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Graph theory and its applications to problems of society [electronic resource] / Fred S. Roberts.

Author/Creator:
Roberts, Fred S.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM, 3600 Market Street, Floor 6, Philadelphia, PA 19104), 1978.
Format/Description:
Book
1 electronic text (v, 122 p.) : ill., digital file.
Series:
CBMS-NSF regional conference series in applied mathematics ; 29.
Regional conference series in applied mathematics ; 29
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Subjects:
Social sciences -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Graph theory -- Congresses.
Social problems -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
Language:
English
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Summary:
Explores modern topics in graph theory and its applications to problems in transportation, genetics, pollution, perturbed ecosystems, urban services, and social inequalities. The author presents both traditional and relatively atypical graph-theoretical topics to best illustrate applications.
Contents:
The one-way street problem
Intersection graphs
Indifference, measurement, and seriation
Food webs, niche overlap graphs, and the boxicity of ecological phase space
Colorability
Independence and domination
Applications of Eulerian chains and paths
Balance theory and social inequalities
Pulse processes and their applications
Qualitative matrices.
Notes:
"Based on a series of ten lectures delivered at a regional conference ... held at Colby College on June 20-24, 1977."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-115) and index.
Title from title screen, viewed 04/05/2011.
Contributor:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
ISBN:
1-61197-040-7
Publisher Number:
CB29 SIAM
Access Restriction:
Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.