U. S. R. Murty

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U.S.R.Murty (1996)

Uppaluri Siva Ramachandra Murty,[1][2] or U. S. R. Murty (as he prefers to write his name), is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo.[3][4]

U. S. R. Murty received his Ph.D. in 1967 from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, with a thesis on extremal graph theory;[5] his advisor was C. R. Rao.[6] Murty is well known for his work in matroid theory and graph theory, and mainly for being a co-author with J. A. Bondy of a textbook on graph theory. Murty has served as a managing editor and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B.[7]

Selected publications[edit]

  • John Adrian Bondy and U. S. R. Murty (1976), Graph Theory with Applications. North-Holland. Book's page at the University of Paris VI.
  • John Adrian Bondy and U. A. R. Murty (1979), "Graph Theory and Related Topics." Academic Press Inc. ISBN 978-0121143503.
  • U. S. R. Murty (1971) How Many Magic Configurations are There? The American Mathematical Monthly.
  • U. S. R. Murty (1971) Equicardinal matroids. Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B
  • U. S. R. Murty (1970) Matroids with Sylvester property. Aequationes Mathematicae.
  • Murty, U. S. R. (1968), "On some extremal graphs", Acta Mathematica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 19 (1–2): 69–74, doi:10.1007/BF01894681, MR 0224509
  • de Carvalho, Marcelo H.; Lucchesi, Cláudio L.; Murty, U. S. R. (2002), "On a conjecture of Lovász concerning bricks. II. Bricks of finite characteristic", Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B, 85 (1): 137–180, doi:10.1006/jctb.2001.2092, MR 1900684.


  1. ^ Uppaluri Siva Ramachandra Murty's entry in the Brazilian Directory of Research Groups at the Brazilian Scientific and Technological Development Council (CNPq). Accessed on 2010-01-01.
  2. ^ Donald Knuth list of South Asian names of computer scientists. Accessed on 2010-01-01.
  3. ^ Cross Appointed and Adjunct Faculty Members of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
  4. ^ Murty, U. S. R. entry at MathSciNet
  5. ^ "News and Notices", The Annals of Mathematical Statistics, 40 (2): 728–740, 1969, doi:10.1214/aoms/1177697752, JSTOR 2239503.
  6. ^ U. S. R. Murty at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  7. ^ Cunningham et al. (2004).