The new version of Applied Discrete Structures has been released in all but the print version. The two most significant changes in this version are
- Equivalence classes are now defined within the text (Section 6.3) as opposed to being introduced in an exercise.
- A glossary. Many of the words in this glossary are not formally defined in the book either because they are viewed as prerequisites to a course in discrete mathematics or are terms in computer science that some students may be unfamiliar with.
The usual minor typos have been corrected and a few exercises have been added or revised.
The html and pdf versions are available now at https://discretemath.org.
The print version will be available later this summer. It’s available roughly at cost, but prices have been inching up in recent years. Last year the full version was $43+shipping. Seems high to me, but still not as bad as many of the prices for books offered by publishers. As expected, sales have also dropped. No big deal - the print form factor exists mostly to qualify the book for a few OER listings that require it.