Erdős number

A low Erdős number is a status symbol among 20th century mathematicians and is similar to the 6-degrees-of-separation concept.

Let e(p) be the Erdős number of person p. Your Erdős number is

  • 0 if you are Paul Erdős

  • min{e(x)|xX}+1, where X is the set of all persons you have authored a paper with.

Title Erdős number
Canonical name ErdHosNumber
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:10:55
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:10:55
Owner mathcam (2727)
Last modified by mathcam (2727)
Numerical id 12
Author mathcam (2727)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 01A60
Related topic ErdHosNumber