Conjecture means what?

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- Dec 9th 2008, 06:20 AMlaxmemuwhat is conjecture?
Conjecture means what?

- Dec 9th 2008, 08:47 AMPlato
- Dec 9th 2008, 09:52 AMmoolimanj
In Graph Theory it can refer to a number of things:

i) total colouring conjecture - which holds for bipartite and planar graphs

ii)list colouring conjecture - type of colouring

iii) Dinitz conjecture - something to do with lattin squares

iv) Reconstruction conjecture - i.e. graps are determined by their subgraphs

I'm sure there are others - its been a while.... - Dec 9th 2008, 10:48 AMBruce
and in number theory it means an unproven theorem. such as Thermat's Last Theorem was up until 15 years ago.