by Gian-Carlo Rota
Number of pages: 414
In 1998, Gian-Carlo Rota gave his famous course, Combinatorial Theory, at MIT for the last time. John N. Guidi taped the lectures and took notes which he then wrote up in an almost verbatim manner conveying the substance and some of the atmosphere of the course. Topics covered included sets, relations, enumeration, order, matching, matroids, and geometric probability.
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by S. E. Payne - University of Colorado
These notes deal with enumerative combinatorics. The author included some traditional material and some truly nontrivial material, albeit with a treatment that makes it accessible to the student. He derives a variety of techniques for counting.
by William Chen - Macquarie University
Contents: Uniform Distribution; Classical Discrepancy Problem; Generalization of the Problem; Introduction to Lower Bounds; Introduction to Upper Bounds; Fourier Transform Techniques; Upper Bounds in the Classical Problem; Disc Segment Problem; etc.
by Louis J. Billera, at al. - Cambridge University Press
The rich combinatorial problems arising from the study of various algebraic structures are the subject of the book. It will present the state of the art to graduate students and researchers in combinatorics as well as algebra, geometry, and topology.
by Richard P. Stanley - MIT
The standard guide to the topic for students and experts alike. The material in Volume 1 was chosen to cover those parts of enumerative combinatorics of greatest applicability and with the most important connections with other areas of mathematics.