Applied Discrete Structures

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Applied Discrete Stuctures by Al Doerr and Ken Levasseur is a free open content textbook. You can essentially share it with anyone as long as you leave the Creative Commons license in place. See a more precise legal description below.

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Version 3.0 The complete book is being converted to MathBook XML. Based on the MBX source code, there will be html, pdf and hard copy versions available, eventually. The first ten chapters is now available. The last six chapters should be ready by January 2017.

Source code for Version 3.0 is at

Part 1 - Fundamentals
Chapters 1-10
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Chapters 1-10
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ISBN: 978-1-365-35594-3

Version 2.0 All 16 chapters and solutions to odd numbered exercises are now available in a single pdf or split into two parts.
Full VersionPart 2 - Algebraic Structures
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Chapters 1-16 (22.6M)
Chapters 11-16 (7.1M)
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Note to Instructors: So that students can have either the one or two part versions, the pdf's and bound versions of Part 1 and Part 2 have the same page numberings within chapters as the full version. Pageation in the solutions does vary. If you adopt the book, please let us know!

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