Applied Combinatorics / Edition 6

Applied Combinatorics / Edition 6

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by Alan Tucker
     
 

Explains how to reason and model combinatorially. Enables students to develop proficiency in fundamental discrete math problem solving in the manner that a calculus textbook develops competence in basic analysis problem solving. Stresses the systematic analysis of different possibilities, exploration of the logical structure of a problem and ingenuity. This edition… See more details below

Overview

Explains how to reason and model combinatorially. Enables students to develop proficiency in fundamental discrete math problem solving in the manner that a calculus textbook develops competence in basic analysis problem solving. Stresses the systematic analysis of different possibilities, exploration of the logical structure of a problem and ingenuity. This edition contains many new exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470458389
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
596,848
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Graph Theory1
Ch. 1Elements of Graph Theory3
Ch. 2Covering Circuits and Graph Coloring53
Ch. 3Trees and Searching95
Ch. 4Network Algorithms129
Pt. 2Enumeration167
Ch. 5General Counting Methods for Arrangements and Selections169
Ch. 6Generating Functions241
Ch. 7Recurrence Relations273
Ch. 8Inclusion-Exclusion309
Pt. 3Additional Topics341
Ch. 9Polya's Enumeration Formula343
Ch. 10Games with Graphs371
Appendix387
Glossary of Counting and Graph Theory Terms403
Bibliography407
Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems409
Index441

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