Thread: Road Coloring Problem solved

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    Road Coloring Problem solved

    No, I've never heard of it either, but as the article says this could have a profound impact.

    The conjecture essentially assumed it's possible to create a "universal map" that can direct people to arrive at a certain destination, at the same time, regardless of starting point. Experts say the proposition could have real-life applications in mapping and computer science.
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    I'm not immature, I'm refined in the opposite direction.

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    In response to this, are cities going to paint the curb of the roads certain colors, now?

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    Hurry Slowly vart's Avatar
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    and you are ready to make 5 circles around the block just to get to the building on the over side of the street?
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