Heubach, Silvia.

Combinatorics of compositions and words / Silvia Heubach, Toufik Mansour. - Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press, 2010. - xxiii, 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - Discrete mathematics and its applications .

"A Chapman & Hall book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Basic tools of the trade -- Compositions -- Statistics on compositions -- Avoidance of nonsubword patterns in compositions -- Words -- Automata and generating trees -- Asymptotics for compositions -- Useful identities and generating functions -- Linear algebra and algebra review -- Chebychev polynomials of the second kind -- Probability theory -- Complex analysis review -- Using Mathematica and Maple -- C++ and Maple programs.

9781420072679 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1420072676 (hardcover : alk. paper)


Combinatorial analysis.
Word problems (Mathematics)
Combinatorial enumeration problems.
Combinatorial probabilities.
Composition (Language arts)--Mathematics.

QA164 / .H48 2010

511.6 / H592