Applied Combinatorics ( Mitchel T. Keller, et al.)

 
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Applied Combinatorics ( Mitchel T. Keller, et al.)

There is more than enough information in this volume to cover combinatorics in one semester. Although primarily computer science majors were the original target audience, the topics covered make it appropriate for a wide range of pupils.

Topics include:

  • Basic enumeration: strings, sets, binomial coefficients
  • Recursion and mathematical induction
  • Graph theory
  • Partially ordered sets
  • Additional enumeration techniques: inclusion-exclusion, generating functions, recurrence relations, and Polya theory.
  • Graph algorithms: minimum weight spanning trees, Dijkstra's algorithm, network flows

This text is open source and available under a Creative Commons license. To access the free HTML and PDF versions of the text, visit http://rellek.net/appcomb/.

Ebook Details

About the Authors
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mitchel T. Keller teaches at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
  • At the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, William T. Trotter teaches mathematics.
Publisher
Published
Published Date / Year
(2017); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed, 2017)
License(s)
CC BY-SA 4.0
Hardcover
392 pages
eBook Format
HTML and PDF (393 pages)
ISBN-10
1534878653
ISBN-13
978-1534878655

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