This booklet provides tension idea in a historic context. The combinatorial features of pressure are remoted and framed by way of a distinct classification of matroids, that are a normal generalization of the connectivity matroid of a graph. This booklet comprises an creation to matroid conception and an in depth examine of planar tension. the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to higher-dimensional stress, highlighting the most open questions. additionally incorporated is an intensive annotated bibliography with over a hundred and fifty entries. This publication is geared toward graduate scholars and researchers in graph thought and combinatorics or in fields which follow the structural facets of those topics in structure and engineering. obtainable to those that have had an advent to graph conception on the senior or graduate point, this publication is appropriate for a graduate direction in graph thought.
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