Mathematician:Ronald Lewis Graham
American mathematician famous for his work in the field of Ramsey theory.
Notable for introducing Graham's number, the largest number ever yet encountered in mathematics.
Popularized the concept of the Erdős number.
- Born: October 31, 1935 in Taft, California.
Theorems and Definitions
Definitions of concepts named for Ronald Lewis Graham can be found here.
- 1963: A theorem on partitions (Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society Vol. 3, no. 4: pp. 435 – 441)
- 1964: Complete sequences of polynomial values (Duke Math. J. Vol. 31: pp. 275 – 285)
- 1964: On finite sums of unit fractions (Proc. London Math. Soc. Ser. 3 Vol. 14: pp. 193 – 207)
- Nov. 1964: A Fibonacci-Like Sequence of Composite Numbers (Math. Mag. Vol. 37, no. 5: pp. 322 – 324) www.jstor.org/stable/2689243
- 1975: On multicolor Ramsey numbers for complete bipartite graphs (with Fan Chung)
- 1989: Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science (with Donald E. Knuth and Oren Patashnik)
- 1989: Steiner trees on a checkerboard (with Martin Gardner and Fan Chung)
- 1994: Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science, 2nd ed. (with Donald E. Knuth and Oren Patashnik) (ISBN 0-201-55802-5)
- 1998: Erdős on Graphs: His Legacy of Unsolved Problems (with Fan Chung) (ISBN 1-56881-079-2)