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Some Erdös Number Records

Some Erdös Number Records

The coauthors of Paul Erdös tend to be prolific collaborators themselves. Here are some extremes taken from our 2015 data.

Coauthors of Erdös with many other coauthors:

                ALON, NOGA M.                          435
                HARARY, FRANK*                         315
                COLBOURN, CHARLES JOSEPH               244
                SHELAH, SAHARON                        223
                TUZA, ZSOLT                            223
                SALAMON, PETER                         220
                WEST, DOUGLAS BRENT                    201
                GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                   196
                LUCA, FLORIAN                          193
                HSU, DERBIAU FRANK                     170
                BOLLOBAS, BELA                         166
                PACH, JANOS                            154
                KLEITMAN, DANIEL J.                    152
                ODLYZKO, ANDREW MICHAEL                151
                JANSON, SVANTE                         149
                CAMERON, PETER J.                      145
                LOVASZ, LASZLO                         145
                RODL, VOJTECH                          145
                CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)          142
                SAKS, MICHAEL EZRA                     140
                FABER, VANCE                           138
                LINIAL, NATHAN                         137
                HELL, PAVOL                            136
                DIACONIS, PERSI W.                     133
                KOREN, ISRAEL                          132
                HEDETNIEMI, STEPHEN TRAVIS             126
                SHALLIT, JEFFREY OUTLAW                126
                FUREDI, ZOLTAN                         123
                WORMALD, NICHOLAS CHARLES              123
                NESETRIL, JAROSLAV                     122
                KOSTOCHKA, ALEXANDR V.                 121
                ARONOV, BORIS                          119
                WINKLER, PETER MANN                    118
                HENNING, MICHAEL ANTHONY               115
                GODDARD, WAYNE DEAN                    114
                SPENCER, JOEL HAROLD                   114
                CHARTRAND, GARY THEODORE               112
                POMERANCE, CARL BERNARD                112
                MCKAY, BRENDAN DAMIEN                  111
                STINSON, DOUGLAS ROBERT                111
                BABAI, LASZLO                          107
                HOFFMAN, ALAN JEROME                   105
                LUCZAK, TOMASZ                         105
                MCELIECE, ROBERT JAMES                 102


Coauthors of Erdös with many other coauthors
        who are also coauthors of Erdös:

                ALON, NOGA M.                           54
                BOLLOBAS, BELA                          44
                HARARY, FRANK*                          44
                GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                    43
                RODL, VOJTECH                           43
                FUREDI, ZOLTAN                          40
                TUZA, ZSOLT                             40
                SOS, VERA TURAN                         39
                GYARFAS, ANDRAS                         34
                SPENCER, JOEL H.                        34
                PACH, JANOS                             32
                CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)           31
                FAUDREE, RALPH JASPER, JR.*             30
                HAJNAL, ANDRAS                          30
                POMERANCE, CARL BERNARD                 30
                SZEMEREDI, ENDRE                        30


People with Erdös number 2 having many
        coauthors with Erdös number 1:

                Lesniak, Linda M.                       19
                Duffus, Dwight A.                       17
                Beineke, Lowell Wayne                   15
                Frieze, Alan M.                         15
                Rucinski, Andrzej                       15
                Slater, Peter J.                        15
                Pudlak, Pavel                           13
                Sudakov, Benjamin                       13
                Yuster, Raphael                         13
                Barany, Imre                            12
                Pintz, Janos                            12
                Saba, Farrokh                           12
                Seymour, Paul D.                        12
                Wallis, Walter Denis                    12
                Zhou, Weiping                           12
                Balogh, Jozsef                          11
                Brightwell, Graham R.                   11
                Brouwer, Andries E.                     11
                Cockayne, Ernest James                  11
                Haxell, Penny E.                        11
                Hilton, Anthony J. W.                   11
                Katona, Gyula O. H.                     11
                Lagarias, Jeffrey Clark                 11
                Mubayi, Dhruv                           11
                Plummer, Michael D.                     11
                Praeger, Cheryl Elisabeth               11
                Reed, Bruce A.                          11
                Shparlinski, Igor E.                    11
                Zhu, Xuding                             11


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