METHODS OF COMBINATORICS, Spring 2018

**Instructor:** Jozsef Balogh

**Office:** 233B Illini Hall

**Phone:** (217) 244-1918 (office)

**E-mail:** jobal@math.uiuc.edu

**Time and place:** 12:00- 12:50 pm MWF, 241 Altgeld Hall

**Office Hour:** by appointment.

PREREQUISITES:

Math 580 or consent of instructor, obtainable by familiarity
with elementary combinatorics.

MAKE UP CLASSES:

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

There will be 3-6 homework assignments. Homework allows you to choose **five out of six problems to write up.**
Problems are worth 5 points each, so the maximum score/homework is 25 points. For Math 584 students A is from 80%, grade drops by 5% (so 75% is A-). Make up possibilities include giving lecture.

TEXT:

Jiri Matousek: 33 Miniatures, Mathematical and Algorithmic Applications of Linear Algebra + selected research papers.