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Combinatorics

  • Mark Kac
  • Gian-Carlo Rota
  • Jacob T. Schwartz
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series

Abstract

Combinatorial analysis—or, as it is coming to be called, combinatorial theory — is both the oldest and one of the least developed branches of mathematics. The reason for this apparent paradox will become clear toward the end of the present account.

Keywords

Planar Graph Travel Salesman Problem Combinatorial Problem Combinatorial Theory Coloring Problem 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Kac
  • Gian-Carlo Rota
    • 1
  • Jacob T. Schwartz
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Mathematics and PhilosophyMITCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Courant InstituteNew YorkUSA

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