# Collaboration Networks

## My Erdős number is 5.

### My path to Paul Erdős is given as follows:

Z. Ong, A. H.-W. Lo, M. Berryman, and D. Abbott, “Multi-objective evolutionary algorithm for investigating the trade-off between pleiotropy and redundancy,” in Proceedings of SPIE Complex Systems, vol. 6039, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 237-248, 11-14 December, 2005.

Derek Abbott, Charles R. Doering, Carlton M. Caves, Daniel M. Lidar, Howard E. Brandt, Alex R. Hamilton, David K. Ferry, Julio Gea-Banacloche, Sergey M. Bezrukov, and Laszlo B. Kish, “ Dreams Versus Reality: Plenary Debate Session on Quantum Computing,” Quantum Information Processing, Vol. 2, No. 6, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 449-472, December, 2003

Charles R. Doering and Ciprian Foias, “Energy dissipation in body-forced turbulence,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 467, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 289-306, 2002.

Jacques Dixmier and Ciprian Foias, “Sur le spectre ponctuel d’un opérateur (or Hilbert space operators and operator algebras),” in the Proceedings of the 1970 International Conference on Tihany North-Holland, Amsterdam, Colloq. Math. Soc. Janos Bolyai, pp. 127-133, 2002.

Jacques Dixmier, Paul Erdös, and Jean-Louis Nicolas, “Sur le nombre d’invariants fondamentaux des formes binaires,” in On the number of fundamental invariants of binary forms (or rather, On the number of fundamental invariants of binary forms), C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris Sér. I Math, in “On the number of fundamental invariants of binary forms)”, pp.187, pp. 305, 1987

## Collaboration Distance to Albert Einstein: 6

Zhiyang Ong coauthored with Derek Abbott
Derek Abbott coauthored with Charles R. Doering

Charles R. Doering coauthored with Edward A. Spiegel

Edward A. Spiegel coauthored with James L. Anderson

James L. Anderson coauthored with Peter Gabriel Bergmann

Peter Gabriel Bergmann coauthored with Albert Einstein

## Collaboration Distance to Michael S. Waterman: 5

Zhiyang Ong coauthored with Derek Abbott

Derek Abbott coauthored with Cosma Rohilla Shalizi

Cosma Rohilla Shalizi coauthored with Wim Hordijk

Wim Hordijk coauthored with Michael Anthony Steel

Michael Anthony Steel coauthored with Michael S. Waterman

Note: Prof. Waterman was the Faculty Master of Parkside International Residence College at the University of Southern California, where I was once a resident advisor.

## Miscellaneous Information

See http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/otherTools.html for a tool to determine your Erdős number.