The Resource Combinatorics : ancient & modern, edited by Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins, (electronic resource)

Combinatorics : ancient & modern, edited by Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins, (electronic resource)

Label
Combinatorics : ancient & modern
Title
Combinatorics
Title remainder
ancient & modern
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Who first presented Pascal's triangle? (It was not Pascal.)Who first presented Hamiltonian graphs? (It was not Hamilton.)Who first presented Steiner triple systems? (It was not Steiner.) The history of mathematics is a well-studied and vibrant area of research, with books and scholarly articles published on various aspects of the subject. Yet, the history of combinatorics seems to have been largely overlooked. This book goes some way to redress this and serves two main purposes: 1) it constitutes the first book-length survey of the history of combinatorics; and 2) it assembles, for the first t
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
511.6
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA164
LC item number
.C66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Wilson, Robin
  • Watkins, John J
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  • Combinatorial analysis
  • Mathematical analysis
Label
Combinatorics : ancient & modern, edited by Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Part I: Introduction; Two thousand years of combinatorics; Part II: Ancient Combinatorics; 1. Indian combinatorics; 2. China; 3. Islamic combinatorics; 4. Jewish combinatorics; 5. Renaissance combinatorics; 6. The origins of modern combinatorics; 7. The arithmetical triangle; Part III: Modern Combinatorics; 8. Early graph theory; 9. Partitions; 10. Block designs; 11. Latin squares; 12. Enumeration (18th-20th centuries); 13. Combinatorial set theory; 14. Modern graph theory; Part IV: Aftermath; A personal view of combinatorics; Notes on contributors
  • Picture sources and acknowledgementsIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191630620
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000296386
  • (EBL)1912519
  • (OCoLC)871352341
  • (SSID)ssj0000971015
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11553523
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000971015
  • (PQKBWorkID)10928952
  • (PQKB)10427557
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000132220
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1912519
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000296386
Label
Combinatorics : ancient & modern, edited by Robin Wilson and John J. Watkins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Part I: Introduction; Two thousand years of combinatorics; Part II: Ancient Combinatorics; 1. Indian combinatorics; 2. China; 3. Islamic combinatorics; 4. Jewish combinatorics; 5. Renaissance combinatorics; 6. The origins of modern combinatorics; 7. The arithmetical triangle; Part III: Modern Combinatorics; 8. Early graph theory; 9. Partitions; 10. Block designs; 11. Latin squares; 12. Enumeration (18th-20th centuries); 13. Combinatorial set theory; 14. Modern graph theory; Part IV: Aftermath; A personal view of combinatorics; Notes on contributors
  • Picture sources and acknowledgementsIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (392 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191630620
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000296386
  • (EBL)1912519
  • (OCoLC)871352341
  • (SSID)ssj0000971015
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11553523
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000971015
  • (PQKBWorkID)10928952
  • (PQKB)10427557
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000132220
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1912519
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000296386

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