Paul Erdős and probabilistic reasoning

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Abstract

One of the major contributions of Paul Erdős is the development of the Probabilistic Method and its applications in Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Additive Number Theory and Combinatorial Geometry. This short paper describes some of the beautiful applications of the method, focusing on the long-term impact of the work, questions and results of Erdős. This is mostly a survey, but it contains a few novel results as well.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBolyai Society Mathematical Studies
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages11-33
Number of pages23
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameBolyai Society Mathematical Studies
Volume25
ISSN (Print)1217-4696

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics

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