Esther Szekeres

Esther Szekeres née Klein (1910 - 2005) Hungarian mathematician, best known for the happy ending problemMathworldPlanetmath she pondered with Paul Erdős and which led to her marriage to the mathematician George Szekeres.

During World War II, Szekeres and her husband moved to Australia. In Sydney, she lectured at Macquarie University and lobbied to improve mathematics education in high schools in Australia and New Zealand.

As she collaborated with Erdős, Janice L. Malouf and John Selfridge on the paper Subsets of an intervalMathworldPlanetmath whose product is a power, she has Erdős number ( 1.

Title Esther Szekeres
Canonical name EstherSzekeres
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:16:11
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:16:11
Owner Mravinci (12996)
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Author Mravinci (12996)
Entry type Biography
Classification msc 01A61
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Synonym Esther Klein
Synonym Esther Szekeres-Klein