
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 

April 21, 2024  
OttawaCarleton Discrete Mathematics Workshop 2007

Organizers:  

Jason Gao <zgao(at)math.carleton.ca> 
Invited Speakers  Participants 
Contributed talks  Accommodation  Ottawa 
Schedule  Campus Accommodation 
Directions to Carleton  A map of the Carleton Campus 
Traditionally, the meeting consists of four onehour invited talks presented in a single day, a Saturday. In addition, a fifth speaker is invited to give a colloquium talk in the Ottawa  Carleton Institute of Mathematics and Statistics on the preceding Friday afternoon. The invited speakers, known for their eloquence of presentation and excellence in research, are chosen carefully to cover a broad range of topics and aspects of discrete mathematics. The Friday colloquium talk is addressed to a general audience of mathematicians.
The objective of the meeting is to gather researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students from the Ontario/Quebec area working in various fields of discrete mathematics in order to stimulate research collaboration in this vibrant interdisciplinary area. This year's speakers for the Discrete Mathematics Day lead research in the areas of graph theory, combinatorial structures, combinatorial enumeration, and algorithms. They have been involved in theoretical, applied, and algorithmic aspects of discrete mathematics.
The Discrete Math Workshop will run for 2 days this year, Friday
(May 25) and Saturday (May 26), and will include five onehour invited
talks by the above speakers as well as contributed talks.
CONTRIBUTED TALKS
Title and abstract for a contributed talk should be sent
to: Kevin <kcheung(at)math.carleton.ca> by April 25, 2007
Luc Devroye (School of Computer Science, McGill University)
Tries and tribulations
Hadi Kharaghani (Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Lethbridge)
The Hadamard determinant conjecture
Bruce Richter (Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo)
On the cycle spaces of infinite graphs
Catherine Yan (Texas A&M University)
Crossings and Nestings in Combinatorics
Wenan Zang (Department of Mathematics, The University of Hong Kong)
Recent Progress on Polyhedral Combinatorics
Paul ElliotMagwood, University of Ottawa
Generating Extreme Points of the Subtour Elimination Polytope
Tony Evans,Wright State University
Representations of Graphs modulo $n$: Some Problems
Pu Gao, University of Waterloo
Short cycle distribution in some recursively generated random regular graphs
Carlos Hoppen, University of Waterloo
Independent Sets in Graphs with Large Girth
Sascha Kurz, University of Bayreuth
Integral point sets over finite fields
Pierre Leroux, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
2connected graphs with prescribed threeconnected components
Daniel J. McQuillan, Norwich University
Vertexmagic total labelings of regular graphs
Reza Naserasr, University of Waterloo
Cirular chormatic number of the unit distance graph
Sebastian Raaphorst, University of Toronto
The existence of antipasch partial Steiner triple systems
Joe Sawada, University of Guelph
Generating Open Meandric Sequences (and meanders)
Hu Zhang, McMaster University
Minimizing the Number of Critical Vertices in Network Design
Students and postdocs are encouraged to apply for financial support via the Fields Institute web site. Deadline for applications: April 25, 2007.
Registration fee is $20 online registration, $25 for onsite registration.
Students, postdocs, and invited speakers are exempt.
Online registration closed on May 17, 2007
PARTICIPANTS as of May 23, 2007
Fullname  University Name 
Akande, David Adewale  Eastern Mediterranean University 
Arikushi, Karin  Carleton University 
Balamohan, Balasingham  University of Toronto 
Boyd, Sylvia  University of Ottawa 
Burgess, Andrea  University of Ottawa 
Cameron, Amy  University of Ottawa 
Cheung, Kevin  Carleton University 
Costain, Greg  McGill University 
Devroye, Luc  McGill University 
Dong, Li  Carleton University 
Durocher, Stephane  McGill University 
ElliottMagwood, Paul  University of Ottawa 
Evans, Anthony  Wright State University 
Farrag, AbdelAziz  Dalhousie University 
Gao, Jason Zhicheng  Carleton University 
Gao, Pu  University of Waterloo 
Gosselin, Shonda  University of Ottawa 
Guo, Pengtuan  Carleton University 
Haghighi, Maryam  University of Ottawa 
Hazaveh, Kamyar  University of Toronto 
He, Jing  Carleton University 
Hesse, William  Clarkson University 
Hoppen, Carlos  University of Waterloo 
Huynh, Tony  University of Waterloo 
Kharaghani, Hadi  University of Lethbridge 
Kurz, Sascha  University of Bayreuth 
Leroux, Pierre  Université du Québec à Montréal 
Lewis, Christina  Carleton University 
Masuda, Ariane  Carleton University 
McQuillan, Dan  Norwich University 
Moura, Lucia  University of Ottawa 
Naserasr, Reza  University of Waterloo 
Niesink, Patrick  University of Ottawa 
Omidi Koma, Behzad  Carleton University 
Panario, Daniel  Carleton University 
Pivotto, Irene  University of Waterloo 
Raaphorst, Sebastian  University of Toronto 
Richmond, Bruce  University of Waterloo 
Richter, R. Bruce  University of Waterloo 
Sajna, Mateja  University of Ottawa 
Sawada, Joe  University of Guelph 
Thomson, David  Carleton University 
Walsh, Timothy  UQAM 
Wang, Qiang Steven  Carleton University 
Weir, Colin  Carleton University 
Xu, Wei  University of Ottawa 
Yan, Catherine  Texas A&M University 
Zang, Wenan  The University of Hong Kong 
Zhang, Hu  McMaster University 
Zhang, Rui  McMaster University 
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