Aspects of Combinatorics: A Wide-ranging Introduction
Building from basics and demonstrating the relationships among the various branches of combinatorics, Victor Bryant presents the results in a straightforward way. Numerous examples and exercises including hints and solutions are included throughout and serve to lead the reader to some of the deeper results of the subject, many of which are usually excluded from introductory texts.
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The binomial coefficients
How many trees?
The marriage theorem
Three basic principles
The first theorem of graph theory
Harems and tournaments
Designs and codes
Hints for exercises
Answers to exercises
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