# Gordon Royle Information

*https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Royle*

**Gordon F. Royle** is a Professor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics at
The University of Western Australia.^{
[1]}

Royle is the co-author (with
Chris Godsil) of the book *Algebraic Graph Theory* (Springer Verlag, 2001,
ISBN
0-387-95220-9).
Royle is also known for his research into the
mathematics of Sudoku and his search for the Sudoku puzzle with the smallest number of entries that has a unique solution.^{
[2]}

Royle earned his Ph.D. in 1987 from the
University of Western Australia under the supervision of
Cheryl Praeger and
Brendan McKay.^{
[3]}