Wilf, Herbert S. 19312012
Overview
Works:  75 works in 450 publications in 8 languages and 8,838 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Biography Documentary films Biographical films Nonfiction films Film adaptations Educational films Animated films Short films Handbooks and manuals 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Director, Author of introduction 
Classifications:  QA164, 511.60285425 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about
Herbert S Wilf
 Advances in combinatorics : Waterloo Workshop in Computer Algebra 2011, (WWCA 2011, W80), May 2629, 2011 : in memory of Herbert S. Wilf by Ilias Kotsireas( Book )
 Mathematical writing (CS 209) : by Donald Ervin Knuth( )
 Advances in Combinatorics( )
Most widely held works by
Herbert S Wilf
Mathematical methods for digital computers by
Anthony Ralston(
Book
)
43 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
43 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Generatingfunctionology by
Herbert S Wilf(
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48 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the Second Edition of the highly successful introduction to the use of generating functions and series in combinatorial mathematics. This new edition includes several new areas of application, including the cycle index of the symmetric group, permutations and square roots, counting polyominoes, and exact covering sequences. An appendix on using the computer algebra programs MAPLE(r) and Mathematica(r) to generate functions is also included. The book provides a clear, unified introduction to the basic enumerative applications of generating functions, and includes exercises and solutions, many new, at the end of each chapter
48 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the Second Edition of the highly successful introduction to the use of generating functions and series in combinatorial mathematics. This new edition includes several new areas of application, including the cycle index of the symmetric group, permutations and square roots, counting polyominoes, and exact covering sequences. An appendix on using the computer algebra programs MAPLE(r) and Mathematica(r) to generate functions is also included. The book provides a clear, unified introduction to the basic enumerative applications of generating functions, and includes exercises and solutions, many new, at the end of each chapter
Algorithms and complexity by
Herbert S Wilf(
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)
42 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tekoči in diskretni algoritmi v okviru numerične analize kot osnova za načrtovanje in pisanje računalniških programov
42 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tekoči in diskretni algoritmi v okviru numerične analize kot osnova za načrtovanje in pisanje računalniških programov
Mathematics for the physical sciences by
Herbert S Wilf(
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41 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book offers advanced undergraduates and graduate students in physics, engineering, and other natural sciences a solid foundation in several fields of mathematics. Clear and wellwritten, it assumes a previous knowledge of the theory of functions of real and complex variables, and is ideal for classroom use, selfstudy, or as a supplementary text. Starting with vector spaces and matrices, the text proceeds to orthogonal functions; the roots of polynomial equations; asymptotic expansions; ordinary differential equations; conformal mapping; and extremum problems. Each chapter goes straight to the heart of the matter, developing subjects just far enough so that students can easily make the appropriate applications. Exercises at the end of each chapter, along with solutions at the back of the book, afford further opportunities for reinforcement. Discussions of numerical methods are oriented toward computer use, and they bridge the gap between the "there exists" perspective of pure mathematicians and the "find it to three decimal places" mentality of engineers. Each chapter features a separate bibliography
41 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book offers advanced undergraduates and graduate students in physics, engineering, and other natural sciences a solid foundation in several fields of mathematics. Clear and wellwritten, it assumes a previous knowledge of the theory of functions of real and complex variables, and is ideal for classroom use, selfstudy, or as a supplementary text. Starting with vector spaces and matrices, the text proceeds to orthogonal functions; the roots of polynomial equations; asymptotic expansions; ordinary differential equations; conformal mapping; and extremum problems. Each chapter goes straight to the heart of the matter, developing subjects just far enough so that students can easily make the appropriate applications. Exercises at the end of each chapter, along with solutions at the back of the book, afford further opportunities for reinforcement. Discussions of numerical methods are oriented toward computer use, and they bridge the gap between the "there exists" perspective of pure mathematicians and the "find it to three decimal places" mentality of engineers. Each chapter features a separate bibliography
Combinatorial algorithms for computers and calculators by
Albert Nijenhuis(
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15 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A=B by
Marko Petkovšek(
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19 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the area of combinatorial identities computers are able to find very elegant proofs of difficult theorems unassisted by human intervention. This autonomy means that not only is it possible to use a PC to find such a proof, but also the proof can be checked easily. This book shows how several recently developed computer algorithms can master the difficult job of simplifying complex summations and if there is no such simplification they will prove this to be the case. The authors present the underlying mathematical theory of these methods, the principle theorems and proofs, and include a package of computer programs that can do these tasks
19 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the area of combinatorial identities computers are able to find very elegant proofs of difficult theorems unassisted by human intervention. This autonomy means that not only is it possible to use a PC to find such a proof, but also the proof can be checked easily. This book shows how several recently developed computer algorithms can master the difficult job of simplifying complex summations and if there is no such simplification they will prove this to be the case. The authors present the underlying mathematical theory of these methods, the principle theorems and proofs, and include a package of computer programs that can do these tasks
Finite sections of some classical inequalities by
Herbert S Wilf(
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21 editions published in 1970 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
21 editions published in 1970 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combinatorial algorithms by
Albert Nijenhuis(
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)
17 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combinatorial algorithms : an update by
Herbert S Wilf(
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19 editions published in 1989 in English and Italian and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A survey of some of the work that has been done since the appearance of the second edition of Combinatorial Algorithms. Topics include progress in: Gray Codes, listing of subsets of given size of a given universe, listing rooted and free trees, selecting free trees and unlabeled graphs uniformly at random, and ranking and unranking problems on unlabeled trees
19 editions published in 1989 in English and Italian and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A survey of some of the work that has been done since the appearance of the second edition of Combinatorial Algorithms. Topics include progress in: Gray Codes, listing of subsets of given size of a given universe, listing rooted and free trees, selecting free trees and unlabeled graphs uniformly at random, and ranking and unranking problems on unlabeled trees
Mathematical aspects of electrical network analysis by Symposium in applied mathematics of the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics(
Book
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14 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The volume constitutes the final scientific report for a symposium on Mathematical Aspects of Electrical Network Theory. It contains thirteen papers presented during the April 1969 meeting of the American Mathematical Society. Topics covered include numerical techniques for nonlinear circuit analysis, network models, perturbation theory for nonlinear network synthesis, and graph theoretic applications to electrical network theory. (Author)
14 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The volume constitutes the final scientific report for a symposium on Mathematical Aspects of Electrical Network Theory. It contains thirteen papers presented during the April 1969 meeting of the American Mathematical Society. Topics covered include numerical techniques for nonlinear circuit analysis, network models, perturbation theory for nonlinear network synthesis, and graph theoretic applications to electrical network theory. (Author)
Calculus and linear algebra by
Herbert S Wilf(
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7 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
N is a number : a portrait of Paul Erdős by
George Paul Csicsery(
Visual
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1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary filmed in England, Hungary, Poland and the United States over a period of four years presenting mathematician Paul Erdos's mathematical quest in its personal and philosophical dimensions, and the tragic historical events that molded his life
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary filmed in England, Hungary, Poland and the United States over a period of four years presenting mathematician Paul Erdos's mathematical quest in its personal and philosophical dimensions, and the tragic historical events that molded his life
Programming for a digital computer in the FORTRAN language by
Herbert S Wilf(
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14 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Méthodes mathématiques pour calculateurs arithmétiques by
Anthony Ralston(
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12 editions published in 1965 in French and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1965 in French and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical methods for digital computers by
Kurt Enslein(
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4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical methods for digital computers by
Anthony Ralston(
Book
)
16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical methods for digital computers by
Kurt Enslein(
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)
14 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Calculus film project(
Visual
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3 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This series of fourteen animated films was produced by the Calculus Film Project of the Mathematical Association of America in the late 1960's ... The concept content and presentation provided by these films continues to demonstrate its value for first year calculus students." (from accompanying booklet)
3 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This series of fourteen animated films was produced by the Calculus Film Project of the Mathematical Association of America in the late 1960's ... The concept content and presentation provided by these films continues to demonstrate its value for first year calculus students." (from accompanying booklet)
Advances in combinatorics : Waterloo Workshop in Computer Algebra 2011, (WWCA 2011, W80), May 2629, 2011 : in memory of Herbert
S. Wilf by
Ilias Kotsireas(
Book
)
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a tribute to the life and work of the prominent combinatorialist, Herb Wilf. It consists of papers presented at the Third Waterloo Workshop on Computer Algebra (WWCA 2011, W80), and features recent research results in combinatorics, computer algebra, and number theory
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a tribute to the life and work of the prominent combinatorialist, Herb Wilf. It consists of papers presented at the Third Waterloo Workshop on Computer Algebra (WWCA 2011, W80), and features recent research results in combinatorics, computer algebra, and number theory
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 Ralston, Anthony Other Author of introduction Author Editor
 Nijenhuis, Albert Other Author
 Enslein, Kurt Author Editor
 Petkovšek, Marko Author
 Zeilberger, Doron
 Knuth, Donald Ervin 1938 Author
 Kotsireas, Ilias Author Editor
 Zima, E. V. (Evgeniĭ Viktorovich) Editor
 Harary, Frank Editor
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