FUNDAMENTALS OF DISCRETE MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES

FUNDAMENTALS OF DISCRETE MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES

by K. R. CHOWDHARY

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FUNDAMENTALS OF DISCRETE MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURES by K. R. CHOWDHARY

This updated text, now in its Third Edition, continues to provide the basic concepts of discrete mathematics and its applications at an appropriate level of rigour. The text teaches mathematical logic, discusses how to work with discrete structures, analyzes combinatorial approach to problem-solving and develops an ability to create and understand mathematical models and algorithms essentials for writing computer programs. Every concept introduced in the text is first explained from the point of view of mathematics, followed by its relation to Computer Science. In addition, it offers excellent coverage of graph theory, mathematical reasoning, foundational material on set theory, relations and their computer representation, supported by a number of worked-out examples and exercises to reinforce the students’ skill. Primarily intended for undergraduate students of Computer Science and Engineering, and Information Technology, this text will also be useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Computer Applications. New to this EditionIncorporates many new sections and subsections such as recurrence relations with constant coefficients, linear recurrence relations with and without constant coefficients, rules for counting and shorting, Peano axioms, graph connecting, graph scanning algorithm, lexicographic shorting, chains, antichains and order-isomorphism, complemented lattices, isomorphic order sets, cyclic groups, automorphism groups, Abelian groups, group homomorphism, subgroups, permutation groups, cosets, and quotient subgroups. Includes many new worked-out examples, definitions, theorems, exercises, and GATE level MCQs with answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788120350748
Publisher: PHI Learning
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,072,572
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

K.R. CHOWDHARY, Ph.D., Director, Jodhpur Institute of Engineering and Technology, School of Engineering & Technology for Girls (JIET-SETG), is visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur since 2010. Earlier, he served as Professor and Head in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, M.B.M. Engineering College, Jodhpur and Scientific Officer at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. Dr. Chowdhary has more than two decades of teaching and research experience and has published several articles in journals. He is the member of Board of Studies of various universities in the state of Rajasthan.

Table of Contents

Preface Preface to the First Edition 1. Discrete Structures and Set Theory 2. Induction, Recursion and Recurrences 3. Combinatorics 4. Discrete Probability 5. Mathematical Logic 6. Logical Inferencing 7. Predicate Logic 8. Graph Theory 9. Relations 10. Transitive Closure and Warshall’s Algorithm 11. Equivalence and Partial Ordering Relations 12. Trees 13. Algebraic Systems 14. Languages, Automata and Grammars 15. Prime Numbers and Cryptosystems Bibliography Index

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