July 20, 2024
July - December 2011
Thematic Program on Discrete Geometry and Applications


Mini-course on Polytopes, Maps and their Symmetries

Mini-course on Combinatorial Geometry

September 19 to November 10, 2011
Times: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. 6-7:30pm
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

October 3-13, 2011
Peter McMullen
(UCL, England)
The geometry of regular polytopes

Oct 17-27, 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 6

Oct 31 - Nov 10, 2011
Barry Monson
(University of New Brunswick, Canada)
Constructions of Regular Polytopes

September 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18, 25
Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 pm
Location: Fields Institute Library
Instructor: Csaba Toth

September 20
Allowable sequences
(Erdos-type problems, slope problem, crossings)

September 27
Davenport-Schinzel sequences
(lower envelopes, Ackermann function, generalizations)

October 4
VC-dimension and epsilon-nets
(probabilistic methods, recursive subdivisions)

October 11
Erdos-Szekeres Theorem and Dilworth Lemma
(applications in Ramsey-type problems)

October 18
Crossing numbers and graph drawing
(lower bounds, variants, applications)

October 25
Counting plane geometric graphs
(triangulations, spanning cycles, matchings)

Graduate Mini-course on Rigidity (TBA)


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