Combinatorial Analysis

A spiral graph of embedded polygons from 3-sided to 9-sided.

An embedded planar graph without isthmuses. In this case the 9-sided face is on the outside and the 7–sided face is completely inside. (Image by Richard Stanley.)

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MIT Course Number

18.314

As Taught In

Fall 2014

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course analyzes combinatorial problems and methods for their solution. Topics include: enumeration, generating functions, recurrence relations, construction of bijections, introduction to graph theory, network algorithms, and extremal combinatorics.

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Richard Stanley. 18.314 Combinatorial Analysis, Fall 2014. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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