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Computer-generated van der Waerden partitions


Authors: R. S. Stevens and R. Shantaram
Journal: Math. Comp. 32 (1978), 635-636
MSC: Primary 10A45; Secondary 10-04
MathSciNet review: 0491468
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Abstract: An exhaustive search made on a PDP-8 mini-computer shows the value of the van der Waerden number $ n(2,5)$ to be 178.


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  • [1] V. Chvátal, Some unknown van der Waerden numbers, Combinatorial Structures and their Applications (Proc. Calgary Internat. Conf., Calgary, Alta., 1969) Gordon and Breach, New York, 1970, pp. 31–33. MR 0266891
  • [2] A. Y. Khinchin, Three pearls of number theory, Graylock Press, Rochester, N. Y., 1952. MR 0046372

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1978-0491468-X
Article copyright: © Copyright 1978 American Mathematical Society