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Polynomial Methods in Combinatorics (Paperback) (Larry Guth)

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Targeting first and second-year graduate students as well as advanced undergraduates and researchers, Guth explains recent progress in combinatorial geometry that sources from polynomials and algebraic geometry. He also emphasizes connections between different fields of mathetmatics--some of the new proofs in combinatorics were suggested by ideas from error-connecting codes. One of the early results in this story is a two-page solution of a problem called the finite field Kakeya problem. This book is about some applications of polynomials to problems in combinatorics. What Guth finds interesting about these arguments is that the statements of the problems do not involve polynomials, but polynomials provide a crucial structure under the surface. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 273.0
Genre: Mathematics
Language: English
Series Title: University Lecture Series
Book format: Paperback
Pricing Code - MMBV: X
Author: Larry Guth
Publisher - MMBV: Amer Mathematical Society
Street Date: July 20, 2016
TCIN: 51496485
UPC: 9781470428907
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-3639

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