Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath Number

The following quantities are relatively well-known: The sum of these two quantities is the Erdős-Bacon Number. Another quantity is slightly less well-known: These three are combined to form the Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath Number. Jonathan Love has an Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath Number of 11, as can be confirmed by the following data:

Erdős Number Bacon Number Sabbath Number
Paul Erdős (0) Kevin Bacon (0) Tony Iommi (0)
wrote
On 2-designs
with
acted in
A Few Good Men
with
performed in
Smoke on the Water (Rock Aid Armenia)
with
Richard M. Wilson (1) Kiefer Sutherland (1) David Gilmour (1)
wrote
Embeddings of ultrametric spaces in finite-dimensional structures
with
acted in
To End All Wars
with
performed in
The Show Must Go On (Pink Floyd)
with
Eric B. Baum (2) Yugo Saso (2) Bruce Johnston (2)
wrote
Running dynamic programming algorithms on a DNA computer
with
acted in
Jitensha
with
performed in
Spirit Voices (The King's Singers)
with
Dan Boneh (3) Jonathan Love (3) Gabriel Crouch (3)
wrote
Supersingular Curves With Small
Non-integer Endomorphisms

with
performed in
Princeton Glee Club Presents:
Ensemble Basiani

with
Jonathan Love (4) Jonathan Love (4)


Erdos-Bacon-Sabbath Number References

Last Updated March 2020