Course Department: 
Mathematics
Course Frequency: 
Alternate years
Course Description: 

A breadth-first introduction to the subject that discusses a representative sampling of combinatorial problems and general techniques for solving them, including a selection of counting techniques, techniques for existence questions, and a variety of examples. Examples may include partitions, graphs and trees, graph traversals, tournaments, graph coloring and chromatic polynomials, magic squares, Latin rectangles and squares, and combinatorial block designs. Prerequisite: Mathematics 243 and  244. Breadth area: Algebra. One unit.

Course Number: 

357