18.212 | Spring 2019 | Undergraduate

Algebraic Combinatorics

Course Description

This course covers the applications of algebra to combinatorics. Topics include enumeration methods, permutations, partitions, partially ordered sets and lattices, Young tableaux, graph theory, matrix tree theorem, electrical networks, convex polytopes, and more.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Online Textbook
Problem Sets
Rhombille tiling. Each rhombus has two 60° and two 120° angles.
Rhombille tiling—a tessellation of identical 60° rhombi on the Euclidean plane. (Image courtesy of Andrew Lin. Used with permission.)