Reinhard Diestel

Graph Theory

GTM 173, 5th edition 2016/17

Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg
Graduate Texts in Mathematics, Volume 173
ISBN 978-3-662-53621-6   eISBN 978-3-96134-005-7
August 2016 (2010, 2005, 2000, 1997)
447 pages; 124 figures

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.

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