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Combinatorial Mathematics

724

Counting problems, with an introduction to Polya's theory; Mobius functions; transversal theory; Ramsey's theorem; Sperner's theorem and related results.

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Prerequisite: 

MATH 290 and at least one mathematics course numbered 450 or higher.

Credit Hours: 
3

Math 724 is an introduction to enumerative combinatorics. Topics to be covered include basic counting principles, induction and recursion, a little graph theory, partitions and compositions, generating functions, inclusion/exclusion, and Polya-Redfield theory.

(Martin 2017 )

Frequency: 
Odd Fall Semesters Only

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