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Published: 17 February 2011

704 Pages | 266 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198566946

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Matroid Theory

Second Edition

James Oxley

Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics

  • A major revision of a classic text, with more than 30% new material
  • Careful, lucid exposition from an author at the forefront of research
  • Contains over 700 exercises at section ends
  • Every relevant major proof is given in full
  • Lists unsolved problems and describes progress towards their solutions

New to this Edition:

  • More than 200 new exercises
  • New chapter covering and proving Seymour's Decomposition Theorem
  • New chapter on research in representability and structure
  • Coverage of Dowling matroids
  • Inclusion of Tutte's Linking Theorem
  • Addition of proofs of the excluded-minor theorems for regular, ternary and graphic matrices
  • Updated and enlarged discussion of unsolved problems

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