SF2741 Enumerative Combinatorics 7.5 credits

Enumerativ kombinatorik

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Basic methods in enumerative combinatorics. Sieve methods, for example inclusion-exclusion and the method of using determinants to count lattice paths. Various aspects of the theory of partially ordered sets, for example lattice theory, Möbius inversion in posets, P-partitions.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the student should be able to

  • explain basic concepts. theorems and proofs within the parts of enumerative combinatorics described by the course content,
  • read and comprehend mathematical text.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed basic course SF1610 Discrete Mathematics, SF1662 Discrete Mathematics, SF1679 Discrete Mathematics or SF1688 Discrete Mathematics. 

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Announced no later than 4 weeks before the start of the course on the course web page.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Examination, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Homework problems and possibly a written report on a research paper.

The examiner decides, in consultation with KTHs Coordinator of students with disabilities (Funka), about any customized examination for students with documented, lasting disability. The examiner may allow another form of examination for re-examination of individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Petter Brändén

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web SF2741

Offered by

SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Mathematics

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.