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By Ian Anderson

Drawing on many years'experience of training discrete mathem atics to scholars of all degrees, Anderson introduces reminiscent of pects as enumeration, graph concept and configurations or arr angements. beginning with an advent to counting and rel ated difficulties, he strikes directly to the fundamental rules of graph theor y with specific emphasis on bushes and planar graphs. He de scribes the inclusion-exclusion precept through partit ions of units which in flip ends up in a learn of Stirling and Bell numbers. Then follows a remedy of Hamiltonian cycles, Eulerian circuits in graphs, and Latin squares in addition to facts of Hall's theorem. He concludes with the buildings of schedules and a short creation to dam designs. each one bankruptcy is subsidized through a few examples, with straightforw ard purposes of rules and more difficult problems.

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