# U. S. R. Murty

**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

- 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.

## References

- 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.
- Donald Knuth list of South Asian names of computer scientists. Accessed on 2010-01-01.
- Cross Appointed and Adjunct Faculty Members of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
- Murty, U. S. R. entry at MathSciNet
- "News and Notices",
*The Annals of Mathematical Statistics*,**40**(2): 728–740, 1969, doi:10.1214/aoms/1177697752, JSTOR 2239503. - U. S. R. Murty at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Cunningham et al. (2004).

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