Instructor: Robin Thomas
Textbook: Diestel, Graph Theory.
Other texts you may wish to consult:
Bollobas, Modern Graph Theory (recommended source)
West, Introduction to Graph Theory
Bondy and Murty, Graph Theory with Applications
Even, Graph Algorithms
Lovasz, Combinatorial Problems and Exercises
Notes on planar graphs
Lecture Schedule: Fundamentals, Matching, Connectivity, Planar graphs, Coloring, Extremal Problems, Ramsey Theory, Random Graphs.Lecture notes from last year: Lecture 1 Lecture 2 Lecture 3 Lecture 4 Lecture 5 Lecture 6 Lecture 7 Lecture 8 Lecture 9 Lecture 10 Lecture 11 Lecture 12 Lecture 13 Lecture 14 Lecture 15 Lecture 16 Lecture 17 Lecture 18 Lecture 19 Lecture 20 Lecture 21 More on lecture 21 Lecture 22 Lecture 23 Lecture 24 Lecture 25 Lecture 26 Lecture 27 Lecture 28 Lecture 29 Lecture 30
Grades: Approximately 30% homework, 30% midterm, 40% final.
Midterm exam. You will be asked to solve problems similar to proofs done in class or problems assigned in the problem sets below. You will be permitted to bring one letter size sheet of notes, one-sided only, and you will be required to turn it in at the conclusion of the examination.
Problem sets: Problem sets will be posted here. You should be able to solve these problems, because they and their variations will appear in both the midterm and the final exam.
Week 1 problems
You will be permitted to bring one letter size sheet of notes,
and you will be required to turn it in at the conclusion of the
You may be asked to state theorems we covered in class.
Homework: Each homework problem must be turned in on
size paper. The text must be typed in 10pt font or larger. Figures and
formulae may be drawn by hand in black ink. Do not fold pages or bend
Your work must be scannable at 300dpi. Electronic submission is allowed
in pdf format. Due dates will be strictly enforced. Clarity of
ease of expression, mathematical elegance and overall physical
will all be factors in grading. A signed cover page
must accompany each submission.
Honor Code: Discussing class material including problem sets is encouraged. However, no collaboration is allowed on problems assigned for homework, midterm or final.
Office hours: TBD
Office: 217B Skiles.
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