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By Norman L. Biggs,A. T. White

the topic of this publication is the motion of permutation teams on units linked to combinatorial constructions. every one bankruptcy offers with a selected constitution: teams, geometries, designs, graphs and maps respectively. A unifying subject for the 1st 4 chapters is the development of finite basic teams. within the 5th bankruptcy, a concept of maps on orientable surfaces is constructed inside a combinatorial framework. This simplifies and extends the prevailing literature within the box. The ebook is designed either as a path textual content and as a reference booklet for complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars. A function is the set of conscientiously built tasks, meant to offer the reader a deeper figuring out of the subject.

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