An Introduction to Combinatorics and Graph Theory
by David Guichard
Publisher: Whitman College 2017
Number of pages: 153
This book walks the reader through the classic parts of Combinatorics and graph theory, while also discussing some recent progress in the area. Contents: Fundamentals; Inclusion-Exclusion; Generating Functions; Systems of Distinct Representatives; Graph Theory; Polya-Redfield Counting.
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In 1998, Gian-Carlo Rota gave his famous course at MIT. John N. Guidi took notes in a verbatim manner conveying the substance of the course. Topics covered included sets, relations, enumeration, order, matching, matroids, and geometric probability.
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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.