September 19 to November 10, 2011
Times: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. 67:30pm
Location: Fields Institute Library
(Instructors: Marston Conder, Isabel Hubard , Peter McMullen,
Barry Monson)
September 19  29, 2011
Isabel Hubard (UNAM, Mexico)
Introduction to abstract polytopes
Notes
October 313, 2011
Peter McMullen (UCL, England)
The geometry of regular polytopes
Outline
Oct 1727, 2011
Marston Conder (University of Auckland, NZ)
Symmetries of maps and abstract polytopes
Outline Summary
Handout Lecture1
Lecture 2 Lecture
3 Lecture 4
Lecture 5 Lecture
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Oct 31  Nov 10, 2011
Barry Monson (University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Constructions of Regular Polytopes
http://www.math.unb.ca/~barry/fields/

September 20, 27 October 4, 11,
18, 25
Tuesdays 5:006:30 pm
Location: Fields Institute Library
Instructor: Csaba Toth
September 20
Allowable sequences
(Erdostype problems, slope problem, crossings)
September 27
DavenportSchinzel sequences
(lower envelopes, Ackermann function, generalizations)
October 4
VCdimension and epsilonnets
(probabilistic methods, recursive subdivisions)
October 11
ErdosSzekeres Theorem and Dilworth Lemma
(applications in Ramseytype problems)
October 18
Crossing numbers and graph drawing
(lower bounds, variants, applications)
October 25
Counting plane geometric graphs
(triangulations, spanning cycles, matchings)
