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The state of the three color problem

Steinberg, Richard (1993) The state of the three color problem. In: Gimbel, John, Kennedy, John W. and Quintas, Louis V., (eds.) Quo Vadis, Graph Theory?: a Source Book for Challenges and Directions. Annnals of Discrete Mathematics,55. Elsevier B.V., Holland, pp. 211-248. ISBN 9780444894410

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The Three Color Problem is: Under what conditions can the regions of a planar map be colored in three colors so that no two regions with a common boundary have the same color? This paper describes the origin of the Three Color Problem and virtually all the major results and conjectures extant in the literature.

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Additional Information: © 1993 Elsevier B.V.
Library of Congress subject classification: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Sets: Research centres and groups > Management Science Group
Departments > Management
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2009 16:05

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