Ernest S. Croot III

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Ernest S. Croot III
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Born 30 July 1972
Residence U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Georgia
Centre College
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Georgia Institute of Technology

Ernest S. Croot III is a mathematician and Professor at the School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is known for his solution of the Erdős–Graham conjecture,[1][2] and for contributlng to the solutlon of the cap set problem.[3]


Ernest Croot attended Centre College at Danville, Kentucky, where he received a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Computer Science in 1994. In 2000, he completed a Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Georgia under the supervision of Andrew Granville.


  1. ^ Williams, Phil (1999-10-11). "Grad student rewarded for solving well-known mathematics problem". The Red and Black. Retrieved 2007-10-11. 
  2. ^ Glibichuk, A.A. (2006). "Combinational properties of sets of residues modulo a prime and the Erdős–Graham problem". Mathematical Notes. 79 (3): 356–365. doi:10.1007/s11006-006-0040-8. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ Klarreich, Erica (May 31, 2016), "Simple Set Game Proof Stuns Mathematicians", Quanta .

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