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The Hales–Jewett Theorem

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Extremal Combinatorics

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In 1963 A. W. Hales and R. I. Jewett proved a very general result from which most of Ramsey-like theorems may be easily derived. Hales–Jewett theorem is presently one of the most useful techniques in Ramsey theory. Without this result, Ramsey theory would more properly be called Ramseyan theorems.

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Jukna, S. (2011). The Hales–Jewett Theorem. In: Extremal Combinatorics. Texts in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17364-6_26

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