by Albert Nijenhuis, Herbert S. Wilf
Publisher: Academic Press Inc 1978
Number of pages: 316
The book is a collection of mathematical algorithms with many new and interesting examples in this second edition. The authors tried to place in the reader's hands a kit of building blocks with which the reader can construct more elaborate structures.
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by Gian-Carlo Rota
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.
by Peter J. Cameron - Queen Mary, University of London
Contents: Subsets and binomial coefficients; Selections and arrangements; Power series; Recurrence relations; Partitions and permutations; The Principle of Inclusion and Exclusion; Families of sets; Systems of distinct representatives; etc.
by Philippe Flajolet, Robert Sedgewick - Cambridge University Press
Deals with the the analysis of discrete structures, that emerged over the past years as an essential tool in the understanding of computer programs and models with applications in science. The text contains examples and exercises.
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.