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The origins of modern combinatorics

EBERHARD KNOBLOCH

in Combinatorics: Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656592
eISBN:
9780191748059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656592.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In 1654 Fermat and Pascal used combinatorial and other means to solve theoretical questions arising from games of chance; indeed, Pascal’s treatise on the arithmetical triangle might be called the ... More


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