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Discrete Mathematics

Proofs, Structures and Applications, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

By Rowan Garnier, John Taylor

CRC Press

843 pages

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Description

Taking an approach to the subject that is suitable for a broad readership, Discrete Mathematics: Proofs, Structures, and Applications, Third Edition provides a rigorous yet accessible exposition of discrete mathematics, including the core mathematical foundation of computer science. The approach is comprehensive yet maintains an easy-to-follow prog

Table of Contents

Logic. Mathematical Proof. Sets. Relations. Functions. Matrix Algebra. Systems of Linear Equations. Algebraic Structures. Introduction to Number Theory. Boolean Algebra. Graph Theory. Applications of Graph Theory. References and Further Reading. Hints and Solutions to Selected Exercises. Index.

About the Authors

Rowan Garnier was a professor of mathematics at Richmond, the American International University in London, where she served ten years as Chair of the Division of Mathematics, Science and Computer Science.

John Taylor is Head of the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences at the University of Brighton, UK. He has published widely on the applications of diagrammatic logic systems to computer science.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM046000
COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / General
MAT036000
MATHEMATICS / Combinatorics
SCI040000
SCIENCE / Mathematical Physics