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Four colors suffice : how the map problem was solved

Verfasser/in: Robin J Wilson
Verlag: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2002.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history - one that would confound thousands of puzzlers for more than a century. This is the amazing story of how the "map problem" was solved." "The problem posed in the letter came from a former student: What is the least possible number of colors needed  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: History
literature
Medientyp: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Robin J Wilson
ISBN: 0691115338 9780691115337 0691120234 9780691120232
OCLC-Nummer: 51730619
Anmerkungen: Originally published 2002 by Penguin Group, London.
Beschreibung: xii, 262 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Inhalt: The four-colour problem --
The problem is posed --
Euler's famous formula --
Cayley revives the problem ... --
... And Kempe solves it --
A chapter of accidents --
A bombshell from Durham --
Crossing the Atlantic --
A new dawn breaks --
Success! --
... but is it a proof?
Andere Titel Four colours suffice
Verfasserangabe: Robin Wilson.
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On October 23, 1852, Professor Augustus De Morgan wrote a letter to a colleague, unaware that he was launching one of the most famous mathematical conundrums in history - one that would confound  Weiterlesen…

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