Corrections & updates for the 2nd edition of Computing the Continuous Discretely: Integer-Point Enumeration in Polyhedra by Matthias Beck and Sinai Robins (Springer 2015):
  • p. 83, Exercise 3.7: the summand z1 in the numerator of the formula for sigmaK should be a 1.
  • p. 151: the -t in equation (8.4) should be a -n. The same goes for Exercise 14.3.
  • p. 161, Note 3: the appearance of Bernoulli-Barnes polynomials as part of the restricted partition function goes back to an 1857 paper by Sylvester (almost 50 years before Barnes introduced Bernoulli-Barnes polynomials).
  • p. 192, Note 3: the d-l exponent in the symmetry equation for b(z) should be s-1.
  • p. 271: the page numbers in [100] for Dehn's 1905 publication are incorrect; they should read 561-586.

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