Micha Perles

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Micha Asher Perles
Alma materHebrew University
Known forPerles configuration, Perles–Sauer–Shelah lemma, pumping lemma
Scientific career
Fieldsconvexity, combinatorics, graph theory
Thesis (1964)
Doctoral advisorBranko Grünbaum
Doctoral studentsNoga Alon, Gil Kalai, Nati Linial

Micha Asher Perles is an Israeli mathematician working in geometry, a professor emeritus at the Hebrew University.[1] He earned his Ph.D. in 1964 from the Hebrew University, under the supervision of Branko Grünbaum.[2] His contributions include:

Notable students of Perles include Noga Alon, Gil Kalai, and Nati Linial.[2]


  1. ^ Faculty profile, Hebrew University, retrieved 2013-12-12.
  2. ^ a b Micha Perles at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Grünbaum, Branko (2003), Convex polytopes, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, vol. 221 (Second ed.), New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 93–95, ISBN 0-387-00424-6, MR 1976856.
  4. ^ Shelah, Saharon (1972), "A combinatorial problem; stability and order for models and theories in infinitary languages", Pacific Journal of Mathematics, 41: 247–261, doi:10.2140/pjm.1972.41.247, MR 0307903.
  5. ^ Kalai, Gil (September 28, 2008), "Extremal Combinatorics III: Some Basic Theorems", Combinatorics and More.
  6. ^ Dewdney, A. K. (1993), The New Turing Omnibus: Sixty-Six Excursions in Computer Science, Macmillan, p. 91, ISBN 9780805071665.

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