The Sunflower Lemma of Erdős and Rado


Title: The Sunflower Lemma of Erdős and Rado
Author: René Thiemann (rene /dot/ thiemann /at/ uibk /dot/ ac /dot/ at)
Submission date: 2021-02-25
Abstract: We formally define sunflowers and provide a formalization of the sunflower lemma of Erdős and Rado: whenever a set of size-k-sets has a larger cardinality than (r - 1)k · k!, then it contains a sunflower of cardinality r.
  author  = {René Thiemann},
  title   = {The Sunflower Lemma of Erdős and Rado},
  journal = {Archive of Formal Proofs},
  month   = feb,
  year    = 2021,
  note    = {\url{},
            Formal proof development},
  ISSN    = {2150-914x},
License: BSD License
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