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Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved

Robin Wilson ; with a new foreword by Ian Stewart
Format
Book
Published
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Edition
Revised color edition
Language
English
Series
Princeton Science Library
ISBN
9780691158228 (paper : acid-free paper), 0691158223 (paper : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Preface to the revised color edition
  • Preface to the original edition
  • 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!
  • Is it a proof?
  • Chronology of events
  • Glossary.
Description
xii, 199 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • First published: London : Penguin Group, 2002, under title Four colours suffice.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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