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The Mathematics of Endre Szemerédi

  • W. T. GowersEmail author
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Part of the The Abel Prize book series (AP)

Abstract

Endre Szemerédi is a towering figure in combinatorics and one of the great mathematicians of the second half of the twentieth century. In this article we discuss some of his most famous results and give a flavour of their proofs.

Keywords

Bipartite Graph Arithmetic Progression Regularity Lemma Ramsey Number Sorting Network 
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Supplementary material

A lecture by Prof. Gowers in connection with the Abel Prize 2012 to Endre Szemeredi (MP4 295 MB)

A lecture by Prof. Lovasz in connection with the Abel Prize 2012 to Endre Szemeredi (MP4 266 MB)

The Abel Lecture by Endre Szemeredi, the Abel Laureate 2012 (MP4 316 MB)

A lecture by Prof. Wigderson in connection with the Abel Prize 2012 to Endre Szemeredi (MP4 345 MB)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Society 2010 Anniversary Research ProfessorCentre for Mathematical SciencesCambridgeUK

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