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Kvant Selecta: Combinatorics, I

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Serge Tabachnikov, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR, Editor. Translated by Professor Harold McFaden

Publication: Mathematical World
Publication Year 2002: Volume 17
ISBN: 978-0-8218-2171-8 (print)
MathSciNet review: MR1872245
MSC: Primary 00B55; Secondary 00B60, 05-01

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Table of Contents


  • 1. Two games with matchsticks
  • 2. Economics and linear inequalities
  • 3. Economics and linear inequalities (Continuation)
  • 4. Switching networks
  • 5. Who will go to Rio?
  • 6. From the life of units
  • 7. Nonrepeating sequences
  • 8. Words with restrictions
  • 9. Planar switching circuits
  • 10. Classification algorithms
  • 11. How to detect a counterfeit coin
  • 12. The generalized problem of counterfeit coins
  • 13. Truthtellers, liars, and deceivers
  • 14. Solvable and unsolvable algorithmic problems
  • 15. Best bet for simpletons