The Four-Color Theorem: History, Topological Foundations, and Idea of Proof

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The Four-Color Theorem: History, Topological Foundations, and Idea of Proof - Fritsch, Rudolf, and Fritsch, R, and Fritsch, Gerda

This elegant little book discusses a famous problem that helped to define the field now known as graph theory: what is the minimum number of colors required to print a map such that no two adjoining countries have the same color, no matter how convoluted their boundaries are. Many famous mathematicians have worked on the problem, but the proof ...

The Four-Color Theorem: History, Topological Foundations, and Idea of Proof 1998, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387984971

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