Topics in Algebraic Combinatorics
by Richard P. Stanley
Publisher: MIT 2013
Number of pages: 127
Contents: Walks in graphs; Cubes and the Radon transform; Random walks; The Sperner property; Group actions on boolean algebras; Young diagrams and q-binomial coefficients; Enumeration under group action; A glimpse of Young tableaux; The Matrix-Tree Theorem; Eulerian digraphs and oriented trees; Cycles, bonds, and electrical networks; etc.
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