Counting Rocks! An Introduction to Combinatorics
by Henry Adams, et al.
Publisher: arXiv.org 2021
Number of pages: 220
This textbook is the written component of an interactive introduction to combinatorics at the undergraduate level. The major topics in this text are counting problems, proof techniques, recurrence relations and generating functions, and an introduction to graph theory.
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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 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 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.
by Dainis Zeps - Latvian University
Contents: Permutations; Combinatorial maps; The correspondence between combinatorial maps and graphs on surfaces; Map's mirror reflection and dual map; Multiplication of combinatorial maps; Normalized combinatorial maps; Geometrical interpretation...