Discrete Mathematics

John A. Dossey, Albert D. Otto, Lawrence E. Spence, and Charles Vanden Eynden
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication Date:
2005
Number of Pages:
688
Format:
Hardcover
Edition:
5
Price:
114.70
ISBN:
0321305159
Category:
Textbook
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 1: An Introduction to Combinatorial Problems and Techniques   Section 1.1 The Time to Complete a Project Section 1.2 A Matching Problem Section 1.3 A Knapsack Problem Section 1.4 Algorithms and Their Efficiency Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   2: Sets, Relations, and Functions   Section 2.1 Set Operations Section 2.2 Equivalence Relations Section 2.3_ Partial Ordering Relations Section 2.4 Functions Section 2.5 Mathematical Induction Section 2.6 Applications Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   3: Coding Theory   Section 3.1 Congruence Section 3.2 The Euclidean Algorithm and Diophantine Equations Section 3.3 The RSA Method Section 3.4 Error-Detecting and Error-Correcting Codes Section 3.5 Matrix Codes Section 3.6 Matrix Codes That Correct All Single-Digit Errors Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   4: Graphs   Section 4.1 Graphs and Their Representations Section 4.2 Paths and Circuits Section 4.3 Shortest Paths and Distance Section 4.4 Coloring a Graph Section 4.5 Directed Graphs and Multigraphs Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   5: Trees   Section 5.1 Properties of Trees Section 5.2 Spanning Trees Section 5.3 Depth-First Search Section 5.4 Rooted Trees Section 5.5 Binary Trees and Traversals Section 5.6 Optimal Binary Trees and Binary Search Trees Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   6: Matching   Section 6.1 Systems of Distinct Representatives Section 6.2 Matchings in Graphs Section 6.3 A Matching Algorithm Section 6.4 Applications of the Algorithm Section 6.5 The Hungarian Method Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   7: Network Flows   Section 7.1 Flows and Cuts Section 7.2 A Flow Augmentation Algorithm Section 7.3 The Max-Flow Min-Cut Theorem Section 7.4 Flows and Matchings Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   8: Counting Techniques   Section 8.1 Pascal’s Triangle and the Binomial Theorem Section 8.3 Permutations and Combinations Section 8.4 Arrangements and Selections with Repetitions Section 8.5 Probability Section 8.6* The Principle of Inclusion-Exclusion Section 8.7* Generating Permutations and r -Combinations Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   9: Recurrence Relations and Generating Functions   Section 9.1 Recurrence Relations Section 9.2 The Method of Iteration Section 9.3 Linear Difference Equations with Constant Coefficients Section 9.4* Analyzing the Efficiency of Algorithms with Recurrence Relations Section 9.5 Counting with Generating Functions Section 9.6 The Algebra of Generating Functions Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   10: Combinatorial Circuits and Finite State Machines   Section 10.1 Logical Gates Section 10.2 Creating Combinatorial Circuits Section 10.3 Karnaugh Maps Section 10.4 Finite State Machines Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Computer Projects Suggested Readings   Appendix A: An Introduction to Logic and Proof   Section A.1 Statements and Connectives Section A.2 Logical Equivalence Section A.3 Methods of Proof Historical Notes Supplementary Exercises Suggested Readings   Appendix B Matrices   Historical Notes   Appendix C The Algorithms in This Book   Bibliography   Answers to odd-numbered exercises   Index