Math 322(A1)—Graph Theory Summer 2008 Instructor: J. Nastos Office: CAB 509, email: [email protected] Instructor’s Webpage: http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~nastos Course Web Page: http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~nastos/m322/ Lectures: CAB 369, Monday – Friday, 1:30pm-2:40pm Office Hours: Talk to me or email me to arrange an appointment. Syllabus: No official textbook. We will partially work from Graph Theory with Applications by J. A. Bondy and U. S. R. Murty, which is publicly available through links on the course website. We will also partially work from Robin J. Wilson’s Graph Theory textbook. Definitions, paths, cycles, isomorphism, cutsets and connectivity, Menger’s Theorem, planarity and generalizations, vertex colouring, chromatic polynomials, colour theorems, matchings, flows, spanning trees and shortest path algorithms, adjacency matrix with application to combinatorial enumeration, graph spectra, interval graphs and applications, various other graph classes and algorithms, other topics as time permits. Grading Scheme: Assignments: 20% Textbooks: Midterm Exam: 30% Final Exam: 50% Exam dates, times: Midterm exam: Tuesday, July 29th Last Class: Wednesday, August 13th Final exam: Friday, August 15th Note that there is no deferred Midterm. If you miss it and have a valid reason for doing so, the weight of the midterm will be transferred to the final exam; i.e., the weight of your final exam will be 80%. Calculators: Assignments: University Regulations: No calculators or cell phones allowed in midterm or final exams. Assignment 1 is due Wednesday, July 9th Assignment 2 is due Wednesday, July 16th Assignment 3 is due Wednesday, July 23th Assignment 4 is due Wednesday, August 6th Assignment 5 is due Wednesday, August 13th Policy about course outlines can be found in Section 23.4(2) of the University Calendar. The University of Alberta is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity and honesty. Students are expected to be familiar with these standards regarding academic honesty and to uphold the policies of the University in this respect. Students are particularly urged to familiarize themselves with the provisions of the Code of Student Behaviour and avoid any behaviour which could potentially result in suspicions of cheating, plagiarism, misrepresentation of facts and/or participation in an offence. Academic dishonesty is a serious offence and can result in suspension or expulsion from the university (online at www.ualberta.ca/secretariat/appeals.htlm). Notice: Students who require accommodations in this course due to disability affecting mobility, vision, hearing, mental or physical health are advised to discuss their needs with Specialized Support and Disability Services, 2-800 SUB, 492-3381 (phone) or 492-7269(TTY).