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
*z*_{1}in the numerator of the formula for sigma_{K}should be a 1. - p. 151, Equation (8.4), and p. 247, Exercise 14.3: the formula for
poly
_{A}(*n*) should read (-1)^{d-1}/(*d*-1)!*B*_{d-1}^{A}(-*n*). - 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. 175, Lemma 9.6: the sums in the big set should be differences. The proof of Theorem 9.5 and Exercises 9.13-15 need to be adjusted accordingly.
- 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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