Mathematics

The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Paperback

Price:
$19.95 / £16.99
ISBN:
Published:
06/06/2017
Copyright:
2015
Pages:
344
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
300 line illus.
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Graph theory goes back several centuries and revolves around the study of graphs—mathematical structures showing relations between objects. With applications in biology, computer science, transportation science, and other areas, graph theory encompasses some of the most beautiful formulas in mathematics—and some of its most famous problems. The Fascinating World of Graph Theory explores the questions and puzzles that have been studied, and often solved, through graph theory. This book looks at graph theory’s development and the vibrant individuals responsible for the field’s growth. Introducing fundamental concepts, the authors explore a diverse plethora of classic problems such as the Lights Out Puzzle, and each chapter contains math exercises for readers to savor. An eye-opening journey into the world of graphs, The Fascinating World of Graph Theory offers exciting problem-solving possibilities for mathematics and beyond.


Awards and Recognition

  • One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015