Collins, George E.

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Collins, George E. Gender: M
George Edwin Collins
born on 10 January 1928 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Lincoln, Iowa, 42n16, 92w42
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°48' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 26°49 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°04'


American mathematician and computer scientist who invented garbage collection by reference counting and the method of quantifier elimination by cylindrical algebraic decomposition.

He received his PhD from Cornell University in 1955. He worked at IBM, the University of Wisconsin–Madison (1966–1986), Ohio State University, RISC-Linz, Delaware University, and North Carolina State University.

George E. Collins died on 21 November 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin at age 89.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 1955 (PhD)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator