COMBINATORICS


Math 550 - Fall Term, 2006.

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 2.30pm - 4pm.
  • Email: vetta at math dot mcgill dot ca
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    Teaching Assistant.

  • Natalie Stoianov
  • Office: Room ..., Burnside Building
  • Office hours: TBA.
  • Email: stoianov at math dot mcgill dot ca
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    Lectures.

  • Time: Monday and Wednesday, 12.30pm - 2pm.
  • Location: Room 1234, Burnside Building.
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    Topics.

    We will consider theoretical aspects of enumerative and algebraic combinatorics as well as their applications.
    A list of the lectures can be found here.
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    Pre-requisites.

    This course is primarily aimed at higher level undergraduate honours students and graduate students in mathematics
    or computer science. No formal experience with these topics will be needed, but a strong mathematical background is necessary.
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    Textbook.

    The course text will be A Course in Combinatorics by J. van Lint and R. Wilson.
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    Assignments.

    Course grades will be based upon assignments (25%) and a final exam (75%).
    Assignments are posted here.
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