How the Königsberg bridge problem changed mathematics  Dan Van der Vieren  ...  0 views

Juan José López on 07 Sep 16You'd have a hard time finding the medieval city Königsberg on any modern maps, but one particular quirk in its geography has made it one of the most famous cities in mathematics. Dan Van der Vieren explains how grappling with Königsberg's puzzling seven bridges led famous mathematician Leonhard Euler to invent a new field of mathematics. View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/howthekonigsbergbridgeproblemchangedmathematicsdanvandervieren English subtitles.