By John T Saccoman

This e-book is worried with the optimization challenge of maximizing the variety of spanning bushes of a multigraph. given that a spanning tree is a minimally hooked up subgraph, graphs and multigraphs having extra of those are, in a few feel, resistant to disconnection through side failure. We hire a matrix-theoretic method of the calculation of the variety of spanning timber. The authors envision this as a learn reduction that's of specific curiosity to graduate scholars or complex undergraduate scholars and researchers within the region of community reliability idea. this is able to surround graph theorists of all stripes, together with mathematicians, machine scientists, electric and computing device engineers, and operations researchers.

Readership: Graduate scholars and researchers in combinatorics and graph theory.

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