Classic Papers in Combinatorics / Edition 1

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This volume surveys the development of combinatorics since 1930 by presenting in chronological order the fundamental results of the subject proved in over five decades of original papers by:.-T. van Aardenne-Ehrenfest.-R.L. Brooks.-N.G. de Bruijn.-G.F. Clements.-H.H. Crapo.-R.P. Dilworth.-J. Edmonds.-P.Erdös.-L.R. Ford, Jr.-D.R. Fulkerson.-D. Gale.-L. Geissinger.-I.J. Good.-R.L. Graham.-A.W. Hales.-P. Hall.-P.R. Halmos.-R.I. Jewett.-I. Kaplansky.-P.W. Kasteleyn.-G. Katona.-D.J. Kleitman.-K. Leeb.-B. Lindström.-L. Lovász.-D. Lubell.-C. St. J.A. Nash-Williams.-G. Pólya.-F.P. Ramsey.-G.C. Rota.-B.L. Rothschild.-H.J. Ryser.-C. Schensted.-M.P. Schützenberger.-R.P. Stanley.-G. Szekeres.-W.T. Tutte.-H.E. Vaughan.-H. Whitney.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817648411
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 11/26/2008
  • Series: Modern Birkhauser Classics Series
  • Edition description: Reprint of the 1987 ed.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

On a Problem of Formal Logic.- Non-Separable and Planar Graphs*.- A Combinatorial Problem in Geometry.- On Representatives of Subsets.- On the Abstract Properties of Linear Dependence1.- The Dissection of Rectangles Into Squares.- On Colouring the Nodes of a Network.- Solution of the “Problème Des Ménages”.- A Ring in Graph Theory.- A Decomposition Theorem for Partially Ordered Sets.- The Marriage Problem*.- Circuits and Trees in Oriented Linear Graphs.- The Factors of Graphs.- A Partition Calculus in Set Theory.- Maximal Flow Through a Network.- On Picture-Writing*.- A Theorem on Flows in Networks.- Combinatorial Properties of Matrices of Zeros and Ones.- Graph Theory and Probability.- The Statistics of Dimers on a Lattice.- Longest Increasing and Decreasing Subsequences.- On a Theorem of R. Jungen.- Regularity and Positional Games.- On Well-Quasi-Ordering Finite Trees.- On the Foundations of Combinatorial Theory.- Paths, Trees, and Flowers.- A Theorem of Finite Sets.- A Short Proof of Sperner’s Lemma.- Möbius Inversion in Lattices.- A Generalization of a Combinatorial Theorem of Macaulay.- Short Proof of a Conjecture by Dyson.- On a Lemma of Littlewood and Offord on the Distributions of Linear Combinations of Vectors*.- Ramsey’s Theorem for a Class of Categories.- A Characterization of Perfect Graphs.- A Note on the Line Reconstruction Problem.- Acyclic Orientations of Graphs*.- Valuations on Distributive Lattices I.- Valuations on Distributive Lattices II.- Valuations on Distributive Lattices III.

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