
Re: Hex Win Proof?
Posted:
Mar 23, 2004 4:41 PM


"Alex Malkis" <alexloeschediesmalk@line.cs.unisb.de> wrote in message news://c3q50e$19lq$1@news.wplus.net... > I heard there is a proof of some fixpoint theorem (Brouwer's fixpoint > theorem, maybe?) with the help of the hex game. > > Does anyone know? *********************************************** There is a book by Yu. A. Shashkin called "Fixed Points." The proof that one player must always win at hex is an exercise in this book, but I'm not sure that the author expects the reader to use a fixed point theorem.
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Eric J. Wingler (wingler@math.ysu.edu) Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics Youngstown State University One University Plaza Youngstown, OH 445550001 3309411817

