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Some numerical problems in discrete geometry. (English) Zbl 0946.52009
Summary: What is the smallest square which contains ten pairwise disjoint congruent open disks of unit diameter? It is conjectured that the minimum side is 3.373... .
This paper proves that the side is at least 3.334.
##### MSC:
 52C15 Packing and covering in $$2$$ dimensions (aspects of discrete geometry)
##### Keywords:
discrete geometry; packing of disks; lower bounds
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