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Math Encounters - "Erdős Magic: Theorems, Conjectures, Lifestyle, and The Book"

Discussion in 'Mathematics' started by AndrewvanZyl, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. AndrewvanZyl

    AndrewvanZyl Occasional commenter

    National Museum of Mathematics
    Published on Sep 10, 2019
    Paul Erdős was a giant of twentieth century mathematics whose results remain hugely influential. While the popular press emphasized his eccentricities, those who knew Uncle Paul — as he was universally called — were enthralled by his repeated reference to The Book, a powerful metaphor for the repository of all mathematical knowledge. Join mathematician Joel Spencer, one of more than five hundred Erdős collaborators, in a delightful exploration of Erdős and his approach to mathematical games.

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