Discrete Mathematics and Optimization Seminar

Fall Term Schedule 2003

September 29th
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205
Adrian Bondy
Université Lyon I and CNRS
Colourings and cycle covers in digraphs

October 6th
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Frederic Havet
CNRS and INRIA Sophia-Antipolis
Median order in tournaments

October 20th
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Nikolaos Fountoulakis
McGill University
The mixing time of a random walk on a random graph

October 27th
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Caterina De Simone
CNR Rome
Edge colouring

November 10th
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Peter McNamara
Questions of Schur-Positivity

To be rescheduled.

Bruce Shepherd
Bell Labs
Demand-packing problems and maximum revenue bandwidth allocation

December 1st
Monday, 4.30pm
Burnside 1205

Peter Keevash
The exact Turán number of the Fano plane

Previous Seminars
Winter 2003
Fall 2002
Winter 2002
See also the McGill Algorithms Seminar.


This seminar is jointly organised by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the School of Computer Science.
For information contact:
Seminar Coordinator : Adrian Vetta
The other organisers are : D. Avis (CS), W. Brown (Math), D. Bryant (Math/CS), L. Devroye (CS), B. Reed (CS), V. Rosta (Math), G. Toussaint (CS), and S. Whitesides (CS).