Coloring problem, again

Ernest Prabhakar (
Fri, 1 Aug 97 10:14:37 -0700

<fontfamily><param>Helvetica</param>HI all,

As most of you should know, Rohit has a lifelong love affair with coloring
problems. No, not the kind with the little books and anumbers, but
drawing maps where two adjacent countries do not have the same color.
This is really important. Honest.

The August Scientific American (
has a section on two-body coloring problems (the Earth-moon map).
Unfortunately, it is in Mathematical Recreations, which sadly is not in
the online version. They also promise next week to show how it applies
to circuit design.

Rohit, you have FoRKed your history of the four-color problem, haven't you?

-- Ernie P.

Ernest Prabhakar
Rhapsody Product Marketing Manager (until Aug 15th)
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