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Graphs, Algorithms, and Optimization, Second Edition


William Kocay, Donald L. Kreher
September 26, 2016

The second edition of this popular book presents the theory of graphs from an algorithmic viewpoint. The authors present the graph theory in a rigorous, but informal style and cover most of the main areas of graph theory. The ideas of surface topology are presented from an intuitive point of view. W...

Additive Combinatorics: A Menu of Research Problems

Bela Bajnok
April 23, 2018

Additive Combinatorics: A Menu of Research Problems is the first book of its kind to provide readers with an opportunity to actively explore the relatively new field of additive combinatorics. The author has written the book specifically for students of any background and proficiency level, from...

Monomial Algebras, Second Edition

Rafael Villarreal
March 12, 2018

Monomial Algebras, Second Edition presents algebraic, combinatorial, and computational methods for studying monomial algebras and their ideals, including Stanley–Reisner rings, monomial subrings, Ehrhart rings, and blowup algebras. It emphasizes square-free monomials and the corresponding graphs,...

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods

Anthony Bonato, Pawel Pralat
December 27, 2017

Graph Searching Games and Probabilistic Methods is the first book that focuses on the intersection of graph searching games and probabilistic methods. The book explores various applications of these powerful mathematical tools to games and processes such as Cops and Robbers, Zombie and Survivors,...

Crossing Numbers of Graphs

Marcus Schaefer
December 05, 2017

Crossing Numbers of Graphs is the first book devoted to the crossing number, an increasingly popular object of study with surprising connections. The field has matured into a large body of work, which includes identifiable core results and techniques. The book presents a wide variety of ideas and...

Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics, Second Edition

Kenneth H. Rosen
December 01, 2017

Handbook of Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics provides a comprehensive reference volume for mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, as well as students and reference librarians. The material is presented so that key information can be located and used quickly and easily. Each chapter...

Graph-Theoretical Matrices in Chemistry

Dusanka Janezic, Ante Milicevic, Sonja Nikolic, Nenad Trinajstic
November 22, 2017

Graph-Theoretical Matrices in Chemistry presents a systematic survey of graph-theoretical matrices and highlights their potential uses. This comprehensive volume is an updated, extended version of a former bestseller featuring a series of mathematical chemistry monographs. In this edition, nearly...

Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry, Third Edition

Csaba D. Toth, Joseph O'Rourke, Jacob E. Goodman
November 09, 2017

The Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry is intended as a reference book fully accessible to nonspecialists as well as specialists, covering all major aspects of both fields. The book offers the most important results and methods in discrete and computational geometry to those who use...

A Tour through Graph Theory

Karin R Saoub
October 30, 2017

A Tour Through Graph Theory introduces graph theory to students who are not mathematics majors. Rather than featuring formal mathematical proofs, the book focuses on explanations and logical reasoning. It also includes thoughtful discussions of historical problems and modern questions. The book...

An Invitation to the Rogers-Ramanujan Identities

Andrew V. Sills
October 12, 2017

The Rogers--Ramanujan identities are a pair of infinite series—infinite product identities that were first discovered in 1894. Over the past several decades these identities, and identities of similar type, have found applications in number theory, combinatorics, Lie algebra and vertex operator...

Combinatorics, Second Edition

Nicholas Loehr
August 18, 2017

Combinatorics, Second Edition is a well-rounded, general introduction to the subjects of enumerative, bijective, and algebraic combinatorics. The textbook emphasizes bijective proofs, which provide elegant solutions to counting problems by setting up one-to-one correspondences between two sets of...

Combinatorics of Compositions and Words

Silvia Heubach, Toufik Mansour
June 14, 2017

A One-Stop Source of Known Results, a Bibliography of Papers on the Subject, and Novel Research Directions Focusing on a very active area of research in the last decade, Combinatorics of Compositions and Words provides an introduction to the methods used in the combinatorics of pattern avoidance...

Combinatorial Pattern Matching Algorithms in Computational Biology Using Perl and R

Gabriel Valiente
June 14, 2017

Emphasizing the search for patterns within and between biological sequences, trees, and graphs, Combinatorial Pattern Matching Algorithms in Computational Biology Using Perl and R shows how combinatorial pattern matching algorithms can solve computational biology problems that arise in the analysis...