Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Paul Erdős

"This week we celebrate the life of the most published mathematician in history, Paul Erdos (AIR-dosh) who was born 100 years ago on March 26," wrote Gary Antonick for The New York Times. "Dr. Erdos, who has been called the world’s greatest problem poser and solver, collaborated with over 500 mathematicians before his death in 1996." Read more at http://wordplay.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/25/erdos/

Here are some more articles:

The Magician of Budapest by Peter Schumer (winner of the 1999 Trevor Evans Award)  http://bit.ly/YREDNm

Reminiscences of Paul Erdös (1913-1996) by the late Melvin Henriksen http://bit.ly/15Q22CT

Paul Erdos among the Dancing Saints by Gerald L. Alexanderson http://bit.ly/15Q2jWD

Erdös Number 1 . . . for Mountain Climbing by Alfinio Flores http://bit.ly/sLjrKX

Paul Erdos: An Infinity of Problems by Ivars Peterson http://bit.ly/10MeBzN

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