A course in combinatorics by J. H. van Lint, R. M. Wilson PDF

By J. H. van Lint, R. M. Wilson

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Aµl−1 |) ≥ fk (mν0 , . . , mνk−1 )fl (mµ0 − k, . . , mµl−1 − k) ≥ fk (m0 , . . , mk−1 )fl (mµ0 − k, . . , mµl−1 − k). Now we remark that mνk−1 ≤ |Aν0 ∪ · · · ∪ Aνk−1 | = k, and therefore we have (mr − r)∗ = 1 if k ≤ r ≤ νk−1 , and (mµi − k − i)∗ = 1 if µi ≤ νk−1 . This implies that (mi − i)∗ , fk (m0 , . . , mk−1 ) = 0≤i≤νk−1 fl (mµ0 − k, . . e. 1) is equal to Fn (m0 , . . , mn−1 ), which proves the theorem. Problem 5B. 3 gives the best lower bound for the number of SDRs of the sets Ai that only involves the numbers |Ai |.

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4) t(n; d1 , . . , dn ) = n−2 d1 − 1, . . , dn − 1 for n = 3. 4) is true for all n. 1), we replace n by n − 2, k by n, ri by di − 1 and xi by 1. We find nn−2 = t(n; d1 , d2 , . . , dn ). 4) with Problem 2B. A spanning tree is easily constructed by starting at any vertex, taking the edges to vertices at distance 1, then one edge to each vertex at distance 2, etc. g. by starting with G and deleting suitable edges). A graph with no polygons as subgraphs is called a forest. Each component C1 , C2 , .

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