'… thorough and self-contained … presentation of … topics is very well organised … provides an ample amount of examples and illustrations, as well as a comprehensive bibliography. It is valuable both as a reference work for researchers working in the field and as an accessible introduction suitable for students at an advanced graduate level.' EMS Newsletter
The definitive treatment of analytic combinatorics. This self-contained text covers the mathematics underlying the analysis of discrete structures, with thorough treatment of a large number of applications. Exercises, examples, appendices and notes aid understanding: ideal for individual self-study or for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses.
About the Author
Philippe Flajolet is Research Director of the Algorithms Project at INRIA Rocquencourt.
Robert Sedgewick is William O. Baker Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University.