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  • HTML: Since you’re viewing this page in a web browser, the fastest way to check out our book is to view the HTML version. This version should look good across the full spectrum of devices, although the occasional long equation may require some careful, creative scrolling on small screens. (With MathJax’s accessibility features, this is also the version of the text that is most usable by individuals with visual impairments.) The HTML version includes a few snippets of SageMath code that can be executed in place using the Sage Cell Server. The knowls that open and retract contain proofs as well as in-place reminders of things like figures, tables, and theorems that appear elsewhere on the page (or in another section of the text entirely).
    • The current HTML edition, which matches the source on Github, is the 2017 Edition, which corrects all typos reported through 1 August 2017. See the errata page for the list of updates made in this edition.
    • Earlier editions remain available.
  • PDF: We strongly recommend the HTML version for reading on screens of all sizes. However, it can be handy to have the PDF available in case someone with the print copy refers to a page number instead of a section. Thus, we do make a PDF of the 2017 Edition of Applied Combinatorics available. Earlier editions also remain available.
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