page (and several pounds heavy) book for graduate students to learn about counting, but Martin Aigner’s A Course in Enumeration is exactly. A course in enumeration by Martin Aigner, Springer, pages, hardcover, Published by ACM Article. Review. Bibliometrics Data. A Course in Enumeration is a glorious survey of key topics in one of the most engaging areas of mathematics, enumerative combinatorics. One of the appealing.

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Each chapter also ends with a ‘highlight’, tackling a famous and attractive problem using the tools developed. The presentations of ideas and proofs have the kind of clarity and luminousness which makes one feel, after reading them, that they are the natural if not the only ones.

I think it would be a good Description Combinatorial enumeration is enumeraation readily accessible subject full of easily stated, but sometimes tantalizingly difficult problems. Quantum Theory for Mathematicians Brian C.

This book leads the kn in a leisurely way from coudse notions of combinatorial enumeration to a variety of topics, ranging from algebra to statistical physics. Arun marked it as to-read Jul 24, Chapter three explores the use of generating functions, in solving recurrences and evaluating sums, in capturing connected “substructure” through composition, and in studying number partitions.


Its aim is to introduce the student to a fascinating field, and to be a source of information for the professional mathematician who wants to learn more about the subject.

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A Course in Enumeration by Martin Aigner

Basics, Methods, and Topics. Overall, its a good book for graduate students and post doctoral students who need a serious refresher in combinatorics.

There are almost seven hundred problems in A Course in Enumerationwith a set accompanying each section, divided into easier and harder; solutions, or at least sufficient hints, are given for around a quarter of them. Chapter four, on hypergeometric summation, feels like something of a digression and could easily be skipped. I enjoyed it a lot.

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A Course in Enumeration

A nice trend in recent books – closing chapters with some spectacular ‘book proofs’ – is followed and will help at keeping the attention of the students. An inviting text for self-study, with a generous collection of examples and a wealth of exercises.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One of the appealing features of combinatorics is that many of its motivating problems are simply stated, and that is certainly the case aignsr.

We highly recommend this book for anyone related to enumeration Looking for beautiful books? Hardcoverpages. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions enumeratikn x 38mm Arash Ashrafzadeh marked it as to-read Jul 27, A Course in Enumeration.

Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about A Course in Enumerationplease sign up. Each chapter also ends with a “highlight”, tackling a famous and attractive problem using the tools developed.