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Applied Combinatorics

Applied Combinatorics
Author: Fred Roberts - Barry Tesman
ISBN 13: 9780130796035
ISBN 10: 130796034
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2003-04
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 704
List Price: $125.00

This book focuses on the applications that motivate the development and use of combinatorics. The application examples covered include defective products, disease screening, genome mapping, satellite communication, web data, search engines, telecommunications traffic, smallpox vaccinations, sound systems, oil drilling, dynamic labor markets, and distributed computing. This edition includes new material on list colorings, the inversion distance between permutations and mutations in evolutionary biology, graph coloring, relations, DNA sequence alignment, cryptography, automorphisms of graphs, orthogonal arrays, secret sharing, the RSA cryptosystem, consensus decoding, and Menger's theorems.