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By David Jackson,Terry I. Visentin

Maps are beguilingly uncomplicated constructions with deep and ubiquitous homes. They come up in a necessary manner in lots of parts of arithmetic and mathematical physics, yet require enormous time and computational attempt to generate. Few accrued drawings can be found for reference, and little has been written, in booklet shape, approximately their enumerative facets.

An Atlas of the Smaller Maps in Orientable and Nonorientable Surfaces is the 1st e-book to supply whole collections of maps in addition to their vertex and face walls, variety of rootings, and an index quantity for move referencing. It presents a proof of axiomatization and encoding, and serves as an creation to maps as a combinatorial constitution. The Atlas lists the maps first by means of genus and variety of edges, and offers the embeddings of all graphs with at such a lot 5 edges in orientable surfaces, hence providing the genus distribution for every graph. Exemplifying using the Atlas, the authors discover significant conjectures with origins in mathematical physics and geometry: the Quadrangulation Conjecture and the b-Conjecture.

The authors' transparent, readable exposition and evaluation of enumerative thought makes this assortment obtainable even to pros who're now not experts. For researchers and scholars operating with maps, the Atlas presents a prepared resource of knowledge for trying out conjectures and exploring the algorithmic and algebraic houses of maps.

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