Combinatorial Mathematics - Errata, etc.

This page contains supplementary items for the first edition of Combinatorial Mathematics, by Douglas B. West, published in July 2020 by Cambridge University Press. Sections include mathematical and notational errors, corrections to references, comments and updates, and supplementary problems.

Send contributions of errors, comments, or supplementary problems to dwest@illinois.edu; contributors noted in parentheses. Locating codes: X=Exercise, T=Theorem, L=Lemma, P=Proposition, C=Corollary, E=Example, J=Conjecture, R=Remark. $ \def\nul{\emptyset}\def\NN{{\bf N}}\def\ZZ{{\bf Z}}\def\RR{{\bf R}} \def\FL#1{\lfloor{#1}\rfloor}\def\CL#1{\lceil{#1}\rceil} \def\C#1{\left|{#1}\right|} \def\esub{\subseteq} \def\FR#1#2{{{#1}\over{#2}}} \def\st{\colon\,} \def\join{\vee} \def\Sb{\overline{S}} \def\cart{\square} \def\CH#1#2{{#1\choose #2}} \def\XPOL#1#2{\chi_{#1}(#2)} \def\VEC#1#2#3{#1_{#2},\ldots,#1_{#3}} \def\D{{\diamond}} $

Mathematical and notational errors

Bibliographic items

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Comments and Updates

Minor Typos

Supplementary Problems

Additional exercises will be listed here as collected. Suggestions welcome.

Chapter 1 - Combinatorial Arguments

Chapter 5 - Graphs

Chapter 6 - Matchings

Chapter 8 - Colorings

Chapter 12 - Posets