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Surveys in Combinatorics, 1997 : London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series - R. A. Bailey

Surveys in Combinatorics, 1997

London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series

By: R. A. Bailey (Editor)

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Published: 29th September 1997
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This volume contains the invited lectures given at the Sixteenth British Combinatorial Conference, held in July 1997 at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London. This biennial conference is a well-established international event, with speakers from all over the world. Contained here is a survey of some of the most important work ever in graph theory, with related papers that will be essential background reading to anyone doing research in this field. Also included is an illustration of how recent developments in group theory lead to advances in graph theory, and an exciting new construction of one of the Mathieu groups. Other articles show how to construct a block design, and how to use finite geometries. An account is given of the computational complexity of counting. The book provides a valuable survey of the present state of knowledge in combinatorics. It will be useful to research workers and advanced graduate students, primarily in mathematics but also in computer science, statistics and engineering.

Distinguishing symmetry groups
The harmonious chromatic number and achromatic number of graphs
Computer construction of block designs
Finite quasiprimitive graphs
Tree width and some variations
Minor-monotone graph parameters
Applications of algebraic curves in finite geometry
Finite partially ordered sets
Approximate counting
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ISBN: 9780521598408
ISBN-10: 0521598400
Series: London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 29th September 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.52