Birthday Paul Erdös
|Born: March 26, 1913
in Budapest, Hungary
September 20, 1996 in Warsaw, Poland
Erdös (1913-1996) was one of the most prolific mathematicians of
all time, having authored over 1500 articles. An Erdös number
measures the shortest distance of a researcher from Erdös on a
graph whose edges represent co-authorship.
Among his numerous honors was the Wolf Prize of 1983-84.