• John M. Harris
  • Jeffry L. Hirst
  • Michael J. Mossinghoff
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


The formal study of combinatorics dates at least to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s Dissertatio de Arte Combinatoria in the seventeenth century. The last half-century, however, has seen a huge growth in the subject, fueled by problems and applications from many fields of study.


Young Diagram Stable Match Preference List Stable Marriage Pigeonhole Principle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Harris
    • 1
  • Jeffry L. Hirst
    • 2
  • Michael J. Mossinghoff
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsFurman UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State UniversityBooneUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsDavidson CollegeDavidsonUSA

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