Discrete Mathematics

Discrete Mathematics

Essentials and Applications

1st Edition - August 15, 2022
  • Author: Ali Grami
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128206560

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Discrete Mathematics: Essentials and Applications offers a comprehensive survey of the area, particularly concentrating on the basic principles and applications of Discrete Mathematics. This up-to-date text provides proofs of significance, keeping the focus on numerous relevant examples and many pertinent applications. Written in a simple and clear tone, the title features insightful descriptions and intuitive explanations of all complex concepts and ensures a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

Key Features

  • Offers easy-to-understand coverage of the subject matter with a class-tested pedagogical approach
  • Covers all topics in Discrete Math in a comprehensive yet not overwhelming way
  • Includes numerous meaningful examples on all topics to bring insight, and relevant applications for all major topics


Undergraduate programs: Software Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Computer Engineering; Information Technology; Applied Mathematics; Practicing engineers and computer scientists, and technical supervisors in the high-tech industry

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Logic
    1. Propositional Logic
    2. Predicate Logic

    Part II: Set Theory and Related Topics
    3. Sets
    4. Matrices
    5. Relations
    6. Functions
    7. Boolean Algebra

    Part III: Proof Methods
    8. Sequences
    9. Recursion
    10. Induction
    11. General Proof Methods

    Part IV: Number Theory and Applications
    12. Elementary Number Theory
    13. Cryptography

    Part V: Probability
    14. Counting Methods
    15. Discrete Probability
    16. Discrete Random Variables

    Part VI: Graph Theory
    17. Graphs
    18. Trees
    19. Network Models

    Part VII: Algorithms and Finite State Machines
    20. Algorithms

Product details

  • No. of pages: 752
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: August 15, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128206560

About the Author

Ali Grami

Dr. Grami received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has worked for Nortel Networks, where he was involved in the research, design, and development of North America’s first digital cellular wireless system.He later joined Telesat Canada, where he was the lead researcher and principal designer of Canada's Anik-F2 Ka-band system, the world’s first broadband access satellite system. Dr. Grami is currently an associate professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), where as a founding faculty member he has led the development of various programs, including the BEng, MEng, and PhD programs in ECE.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada