William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition
The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is a highly challenging proof-oriented mathematics competition for undergraduate students in North America.
Top scoring students on the Putnam exam are named Putnam Fellows.
- 1938-1964 -- A good book for students just learning to solve Putnam Problems.
- 1985-2000 by Kiran Kedlaya, Bjorn Poonen, and Ravi Vakil. The three authors are among the most successful Putnam participants of all time.