Algebraic Combinatorics

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.)


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Spring 2019



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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.

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Alexander Postnikov. 18.212 Algebraic Combinatorics. Spring 2019. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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