The Probabilistic Method


There are small differences between this version and the text. In particular, the page numbers are not correct. Also, except for the Property B section, this is from the 1st Edition.

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The Probabilistic Method by Noga Alon and Joel Spencer, Second Edition is published by John Wiley as part of the Interscience Series in Discrete Mathematics and Optimization. ISBN 0-471-37046-0. Year of publication: 2000. THIRD Edition will be out June 2008.


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