Mathematician:Claude Jacques Roger Berge

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Mathematician

French mathematician who is considered to be one of the modern founders of combinatorics and graph theory.

One of the founders of the Oulipo French literary group.


Nationality

French


History

  • Born: 5 June 1926 in Paris, France
  • Died: 30 June 2002 in Paris, France


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Claude Jacques Roger Berge can be found here.


Publications

  • 1957: Théorie générale des jeux à n personnes (General theory of games for n players)
  • 1958: Théorie des graphes et ses applications
  • 1959: Espaces topologiques, fonctions multivoques
  • 1962: Programmes, jeux et réseaux de transport (with A. Ghouila-Houri)
  • 1963: Graphes parfaits (Perfect graphs), 1963
  • 1963: Topological Spaces: Including a Treatment of Multi-Valued Functions, Vector Spaces and Convexity (English translation of Espaces topologiques, fonctions multivoques)
  • 1964: The Theory of Graphs and its Applications (English translation of Théorie des graphes et ses applications)
  • 1965: Programming, Games and Transportation Networks (English translation of Programmes, jeux et réseaux de transport), (with A. Ghouila-Houri)
  • 1968: Principes de Combinatoire
  • 1969: Graphes et Hypergraphes
  • 1971: Principles of Combinatorics (English translation of Principes de Combinatoire)
  • 1973: Graphs and Hypergraphs (English translation of Graphes et Hypergraphes)
  • 1987: Hypergraphes. Combinatoires des ensembles finis


Literary Works

  • 1961: Sculptures Multipètres
  • 1983: La Reine Aztèque (Aztec Queen)
  • 1994: Qui a tué le Duc de Densmore? (Who Killed the Duke of Densmore?)
  • 1997: Raymond Queneau et la combinatoire (Raymond Queneau and combinatorics)


Sources