Jeffrey Achter

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Oulipo's constituency is remarkably diverse. As Motte observes, "The ten founding members came from various disciplines: writers, mathematicians, university professors, and pataphysicians.'' [1] In addition to several amateur number theorists, not the least of whom is Queneau, the graph theorist and combinatorist Claude Berge is a member of the group. Thus, we see a number of combinatorial and anticombinatorial works coming from Oulipo.