Combinatorial Matrix Theory

Combinatorial matrix theory is a rich branch of mathematics that combines combinatorics, graph theory, and linear algebra. It includes the theory of matrices with prescribed combinatorial properties, including permanents and Latin squares. It also comprises combinatorial proof of classical algebraic theorems such as Cayley-Hamilton theorem.

As mentioned in Season 4 episodes 407 "Primacy" and 412 "Power" of the television crime drama NUMB3RS, professor Amita Ramanujan's primary teaching interest is combinatorial matrix theory.

See also

Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Linear Algebra

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Brualdi, R. and Ryser, H. J. Combinatorial Matrix Theory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

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