MTH 547   Combinatorics and Graph Theory

Fall 2002

Instructor: Lubos Thoma
Office: Tyler Hall 214
Tel: 874.4451
Class schedule: Tue 2.00 - 3.15pm, Fr 12.00 - 1.15pm, Tyler Hall 219
Office hours: MWF 3.00 - 4.00pm and by appointment

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Description:   Combinatorics is an essential component of many mathematical areas, and its study has experienced an impressive growth in recent years. The purpose of the course is to present the basic concepts and techniques of combinatorics as well as some of their applications.

Reference book:     F. Roberts, Applied Combinatorics, Prentice Hall (0-13-039313-4)

Additional texts:
    S. Jukna, Extremal combinatorics: with applications in computer science, Springer, 2001 (3-540-66313-4)
    J.H. van Lint and R.M. Wilson, A course in combinatorics, \odaa 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2001 (0-521-80340-3 / 0-521-00601-5 (pbk.))

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