Person: Trahtman, Avraham Naumovich
Abram Trakhtman is a Russian-born mathematician who is best known for solving the 'Road Colouring Problem'.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Unlike Fermat's Last Theorem which required lots of technical and sophisticated mathematical techniques to crack, the maths behind Trakhtman's solution is not complicated, it just required a clever new way to look for the solution.
Born 10 February 1944, Kalinovo, Sverdlovsk oblast, USSR (now Russia).
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive