Combinatorics (Math 4707), Spring 2018

Darij Grinberg (203B Vincent Hall)

Moodle site for 4707.

Main resources:


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Quick book references (italics = free): Loehr (errata); Graham/Knuth/Patashnik (errata); Bogart; Bóna; Galvin; Lehman/Leighton/Meyer.

Basics on equivalence relations and equivalence classes: class materials by Melissa Lynn and by Jonathan Rogness (part 1 and part 2).

Extra notes: Network flows (sourcecode); this includes definitions of simple digraphs and multidigraphs.

See Math 5707 from Spring 2017 for some graph theory, specifically lecture 9 for trees and their many definitions.

See Math 4707 from Fall 2017 for some solved exercises.

"Black"board writing:

(Jan 29: Vic Reiner was substituting, talking about Inclusion/Exclusion and the Multinomial Formula. See Sections 16 of Galvin for the former and the WP for the latter.)
(Fri 28: Vic Reiner was substituting, talking about Catalan numbers.)
(Mar 7: Vic Reiner was substituting, talking about generating functions.)

Homework and other problems:

A LaTeX template for those who want to write their solutions in LaTeX. (Compiled PDF.)

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