Mathematics-in-Industry Case Studies, Vol 1 (2008)

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Painting the Office

Bruce Reed, David Allwright


A particular instance of a wireless channel assignment problem for office blocks takes this form: If a box is partitioned into cuboids, and each cuboid must be assigned a channel different from those of the cuboids it is in face-to-face contact with, how many channels do you need? We show that the answer may be arbitrarily large.

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Mathematics-in-Industry Case Studies. ISSN: 1913-4967