Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: Erdős number x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Analyzing Distance

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers distance in graphs, first by providing an overview of some fundamental concepts in graph theory. In particular, it discusses connected graphs, cut-vertex and bridge, and ... More


Comparison, ranking, rating, and lists

Péter Érdi

in Ranking: The Unwritten Rules of the Social Game We All Play

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190935467
eISBN:
9780190935498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935467.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, four basic concepts—comparison, ranking, rating, and lists—are introduced, and a number of questions are discussed. Why do we compare ourselves with others? Is comparison the “thief ... More


View: