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The Dinitz problem

  • Martin Aigner
  • Günter M. Ziegler
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Abstract

The four-color problem was a main driving force for the development of graph theory as we know it today, and coloring is still a topic that many graph theorists like best. Here is a simple-sounding coloring problem, raised by Jeff Dinitz in 1978, which defied all attacks until its astonishingly simple solution by Fred Galvin fifteen years later.

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© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Aigner
    • 1
  • Günter M. Ziegler
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für MathematikFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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