math 420/720 - combinatorics

san francisco state university

federico ardila

O SYLLABUS

O OFFICE HOURS:

tue 4:30-5:30

wed 1:30-2:30

O READINGS AND HOMEWORK

O TEXTBOOK

Miklos Bona, A walk through combinatorics (3rd edition).

O SUPPLEMENTARY BOOKS

This is a nice LaTeX guide.

You may find is a useful supplement to the course material:

Richard Brualdi, Introductory Combinatorics.

These texts contain more advanced topics, and would be good sources of ideas for the final project:

Richard Stanley, Algebraic Combinatorics: Walks, Trees, Tableaux, and More.

Federico Ardila, Algebraic and geometric methods in enumerative combinatorics (Ch. 1 of the Handbook of Enumerative Combinatorics, ed. by M. Bona.)