A course in combinatorics by J. H. van Lint, R. M. Wilson

By J. H. van Lint, R. M. Wilson

This significant textbook, a made of decades' instructing, will attract all lecturers of combinatorics who have fun with the breadth and intensity of the topic. The authors take advantage of the truth that combinatorics calls for relatively little technical history to supply not just a regular advent but in addition a view of a few modern difficulties. the entire 36 chapters are in bite-size parts; they conceal a given subject in moderate intensity and are supplemented through workouts, a few with strategies, and references. to prevent an advert hoc visual appeal, the authors have focused on the principal topics of designs, graphs and codes.

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