Discrete Mathematics (journal)

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Discrete Mathematics  
Discrete Math.
Discipline Mathematics
Language English
Edited by Douglas B. West
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 24/year
ISSN 0012-365X
LCCN 72621801
OCLC no. 471516939

Discrete Mathematics is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the broad area of discrete mathematics, combinatorics, graph theory, and their applications. It was established in 1971 and is published by North-Holland Publishing Company. It publishes both short notes, full length contributions, as well as survey articles. In addition, the journal publishes a number of special issues each year dedicated to a particular topic. Although originally it published articles in French and German, it now allows only English language articles. The editor-in-chief is Douglas West (University of Illinois, Urbana).


The journal was established in 1971. The very first article it published was written by Paul Erdős, who went on to publish a total of 84 papers in the journal.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.578.[1]

Notable publications[edit]

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  1. ^ "Discrete Mathematics". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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