Some Erdös Number Records

The coauthors of Paul Erdös tend to be prolific collaborators themselves. Here are some extremes taken from our 2015 data.

Coauthors of Erdös with many other coauthors:

		ALON, NOGA M.                          435
		HARARY, FRANK*                         315
		COLBOURN, CHARLES JOSEPH               244
		SHELAH, SAHARON                        223
		TUZA, ZSOLT                            223
		SALAMON, PETER                         220
		WEST, DOUGLAS BRENT                    201
		GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                   196
		LUCA, FLORIAN                          193
		HSU, DERBIAU FRANK                     170
		BOLLOBAS, BELA                         166
		PACH, JANOS                            154
		KLEITMAN, DANIEL J.                    152
		ODLYZKO, ANDREW MICHAEL                151
		JANSON, SVANTE                         149
		CAMERON, PETER J.                      145
		LOVASZ, LASZLO                         145
		RODL, VOJTECH                          145
		CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)          142
		SAKS, MICHAEL EZRA                     140
		FABER, VANCE                           138
		LINIAL, NATHAN                         137
		HELL, PAVOL                            136
		DIACONIS, PERSI W.                     133
		KOREN, ISRAEL                          132
		HEDETNIEMI, STEPHEN TRAVIS             126
		SHALLIT, JEFFREY OUTLAW                126
		FUREDI, ZOLTAN                         123
		WORMALD, NICHOLAS CHARLES              123
		NESETRIL, JAROSLAV                     122
		KOSTOCHKA, ALEXANDR V.                 121
		ARONOV, BORIS                          119
		WINKLER, PETER MANN                    118
		HENNING, MICHAEL ANTHONY               115
		GODDARD, WAYNE DEAN                    114
		SPENCER, JOEL HAROLD                   114
		CHARTRAND, GARY THEODORE               112
		POMERANCE, CARL BERNARD                112
		MCKAY, BRENDAN DAMIEN                  111
		STINSON, DOUGLAS ROBERT                111
		BABAI, LASZLO                          107
		HOFFMAN, ALAN JEROME                   105
		LUCZAK, TOMASZ                         105
		MCELIECE, ROBERT JAMES                 102


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

		ALON, NOGA M.                           54
		BOLLOBAS, BELA                          44
		HARARY, FRANK*                          44
		GRAHAM, RONALD LEWIS                    43
		RODL, VOJTECH                           43
		FUREDI, ZOLTAN                          40
		TUZA, ZSOLT                             40
		SOS, VERA TURAN                         39
		GYARFAS, ANDRAS                         34
		SPENCER, JOEL H.                        34
		PACH, JANOS                             32
		CHUNG, FAN RONG KING (GRAHAM)           31
		FAUDREE, RALPH JASPER, JR.*             30
		HAJNAL, ANDRAS                          30
		POMERANCE, CARL BERNARD                 30
		SZEMEREDI, ENDRE                        30


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

		Lesniak, Linda M.                       19
		Duffus, Dwight A.                       17
		Beineke, Lowell Wayne                   15
		Frieze, Alan M.                         15
		Rucinski, Andrzej                       15
		Slater, Peter J.                        15
		Pudlak, Pavel                           13
		Sudakov, Benjamin                       13
		Yuster, Raphael                         13
		Barany, Imre                            12
		Pintz, Janos                            12
		Saba, Farrokh                           12
		Seymour, Paul D.                        12
		Wallis, Walter Denis                    12
		Zhou, Weiping                           12
		Balogh, Jozsef                          11
		Brightwell, Graham R.                   11
		Brouwer, Andries E.                     11
		Cockayne, Ernest James                  11
		Haxell, Penny E.                        11
		Hilton, Anthony J. W.                   11
		Katona, Gyula O. H.                     11
		Lagarias, Jeffrey Clark                 11
		Mubayi, Dhruv                           11
		Plummer, Michael D.                     11
		Praeger, Cheryl Elisabeth               11
		Reed, Bruce A.                          11
		Shparlinski, Igor E.                    11
		Zhu, Xuding                             11


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