Appropriate for one- or two-semester, junior- to senior-level combinatorics courses.
This trusted best-seller covers the key combinatorial ideas–including the pigeon-hole principle, counting techniques, permutations and combinations, Pólya counting, binomial coefficients, inclusion-exclusion principle, generating functions and recurrence relations, combinatortial structures (matchings, designs, graphs), and flows in networks. The Fifth Edition incorporates feedback from users to the exposition throughout and adds a wealth of new exercises.
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Richard A. Brualdi is Bascom Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served as Chair of the Department of Mathematics from 1993-1999. His research interests lie in matrix theory and combinatorics/graph theory. Professor Brualdi is the author or co-author of six books, and has published extensively. He is one of the editors-in-chief of the journal "Linear Algebra and its Applications" and of the journal "Electronic Journal of Combinatorics." He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the International Linear Algebra Society, and the Institute for Combinatorics and its Applications. He is also a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
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