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Sparsity pp 3-5 | Cite as

Introduction

  • Jaroslav Nešetřil
  • Patrice Ossona de Mendez
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Part of the Algorithms and Combinatorics book series (AC, volume 28)

Abstract

Combinatorics is a long story. But we believe that we live in the unique point of scientific history when combinatorics is becoming an essential part of mathematics and when the rich techniques developed in isolated and specific contexts are put to service in solving problems which are of general mathematical and scientific interest.

Keywords

Constraint Satisfaction Problem Graph Transformation Topological Graph Fairy Tale Sparse Graph 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaroslav Nešetřil
    • 1
  • Patrice Ossona de Mendez
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Science Institute of Charles University (IUUK) Department of Applied MathematicsCharles UniversityPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.Mathématique Sociales (UMR 8557)CNRS Centre d’Analyse et deParisFrance

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