The book "generatingfunctionology"


This book was originally published by Academic Press in 1990. A Second Edition appeared in 1994, and the Third Edition is now available from the publisher or from your favorite bookstore.

The Second Edition can be downloaded from this page. If you download the book you are agreeing to the following terms:

Copyright 1990, 1994 by Academic Press, Inc.;
Copyright 2004 by Herbert S. Wilf; Copyright 2006 by A K Peters, Ltd.

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