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Some Erdös Number Records

The coauthors of Paul Erdös tend to be prolific collaborators themselves.  Here are some extremes taken from our 2007 data.

Coauthors of Erdös with many other coauthors:

                HARARY, FRANK*                        315
                ALON, NOGA M.                         279
                SHELAH, SAHARON                       195
                COLBOURN, CHARLES JOSEPH              176
                TUZA, ZSOLT                           153
                GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                  150
                KLEITMAN, DANIEL J.                   134
                ODLYZKO, ANDREW MICHAEL               133
                BOLLOBAS, BELA                        126
                LOVASZ, LASZLO                        126
                WEST, DOUGLAS BRENT                   124
                SAKS, MICHAEL EZRA                    121
                CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)         116
                SALAMON, PETER                        113
                RODL, VOJTECH                         111
                CHARTRAND, GARY THEODORE              103
                NESETRIL, JAROSLAV                    102
                PACH, JANOS                           100

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

                ALON, NOGA M.                          51
                GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                   44
                HARARY, FRANK*                         44
                RODL, VOJTECH                          42
                TUZA, ZSOLT                            39
                BOLLOBAS, BELA                         37
                SOS, VERA TURAN                        37
                FUREDI, ZOLTMAN                        36
                SPENCER, JOEL H.                       35
                PACH, JANOS                            32
                CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)          31
                FAUDREE, RALPH JASPER, JR.             30
                HAJNAL, ANDRAS                         30
                LOVASZ, LASZLO                         30

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

                Lesniak, Linda M.                      19
                Beineke, Lowell Wayne                  15
                Duffus, Dwight                         15
                Frieze, Alan M.                        14
                Rucinski, Andrezej                     14
                Slater, Peter J.                       14
                Barany, Imre                           12
                Pudlak, Pavel                          12
                Saba, Farrokh                          12
                Wallis, Walter Denis                   12
                Brightwell, Graham R.                  11
                Cockayne, Ernest J.                    11
                Plummer, Michael D.                    11
                Seymour, Paul D.                       11
                Yuster, Raphael                        11

 


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