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Graduate Texts in Mathematics

Graph Theory

Authors: Diestel, Reinhard

  • Standard textbook of modern graph theory
  • Covers all the basic material in full detail
  • Introduces and illustrates the more advanced methods of that field
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About this Textbook

This standard textbook of modern graph theory, now in its fifth edition, combines the authority of a classic with the engaging freshness of style that is the hallmark of active mathematics. It covers the core material of the subject with concise yet reliably complete proofs, while offering glimpses of more advanced methods in each field by one or two deeper results, again with proofs given in full detail.

The book can be used as a reliable text for an introductory course, as a graduate text, and for self-study.

From the reviews:

“This outstanding book cannot be substituted with any other book on the present textbook market. It has every chance of becoming the standard textbook for graph theory.” Acta Scientiarum Mathematiciarum 

“Deep, clear, wonderful. This is a serious book about the heart of graph theory. It has

depth and integrity.” Persi Diaconis & Ron Graham, SIAM Review

“The book has received a very enthusiastic reception, which it amply deserves. A masterly elucidation of modern graph theory.” 

Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications

“Succeeds dramatically ... a hell of a good book.” MAA Reviews

“A highlight of the book is what is by far the best account in print of the Seymour-Robertson theory of graph minors.” Mathematika

“ ... like listening to someone explain mathematics.” Bulletin of the AMS

About the authors

Reinhard Diestel is Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Hamburg.

Reviews

“RD’s attempt provides readers a very valuable and rich learning experience. I will definitely recommend this book to my students and colleagues for knowledge enrichment and advancement.” (V. Yegnanarayanan, zbMATH 1375.05002, 2018)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Graph Theory
Authors
Series Title
Graduate Texts in Mathematics
Series Volume
173
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-53621-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-57560-4
Series ISSN
0072-5285
Edition Number
5
Number of Pages
XVIII, 428
Number of Illustrations and Tables
119 b/w illustrations
Topics