A note on the history of the four-colour conjecture

Brendan D. McKay*

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    The four-colour conjecture was brought to public attention in 1854, most probably by Francis or Frederick Guthrie. This moves back by six years the date of the earliest known publication.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)361-363
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Graph Theory
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


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