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Lovász, László 1948-

Works: 233 works in 783 publications in 3 languages and 10,834 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Biographies  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, htt, Author of introduction
Classifications: QA164, 511.6
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Most widely held works about László Lovász
Most widely held works by László Lovász
Discrete mathematics : elementary and beyond by László Lovász( )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is aimed at undergraduate mathematics and computer science students interested in developing a feeling for what mathematics is all about, where mathematics can be helpful, and what kinds of questions mathematicians work on. The authors discuss a number of selected results and methods of discrete mathematics, mostly from the areas of combinatorics and graph theory, with a little number theory, probability, and combinatorial geometry. Wherever possible, the authors use proofs and problem solving to help students understand the solutions to problems. In addition, there are numerous examples, figures, and exercises spread throughout the book."--Jacket
Combinatorial problems and exercises by László Lovász( Book )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main purpose of this book is to provide help in learning existing techniques in combinatorics. The most effective way of learning such techniques is to solve exercises and problems. This book presents all the material in the form of problems and series of problems (apart from some general comments at the beginning of each chapter). In the second part, a hint is given for each exercise, which contains the main idea necessary for the solution, but allows the reader to practice the techniques by completing the proof. In the third part, a full solution is provided for each problem. This book w
Geometric algorithms and combinatorial optimization by Martin Grötschel( Book )

36 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the publication of the first edition of our book, geometric algorithms and combinatorial optimization have kept growing at the same fast pace as before. Nevertheless, we do not feel that the ongoing research has made this book outdated. Rather, it seems that many of the new results build on the models, algorithms, and theorems presented here. For instance, the celebrated Dyer-Frieze-Kannan algorithm for approximating the volume of a convex body is based on the oracle model of convex bodies and uses the ellipsoid method as a preprocessing technique. The polynomial time equivalence of optimization, separation, and membership has become a commonly employed tool in the study of the complexity of combinatorial optimization problems and in the newly developing field of computational convexity. Implementations of the basis reduction algorithm can be found in various computer algebra software systems. On the other hand, several of the open problems discussed in the first edition are still unsolved. For example, there are still no combinatorial polynomial time algorithms known for minimizing a submodular function or finding a maximum clique in a perfect graph. Moreover, despite the success of the interior point methods for the solution of explicitly given linear programs there is still no method known that solves implicitly given linear programs, such as those described in this book, and that is both practically and theoretically efficient. In particular, it is not known how to adapt interior point methods to such linear programs
Handbook of combinatorics by Ronald L Graham( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matching theory by László Lovász( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of matching theory deals with bipartite matching, network flows, and presents fundamental results for the non-bipartite case. It goes on to study elementary bipartite graphs and elementary graphs in general. Further discussed are 2-matchings, general matching problems as linear programs, the Edmonds Matching Algorithm (and other algorithmic approaches), f-factors and vertex packing
An algorithmic theory of numbers, graphs, and convexity by László Lovász( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and German and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of how complexity questions in computing interact with classical mathematics in the numerical analysis of issues in algorithm design. Algorithmic designers concerned with linear and nonlinear combinatorial optimization will find this volume especially useful. Two algorithms are studied in detail: the ellipsoid method and the simultaneous diophantine approximation method. Although both were developed to study, on a theoretical level, the feasibility of computing some specialized problems in polynomial time, they appear to have practical applications. The book first describes use of the simultaneous diophantine method to develop sophisticated rounding procedures. Then a model is described to compute upper and lower bounds on various measures of convex bodies. Use of the two algorithms is brought together by the author in a study of polyhedra with rational vertices. The book closes with some applications of the results to combinatorial optimization
Horizons of combinatorics by G Fejes Tóth( )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungarian mathematics has always been known for discrete mathematics, including combinatorial number theory, set theory and recently random structures, and combinatorial geometry as well. The recent volume contains high level surveys on these topics with authors mostly being invited speakers for the conference Horizons of Combinatorics held in Balatonalmadi, Hungary in 2006. The collection gives a very good overview of recent trends and results in a large part of combinatorics and related topics, and offers an interesting reading for experienced specialists as well as to young researchers and students
Research trends in combinatorial optimization : Bonn 2008 by William Cook( )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, written by leading experts in combinatorial optimization, features in-depth surveys of current research areas in combinatorial optimization in the broad sense, ranging from applied graph theory to mathematical programming. It also contains numerous new results and shows many interesting current research directions. This book will be indispensible for any researcher in combinatorial optimization
More sets, graphs, and numbers : a salute to Vera Sós and András Hajnal by Ervin Győri( )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discrete mathematics, including (combinatorial) number theory and set theory has always been a stronghold of Hungarian mathematics. The present volume honouring Vera Sos and Andras Hajnal contains survey articles (with classical theorems and state-of-the-art results) and cutting edge expository research papers with new theorems and proofs in the area of the classical Hungarian subjects, like extremal combinatorics, colorings, combinatorial number theory, etc. The open problems and the latest results in the papers inspire further research. The volume is recommended to experienced specialists as well as to young researchers and students
Erdős centennial by László Lovász( )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Erdős was one of the most influential mathematicians of the twentieth century, whose work in number theory, combinatorics, set theory, analysis, and other branches of mathematics has determined the development of large areas of these fields. In 1999, a conference was organized to survey his work, his contributions to mathematics, and the far-reaching impact of his work on many branches of mathematics. On the 100th anniversary of his birth, this volume undertakes the almost impossible task to describe the ways in which problems raised by him and topics initiated by him (indeed, whole branches of mathematics) continue to flourish. Written by outstanding researchers in these areas, these papers include extensive surveys of classical results as well as of new developments."--Page [4] of cover
Greedoids by B. H Korte( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the advent of computers, algorithmic principles play an ever increasing role in mathematics. Algorithms have to exploit the structure of the underlying mathematical object, and properties exploited by algorithms are often closely tied to classical structural analysis in mathematics. This connection between algorithms and structure is in particular apparent in discrete mathematics, where proofs are often constructive, and can be turned into algorithms more directly. The principle of greediness plays a fundamental role both in the design of continuous algorithms (where it is called the steepest descent or gradient method) and of discrete algorithms. The discrete structure most closely related to greediness is a matroid; in fact, matroids may be characterized axiomatically as those independence systems for which the greedy solution is optimal for certain optimization problems (e.g. linear objective functions, bottleneck functions). This book is an attempt to unify different approaches and to lead the reader from fundamental results in matroid theory to the current borderline of open research problems. The monograph begins by reviewing classical concepts from matroid theory and extending them to greedoids. It then proceeds to the discussion of subclasses like interval greedoids, antimatroids or convex geometries, greedoids on partially ordered sets and greedoid intersections. Emphasis is placed on optimization problems in greedois. An algorithmic characterization of greedoids in terms of the greedy algorithm is derived, the behaviour with respect to linear functions is investigated, the shortest path problem for graphs is extended to a class of greedoids, linear descriptions of antimatroid polyhedra and complexity results are given and the Rado-Hall theorem on transversals is generalized. The self-contained volume which assumes only a basic familarity with combinatorial optimization ends with a chapter on topological results in connection with greedoids
Large networks and graph limits by László Lovász( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recently, it became apparent that a large number of the most interesting structures and phenomena of the world can be described by networks. Developing a mathematical theory of very large networks is an important challenge. This book describes one recent approach to this theory, the limit theory of graphs, which has emerged over the last decade. The theory has rich connections with other approaches to the study of large networks, such as "property testing" in computer science and regularity partition in graph theory. It has several applications in extremal graph theory, including the exact formulations and partial answers to very general questions, such as which problems in extremal graph theory are decidable. It also has less obvious connections with other parts of mathematics (classical and non-classical, like probability theory, measure theory, tensor algebras, and semidefinite optimization). This book explains many of these connections, first at an informal level to emphasize the need to apply more advanced mathematical methods, and then gives an exact development of the algebraic theory of graph homomorphisms and of the analytic theory of graph limits."--Publisher description
Algebraic methods in graph theory by Colloquium on Algebraic Methods in Graph Theory( Book )

29 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finite and infinite sets by A Hajnal( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colloquia Mathematica Societatis Jânos Bolyai, 37: Finite and Infinite Sets, Vol. I focuses on the principles, operations, and approaches involved in finite and infinite sets. The selection first elaborates on essential chains and squares, cellular automata in trees, almost disjoint families of countable sets, and application of Lovasz local lemma. Discussions focus on deleting operations, number of all and self-dual E-chains, transversality of E-chains and E-squares, and binary E-chains and E-squares. The text then elaborates on induced subgraphs, inverse extremal digraph problems, two Sperne
Theory of algorithms by Colloquium on the Theory of Algorithms( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N is a number : a portrait of Paul Erdős by George Paul Csicsery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary filmed in England, Hungary, Poland and the United States over a period of four years presenting mathematician Paul Erdos's mathematical quest in its personal and philosophical dimensions, and the tragic historical events that molded his life
Matching theory by László Lovász( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of matching theory deals with bipartite matching, network flows, and presents fundamental results for the non-bipartite case. It goes on to study elementary bipartite graphs and elementary graphs in general. Further discussed are 2-matchings, general matching problems as linear programs, the Edmonds Matching Algorithm (and other algorithmic approaches), f-factors and vertex packing
Combinatorial optimization by William Cook( Book )

15 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew out of the fourth Special Year at DIMACS, which was devoted to the subject of combinatorial optimization. During the special year, a number of workshops, small and large, dealt with various aspects of this theme. Organizers of the workshops and selected participants were asked to write surveys about the hottest results and ideas in their fields. Therefore, this book is not a set of conference proceedings but rather a carefully refereed collection of invited survey articles written by outstanding researchers. Aimed at researchers in discrete mathematics, operations research, and
Diskrete Mathematik by László Lovász( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die diskrete Mathematik ist im Begriff, zu einem der wichtigsten Gebiete der mathematischen Forschung zu werden mit Anwendungen in der Kryptographie, der linearen Programmierung, der Kodierungstheorie und Informatik. Dieses Buch richtet sich an Studenten der Mathematik und Informatik, die ein Gefühl dafür entwickeln möchten, worum es in der Mathematik geht, wobei Mathematik hilfreich sein kann, und mit welcher Art Fragen sich Mathematiker auseinandersetzen. Die Autoren stellen eine Anzahl ausgewählter Ergebnisse und Methoden der diskreten Mathematik vor, hauptsächlich aus den Bereichen Kombinatorik und Graphentheorie, teilweise aber auch aus der Zahlentheorie, der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und der kombinatorischen Geometrie. Wo immer es möglich war, haben die Autoren Beweise und Problemlösungen verwendet, um den Studenten zu helfen, die Lösungen der Fragestellungen zu verstehen. Zusätzlich ist eine Vielzahl von Beispielen, Bildern und Übungsaufgaben über das Buch verteilt. László Lovász ist einer der Leiter der theoretischen Forschungsabteilung der Microsoft Corporation. Er hat 1999 den Wolf-Preis sowie den Gödel-Preis für die beste wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung in der Informatik erhalten. József Pelikán ist Professor am Institut für Algebra und Zahlentheorie der Eötvös Loránd Universität in Budapest. Katalin Vesztergombi ist Senior Lecturer am Fachbereich Mathematik der Universität von Washington in Seattle
Graphs and geometry by László Lovász( Book )

6 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphs are usually represented as geometric objects drawn in the plane, consisting of nodes and curves connecting them. The main message of this book is that such a representation is not merely a way to visualize the graph, but an important mathematical tool. It is obvious that this geometry is crucial in engineering, for example, if you want to understand rigidity of frameworks and mobility of mechanisms. But even if there is no geometry directly connected to the graph-theoretic problem, a well-chosen geometric embedding has mathematical meaning and applications in proofs and algorithms. This book surveys a number of such connections between graph theory and geometry: among others, rubber band representations, coin representations, orthogonal representations, and discrete analytic functions. Applications are given in information theory, statistical physics, graph algorithms and quantum physics. The book is based on courses and lectures that the author has given over the last few decades and offers readers with some knowledge of graph theory, linear algebra, and probability a thorough introduction to this exciting new area with a large collection of illuminating examples and exercises
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Discrete mathematics : elementary and beyond
Combinatorial problems and exercisesHandbook of combinatoricsAn algorithmic theory of numbers, graphs, and convexityHorizons of combinatoricsResearch trends in combinatorial optimization : Bonn 2008More sets, graphs, and numbers : a salute to Vera Sós and András HajnalN is a number : a portrait of Paul ErdősMatching theoryDiskrete Mathematik
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Lāslo Lovāss

László Lovász

László Lovász Hongaars wiskundige

László Lovász Hungarian mathematician

László Lovász matamaiticeoir Ungárach

László Lovász matemàtic hongarès

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László Lovász matematico ungherese

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László Lovász mathématicien hongrois

László Lovász ungarischer Mathematiker

László Lovász ungersk datavetare och matematiker

Lovász, L.

Lovász, L. 1948-

Lovász, L. (László)

Lovász, L. (László), 1948-

Lovász, László

Lovasz, Laszlo 1948-

Lovász László magyar matematikus, egyetemi tanár, az MTA tagja, 2014-től elnöke (* 1948)

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