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Title Surveys in combinatorics, 1997 / edited by R.A. Bailey
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 338 pages) : illustrations
Series London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 241
London Mathematical Society lecture note series ; 241.
Contents M₁₃ / J.H. Conway -- The harmonious chromatic number and the achromatic number / Keith Edwards -- Computer construction of block designs / Clement Lam -- Finite quasiprimitive graphs / Cheryl E. Praeger -- Tree width and tangles : a new connectivity measure and some applications / B.A. Reed -- Minor-monotone graph invariants / Alexander Schrijver -- Some applications of algebraic curves in finite geometry and combinatorics / T. Szönyi -- New perspectives on interval orders and interval graphs / William T. Trotter -- Approximate counting / Dominic Welsh
Summary 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
Analysis Combinatorial mathematics
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 9, 2013)
Papers from the Sixteenth British Combinatorial Conference, held in July 1997 at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Combinatorial analysis -- Congresses
MATHEMATICS -- Combinatorics.
Combinatorial analysis
Kombinatorik
Combinatieleer.
Combinatória (congressos)
Analyse combinatoire -- Congrès.
London <1997>
Genre/Form Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Bailey, R. (Rosemary)
British Combinatorial Conference (16th : 1997 : University of London)
ISBN 9781107362628
1107362628
9780511662119
0511662114