Topics in Algebraic Combinatorics

Figure showing an example of Young's lattice.

Young's lattice Y, the poset of all partitions of all nonnegative integers, ordered by containment of their Young diagrams. (Image by Prof. Richard Stanley.)

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MIT Course Number

18.318

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

The course consists of a sampling of topics from algebraic combinatorics. The topics include the matrix-tree theorem and other applications of linear algebra, applications of commutative and exterior algebra to counting faces of simplicial complexes, and applications of algebra to tilings.

Stanley, Richard. 18.318 Topics in Algebraic Combinatorics, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-318-topics-in-algebraic-combinatorics-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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