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The Four Color Theorem

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Author:Robertson, Sanders, Seymour, Thomas; Georgia Tech
Description: A brief summary of a new proof of the Four Color Theorem, with a four-coloring algorithm found by Neil Robertson, Daniel P. Sanders, Paul Seymour and Robin Thomas, illustrated using a map of the United States. Contents: History; Why a new proof?; Outline of the proof; Main features; Configurations; Discharging rules; Pointers; A quadratic algorithm; Discussion; References.

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Graph Theory, Euclidean Plane Geometry, History and Biography, Geography

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