Paul Erdos-The artist of problem-posing : notes from a small suitcase

R., Ramanujam (2013) Paul Erdos-The artist of problem-posing : notes from a small suitcase. At Right Angles, 2 (2). pp. 5-10. ISSN 2582-1873

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Paul Erdos has been described as one of the most universally adored mathematicians of all time. No mathematician prior to him or since has had quite the lifestyle he adopted: the peripatetic traveller living out of a suitcase, moving from one friend’s house to another for decades at a stretch, and all the while collaboratively generating papers; no one has had quite the social impact he has had, within the community of mathematicians. This article offers a glimpse of his life and work.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: R., Ramanujam
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Mathematicians, Facebook Theorem, Erdős number
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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