GRAPH THEORY AND COMBINATORICS


Math 350 - Winter Term, 2007.

General Information.

  • Course Instructor
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Lectures
  • Topics
  • Prerequisites
  • Textbook
  • Assignments


    Instructor.

  • Prof. Adrian Vetta
  • Telephone: 398-3822
  • Office: Room 1118, Burnside Building
  • Office hours: Thursday 1.30pm-3pm.
  • Email: vetta at math dot mcgill dot ca
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    Marker.

  • Matthew Drescher
  • Office: Room 104, McConnell Building.
  • Office hours: Tuesday 1pm-2.30pm
  • Email: knavely at gmail dot com
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    Lectures.

  • Time: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10.30am - 11.30am.
  • Location: Burnside 1B23.
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    Topics.

    This course will cover graph theory, combinatorics, probability and the probabilistic method.
    A provisional list of the lectures can be found here.
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    Pre-requisites.

    This course is primarily aimed at honours students in mathematics or computer science.
    The pre-requisites are Math235 or Math240 and Math 251 or Math 223.
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    Textbook.

    There is no required textbook. Good references are
  • Invitation to Discrete Mathematics by J. Matousek and J. Nesetril.
  • Graph Theory by R. Diestel.
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    Assignments.

    Course grades will be based upon assignments (20%), midterm (20%), and a final exam (60%) - or
    assignments (20%) and final exam (80%) if this leads to a better mark.
    Assignments are posted here.
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