COMBINATORICA is an international journal of the Bolyai Mathematical Society, Hungary, published jointly bythe Bolyai Mathematical Society and Springer.
COMBINATORICA publishes research papers in a variety of areas of combinatorics and the theory of computing, with particular emphasis on general techniques and unifying principles. Coverage in COMBINATORICA includes:
Six issues appear each year. A total of 30-40 papers are accepted for publication out of roughly 300 submissions per year.
Imre Bárány, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest József Solymosi, University of British Columbia
László Babai, University of Chicago László Lovász, ELTE Eötvös University, Budapest
Viktor Harangi, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest
Gyula O.H. Katona, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Miklós Simonovits, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Vera T. Sós, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Endre Szemerédi, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest
Miklós Abért, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University & Princeton University Anders Björner, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm Aart Blokhuis, Eindhoven University of Technology Béla Bollobás, University of Cambridge & The University of Memphis András Frank, ELTE Eötvös University, Budapest Peter Frankl, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Zoltán Füredi, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest W. Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge Péter Komjáth, ELTE Eötvös University, Budapest Daniela Kühn, University of Birmingham Nathan Linial, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Dániel Marx, Max Planck Institute for Informatics Jaroslav Nešetřil, Charles University, Prague János Pach, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest & EPFL, Lausenne Alexander A. Razborov, University of Chicago & Steklov Math. Inst., Moscow Vojtěch Rödl, Emory University, Atlanta Imre Z. Ruzsa, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Alexander Schrijver, CWI Amsterdam & University of Amsterdam Paul D. Seymour, Princeton University Benny Sudakov, ETH, Zürich Tamás Szőnyi, ELTE Eötvös University, Budapest Gábor Tardos, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest Van H. Vu, Yale University Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
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The papers below are accepted for publication in COMBINATORICA and will appear in upcoming issues. Some have already been published electronically and can be accessed on the Springer website: Online First articles.
Peter Ayre, Amin Coja-Oghlan, Catherine Greenhill Lower bounds on the chromatic number of random graphs Felix Joos, Stefan Ehard A short proof of the blow-up lemma for approximate decompositions Martin Balko, David Chodounský, Jan Hubička, Matěj Konečný, Lluís Vena Big Ramsey degrees of 3-uniform hypergraphs are finite Drago Bokal, Zdenek Dvorak, Petr Hlineny, Jesus Leanos, Bojan Mohar, Tilo Wiedera Bounded degree conjecture holds precisely for c-crossing-critical graphs with c<=12 Bodo Lass Calculating the Euler characteristic of the moduli space of curves Tsz Ho Chan, Jared Lichtman, Carl Pomerance On the critical exponent for k-primitive sets Daniele Bartoli, Giacomo Micheli Algebraic constructions of complete m-arcs Jeff Kahn, Jinyoung Park The number of maximal independent sets in the Hamming cube Yoichi Iwata, Yutaro Yamaguchi Finding a Shortest Non-zero Path in Group-Labeled Graphs Ronen Eldan Second-order bounds on correlations between increasing families Tomáš Masařík, Irene Muzi, Marcin Pilipczuk, Paweł Rzążewski, Manuel Sorge Packing Directed Cycles Quarter- and Half-Integrally Abhishek Methuku, István Tomon Bipartite Turán problems for ordered graphs Kenta Ozeki Kempe equivalence classes of cubic graphs embedded on the projective plane Lior Gishboliner, Raphael Steiner, Tibor Szabó Oriented cycles in digraphs of large outdegree James Davies Vertex-minor-closed classes are $\chi$-bounded Hadi Kharaghani, Thomas Pender, Sho Suda A family of balanced generalized weighing matrices Tamás Kálmán, Seunghun Lee, Lilla Tóthmérész The sandpile group of a trinity and a canonical definition for the planar Bernardi action Gábor Elek, Gábor Tardos Convergence and limits of finite trees Ron Aharoni, Eli Berger, Joseph Briggs, Erel Segal-Halevi, Shira Zerbib Fractionally balanced hypergraphs and rainbow KKM theorems Hong Liu, Péter Pál Pach, Csaba Sándor Polynomial Schur's theorem Jakub Przybyło The 1-2-3 Conjecture holds for graphs with large enough minimum degree Chao Shi, Péter Frankl, Jianguo Qian On non-empty cross-intersecting families Gábor Damásdi, Dömötör Pálvölgyi Realizing an 𝑚-uniform four-chromatic hypergraph with disks Vojtěch Kaluža, Martin Tancer Even maps, the Colin de Verdière number and representations of graphs Nóra Frankl, Andrey Kupavskii Almost sharp bounds on the number of discrete chains in the plane Swee Hong Chan, Igor Pak, Greta Panova Log-concavity in planar random walks Andrew Newman A lower bound on the number of homotopy types of simplicial complexes on n vertices Amitabh Basu, Michele Conforti, Marco Di Summa, Hongyi Jiang Complexity of branch-and-bound and cutting planes in mixed-integer optimization - II Zdeněk Dvořák, Luke Postle On decidability of hyperbolicity Matei Mandache Finding Certain Arithmetic Progressions in 2-Coloured Cyclic Groups Manuel Bodirsky, Florian Starke Maximal Digraphs With Respect to Primitive Positive Constructability Zachary Hunter Improved lower bounds for van der Waerden numbers Hemanshu Kaul, Benjamin Reiniger A Generalization of the Graph Packing Theorems of Sauer-Spencer and Brandt Tom Kelly, Luke Postle On the density of critical graphs with no large cliques Simón Piga, Nicolás Sanhueza-Matamala Cycle decompositions in 3-uniform hypergraphs Zilin Jiang, Jonathan Tidor, Yuan Yao, Shengtong Zhang, Yufei Zhao Spherical two-distance sets and eigenvalues of signed graphs Daniel Glasscock, Joel Moreira, Florian Richter A combinatorial proof of a sumset conjecture of Furstenberg Slawomir J. Solecki Dual Ramsey theorem for trees Max Pitz Constructing tree-decompositions that display all topological ends Freddie Illingworth Minimum degree stability of H-free graphs Daniele Bartoli, Nicola Durante On the classification of low-degree ovoids of $Q(4,q)$ Assaf Rinot, Jing Zhang Strongest transformations Jacob Fox, János Pach, Andrew Suk Sunflowers in set systems of bounded dimension Rani Hod, Michael Krivelevich, Tobias Müller, Alon Naor, Nicholas Charles Wormald Component Games on Random Graphs Hector Pasten On the Chevalley-Warning theorem when the degree equals the number of variables Julien Bensmail, Hervé Hocquard, Dimitri Lajou, Éric Sopena A proof of the Multiplicative 1-2-3 Conjecture Sean Eberhard Hamming sandwiches Andries E. Brouwer, Ferdinand Ihringer, William M. Kantor Strongly regular graphs satisfying the 4-vertex condition Lukas Kühne The Universality of the Resonance Arrangement and its Betti Numbers Ilya D. Shkredov On an application of higher energies to Sidon sets
Jana Cslovjecsek, Romanos Diogenes Malikiosis, Márton Naszódi, Matthias Schymura Computing the Covering Radius of a Polytope with an Application to Lonely Runners Pages 463-490 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-020-4633-8 Sean Eberhard The Characteristic Polynomial of a Random Matrix Pages 491-527 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-020-4657-0 Maxime Fortier Bourque, Bram Petri Kissing Numbers of Regular Graphs Pages 529-551 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4671-x Gábor Kun On Gardner’s Conjecture Pages 553-558 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4705-4 Zhicong Lin, Dongsu Kim A Combinatorial Bijection on k-Noncrossing Partitions Pages 559-586 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4262-x Pavel Pudlák, Vojtĕch Rödl Extractors for Small Zero-Fixing Sources Pages 587-616 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-020-4626-7
David Conlon, Jacob Fox, Yuval Wigderson Ramsey Numbers of Books and Quasirandomness Pages 309-363 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4409-9 Jan Grebík, Israel Rocha Fractional Isomorphism of Graphons Pages 365-404 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4336-9 Tony Huynh, Gwenaël Joret, Piotr Micek, Michał T. Seweryn, Paul Wollan Excluding a Ladder Pages 405-432 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4592-8 Xizhi Liu, Dhruv Mubayi A Hypergraph Turán Problem with No Stability Pages 433-462 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4561-2
Vida Dujmović, David Eppstein, Robert Hickingbotham, Pat Morin, David R. Wood Stack-Number is Not Bounded by Queue-Number Pages 151-164 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4585-7 François Hennecart, Gyan Prakash, Eyyunni Pramod On Thin Sum-Product Bases Pages 165-202 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4195-4 Dávid Matolcsi, Imre Z. Ruzsa, George Shakan, Dmitrii Zhelezov An Analytic Approach to Cardinalities of Sumsets Pages 203-236 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4547-0 Arnold Neumaier, Safet Penjić On Bounding the Diameter of a Distance-Regular Graph Pages 237-251 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4619-1 Luke Postle, Evelyne Smith-Roberge On the Density of C7-Critical Graphs Pages 253-300 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-020-4177-y Claude Tardif The Chromatic Number of the Product of 14-Chromatic Graphs Can Be 13 Pages 301-308 | DOI:10.1007/s00493-021-4781-5
Lubotzky, A.; Phillips, R.; Sarnak, P. Ramanujan graphs Volume 8 (1988), Issue 3, 261–277 Karmarkar, N. A new polynomial-time algorithm for linear programming Volume 4 (1984), Issue 4, 373–395 Grötschel, M.; Lovász, L.; Schrijver, A. The ellipsoid method and its consequences in combinatorial optimization Volume 1 (1981), Issue 2, 169–197 Alon, N. Eigenvalues and expanders Volume 6 (1986), Issue 2, 83–96 Linial, Nathan; London, Eran; Rabinovich, Yuri The geometry of graphs and some of its algorithmic applications Volume 15 (1995), Issue 2, 215–245 Alon, N.; Tarsi, M. Colorings and orientations of graphs Volume 12 (1992), Issue 2, 125–134 Chung, F. R. K.; Graham, R. L.; Wilson, R. M. Quasi-random graphs Volume 9 (1989), Issue 4, 345–362 Szemerédi, Endre; Trotter, William T., Jr. Extremal problems in discrete geometry Volume 3 (1983), Issue 3-4, 381–392 de Fraysseix, H.; Pach, J.; Pollack, R. How to draw a planar graph on a grid Volume 10 (1990), Issue 1, 41–51 Frankl, P.; Wilson, R. M. Intersection theorems with geometric consequences Volume 1 (1981), Issue 4, 357–368 Godsil, C. D. On the full automorphism group of a graph Volume 1 (1981), Issue 3, 243–256 Füredi, Z.; Komlós, J. The eigenvalues of random symmetric matrices Volume 1 (1981), Issue 3, 233–241 Frieze, Alan; Kannan, Ravi Quick approximation to matrices and applications Volume 19 (1999), Issue 2, 175–220 Komlós, János; Sárközy, Gábor N.; Szemerédi, Endre Blow-up lemma Volume 17 (1997), Issue 1, 109–123 Wilson, Richard M. The exact bound in the Erdős-Ko-Rado theorem Volume 4 (1984), Issue 2-3, 247–257 Pach, János; Tóth, Géza Graphs drawn with few crossings per edge Volume 17 (1997), Issue 3, 427–439 Babai, L. On Lovász' lattice reduction and the nearest lattice point problem Volume 6 (1986), Issue 1, 1–13 Mulmuley, Ketan; Vazirani, Umesh V.; Vazirani, Vijay V. Matching is as easy as matrix inversion Volume 7 (1987), Issue 1, 105–113 Raghavan, P.; Thompson, C. D. Randomized rounding: a technique for provably good algorithms and algorithmic proofs Volume 7 (1987), Issue 4, 365–374 Robertson, Neil; Seymour, Paul; Thomas, Robin Hadwiger's conjecture for K6-free graphs Volume 13 (1993), Issue 3, 279–361
Jain, Kamal A factor 2 approximation algorithm for the generalized Steiner network problem Volume 21 (2001), Issue 1, 39–60 Bollobás, Béla; Riordan, Oliver The diameter of a scale-free random graph Volume 24 (2004), Issue 1, 5–34 Chudnovsky, Maria; Cornuéjols, Gérard; Liu, Xinming; Seymour, Paul; Vušković, Kristina Recognizing Berge graphs Volume 25 (2005), Issue 2, 143–186 Alon, Noga; Fischer, Eldar; Krivelevich, Michael; Szegedy, Mario Efficient testing of large graphs Volume 20 (2000), Issue 4, 451–476 Tao, Terence Product set estimates for non-commutative groups Volume 28 (2008), Issue 5, 547–594 Linial, Nathan; Meshulam, Roy Homological connectivity of random 2-complexes Volume 26 (2006), Issue 4, 475–487 Kim, Jeong Han; Vu, Van H. Concentration of multivariate polynomials and its applications Volume 20 (2000), Issue 3, 417–434 Thomassé, Stéphan; Yeo, Anders Total domination of graphs and small transversals of hypergraphs Volume 27 (2007), Issue 4, 473–487 Goldreich, Oded; Goldwasser, Shafi; Lehman, Eric; Ron, Dana; Samorodnitsky, Alex Testing monotonicity Volume 20 (2000), Issue 3, 301–337 Kühn, Daniela; Osthus, Deryk The minimum degree threshold for perfect graph packings Volume 29 (2009), Issue 1, 65–107
Sebő, András; Vygen, Jens Shorter tours by nicer ears: 7/5-approximation for the graph-TSP, 3/2 for the path version, and 4/3 for two-edge-connected subgraphs Volume 34 (2014), Issue 5, 597–629 Petridis, Giorgis New proofs of Plünnecke-type estimates for product sets in groups Volume 32 (2012), Issue 6, 721–733 Tóth, Csaba D. The Szemerédi-Trotter theorem in the complex plane Volume 35 (2015), Issue 1, 95–126 Ceballos, Cesar; Santos, Francisco; Ziegler, Günter M. Many non-equivalent realizations of the associahedron Volume 35 (2015), Issue 5, 513–551 Dujmović, Vida; Joret, Gwenaël; Kozik, Jakub; Wood, David R. Nonrepetitive colouring via entropy compression Volume 36 (2016), Issue 6, 661–686 Chudnovsky, Maria; Seymour, Paul The three-in-a-tree problem Volume 30 (2010), Issue 4, 387–417 Füredi, Zoltán; Jiang, Tao; Seiver, Robert Exact solution of the hypergraph Turán problem for k-uniform linear paths Volume 34 (2014), Issue 3, 299–322 Raigorodskii, A. M. On the chromatic numbers of spheres in Rn Volume 32 (2012), Issue 1, 111–123 Cilleruelo, Javier Combinatorial problems in finite fields and Sidon sets Volume 32 (2012), Issue 5, 497–511 Devos, Matt; Dvořák, Zdeněk; Fox, Jacob; McDonald, Jessica; Mohar, Bojan; Scheide, Diego A minimum degree condition forcing complete graph immersion Volume 34 (2014), Issue 3, 279–298 Rudnev, Misha On the number of incidences between points and planes in three dimensions Volume 38 (2018), Issue 1, 219–254
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