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Unformatted text preview: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY Department of Mathematics and Statistics Student Information Sheet and Syllabus Course : APM 563, Applied Mathematics: Discrete Methods I , 4 credits (Also as APM 463, Graph Theory and Combinatorial Mathematics, 40781.) Semester : Fall 2011 Faculty Office Section Class Time Room Phone L aszl o Lipt ak 349 SEB 40463 TR 7:309:17 PM 376 SFH 370-4054 e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org web : https://files.oakland.edu/users/liptak/web/ I expect that you attend every class. Office Hours : Wed 1:002:00 PM, or by appointment. During office hours I let everyone who showed up into my office and discuss questions in a round-robin manner. If you need to meet me in a different time, ask me for an appointment. Before you ask for help I expect you to give a serious attempt to solve the problem, i.e. know the relevant definitions and theorems and spend at least 15 minutes thinking about possible solutions. Prerequisites : A 2.0 or better in MTH 275 and APM 263 or their equivalent or instruc- tors permission. Text : Graph Theory and Its Applications , Second Edition, by Jonathan L. Gross and Jay Yellen (Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2005) ISBN: 1-58488-505-X); and generatingfunctionology , third edition, by Herbert S. Wilf (Academic Press, 1994). For the material covered see syllabus below. You are expected to have a copy these textbooks. Note that the second edition of generatingfunctionology can be downloaded for free from...
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