Global Methods for Combinatorial Isoperimetric Problems / Edition 1

Global Methods for Combinatorial Isoperimetric Problems / Edition 1

by L. H. Harper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521832683

ISBN-13: 9780521832687

Pub. Date: 01/31/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The study of combinatorial isoperimetric problems exploits similarities between discrete optimization problems and the classical continuous setting. Based on his many years of teaching experience, Larry Harper focuses on global methods of problem solving. His text will enable graduate students and researchers to quickly reach the most current state of research in

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Overview

The study of combinatorial isoperimetric problems exploits similarities between discrete optimization problems and the classical continuous setting. Based on his many years of teaching experience, Larry Harper focuses on global methods of problem solving. His text will enable graduate students and researchers to quickly reach the most current state of research in this topic. Harper includes numerous worked examples, exercises and material about applications to computer science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521832687
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics Series, #90
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1. The edge-isoperimetric problem; 2. The minimum path problem; 3. Stabilization and compression; 4. The vertex-isoperimetric problem; 5. Stronger stabilization; 6. Higher compression; 7. Isoperimetric problems on infinite graphs; 8. Isoperimetric problems on complexes; 9. Morphisms for MWI problems; 10. Passage to the limit; 11. Afterword; 12. The classical isoperimetric problem.

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