Carsten Thomassen (b. August 22, 1948 in Grindsted) is a danishmathematician, Technical University of Denmark. He is member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters since 1990. His research concerns discrete mathematics and more specifically graph theory. August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Grindsted is a municipality in south-west Denmark, in the county of Ribe on the peninsula of Jutland. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Discrete mathematics, also called finite mathematics, is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete, in the sense of not supporting or requiring the notion of continuity. ... A pictorial representation of a graph In mathematics and computer science, graph theory is the study of graphs, mathematical structures used to model pairwise relations between objects from a certain collection. ...
He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Graph Theory and the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, and editor of Combinatorica, The Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Ser B, Discrete Mathematics, and the European Journal of Combinatorics.
He was awarded the Dedicatory Award of the 6th International Conference on the Theory and Applications of Graphs by the Western Michigan University in May 1988, the Lester R. Ford Award by the Mathematical Association of America in 1993 and the Faculty of Mathematics Alumni Achievement Medal by the University of Waterloo in 2005. He is included on the ISI Web of Knowledge list (http://www.isihighlycited.com/) of the 250 most cited mathematicians.
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