S (01) Article electronically published on October 12, Enumerative combinatorics, Volume 2, by Richard P. Stanley, Cambridge Univer . Both volumes already had pages on MAA Reviews, because both appeared in the a common assumption, because one now finds a note on Stanley’s web site indicating that “there will be no second edition of Volume 2. Volume 1 of Enumerative Combinatorics was published by Wadsworth Volumes 1 and 2 can be ordered online from Cambridge University Press ( volume 1.

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Beginners will find it an accessible introduction to the subject, and experts will stanlwy find much to learn from it. Showing of 12 reviews. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Graduate students and research mathematicians who wish to apply combinatorics to their work will find this an authoritative reference. Stanley No preview available – There are over exercises, all with solutions or references to solutions, many of which concern previously unpublished results.

As a final note I would like to remark that this book is very reasonably priced, especially when you consider the wealth of material it contains.

As a final note, the exercises in this book are also helpful and of diverse difficulty levels–and Stanley classifies the exercises by their difficulty level. The proofs are such, that after some thinking one can understand them – and they are always rigorous.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Awesome book to read for a math major! The presentation clearly comes from an author who just loves to “count”, and is an expert at it. Students wanting an easier-to-follow text might want to check out Cameron’s “Combinatorics”, or Wilf’s “Generatingfunctionology”.


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Although primarily intended as a textbook for graduate students and a resource for professional mathematicians, some parts of the book will be accessible to mathematics undergraduates and even interested amateurs. This book is truly the only text I have ever read that enumertive this perspective on the subject. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

A few additional lines of explanation would have made the proofs easier to understand – at least for an “ar chair mathematician”! But the rewards for the diligent reader are great. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There are over exercises, all with solutions or references to solutions, many of which concern previously unpublished results. Add to Wishlist Add to Wishlist.


Read more Read less. Contents Trees and the Composition of Generating Functions. No one will dare try, let alone be able, to match the thoroughness of coverage, the care for detail, the definitiveness of proof, the elegance of presentation.

I would recommend this book only to someone who has a strong background in mathematics and wants a challenging text that can take them to a deeper level of understanding. Stanley Limited preview – I would still recommend volume II to anybody seriously interested in combinatorics, but it is definitely harder than volume I Overall, my rating remains at “full score”!

See all 12 reviews. This is the second volume of a two-volume work on the subject of enumerative combinatorics, an area of mathematics with connections to many other topics within and outside of mathematics, such as computer science, spectroscopy, algebraic geometry, algebraic topology, and representation theory.

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An appendix by Sergey Fomin covers some deeper aspects of symmetric function theory, including jeu de taquin and the Littlewood-Richardson rule. Add to Cart Add to Cart. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Volume 2 by Richard P.