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What is your Erdos number #rstats

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What is Erdos Number

The Erdős number (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɛrdøːʃ]) describes the “collaborative distance” between a person and mathematician Paul Erdős, as measured by authorship of mathematical papers.

The same principle has been proposed for other eminent people in other fields.

http://academic.research.microsoft.com/VisualExplorer#486937&1112639

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Here are two of them-

you can see how prolific Hadley and Ripley are

http://academic.research.microsoft.com/Author/2867732/hadley-wickham

 

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