Book:Robin Wilson/Four Colours Suffice

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Robin Wilson: Four Colours Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved

Published $2002$, Allen Lane

ISBN 0-713-99670-6.


Subject Matter


Contents

Preface
$1$: The four-colour problem
$2$: The problem is posed
$3$: Eulers famous formula
$4$: Cayley revives the problem ...
$5$: ... and Kempe solves it
$6$: A chapter of accidents
$7$: A bombshell from Durham
$8$: Crossing the Atlantic
$9$: A new dawn breaks
$10$: Success!
$11$: ... but is it a proof?
Notes and references
Chronology of events
Glossary
Picture credits
Index