The edge-density of 4-critical planar graphs


Improving a recent result of G. Koester, it is shown that there exist 4-critical planar graphs in which the number of edges is more than twice the number of vertices.

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Grünbaum, B. The edge-density of 4-critical planar graphs. Combinatorica 8, 137–139 (1988).

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