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Author Bryant, Victor, 1945-

Title Aspects of combinatorics : a wide-ranging introduction / Victor Bryant.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.

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 UniM ERC  511.6 BRYA    BILLED
Physical description viii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [262]) and index.
Contents 1 Binomial coefficients 1 -- 2 How many trees? 13 -- 3 Marriage theorem 25 -- 4 Three basic principles 36 -- 5 Latin squares 50 -- 6 First theorem of graph theory 71 -- 7 Edge-colourings 81 -- 8 Harems and tournaments 91 -- 9 Minimax theorems 98 -- 10 Recurrence 109 -- 11 Vertex-colourings 127 -- 12 Rook polynomials 138 -- 13 Planar graphs 151 -- 14 Map-colourings 166 -- 15 Designs and codes 179 -- 16 Ramsey theory 201 -- Hints for exercises 224.
Summary Combinatorics is a broad and important area of mathematics, and this textbook provides the beginner with the ideal introduction to many of the different aspects of the subject. By building up from the basics, and demonstrating the relationships between the various branches of combinatorics, Victor Bryant provides a readable text that presents its results in a straightforward way. Numerous examples and exercises, including hints and solutions, are included throughout and serve to lead the reader to some of the deeper results of the subject, many of which are usually excluded from introductory texts.
Subject Combinatorial analysis.
ISBN 0521419743 (hc)
0521429978 (pb)