Estimating the Binomial Coefficient

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From the course by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Discrete Mathematics
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Discrete Mathematics

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From the lesson
The Binomial Coefficient
The binomial coefficient (n choose k) counts the number of ways to select k elements from a set of size n. It appears all the time in enumerative combinatorics. A good understanding of (n choose k) is also extremely helpful for analysis of algorithms.

Meet the Instructors

  • Dominik Scheder
    Dominik Scheder
    Assistant Professor
    The Department of Computer Science and Engineering