Spring 2010

**Syllabus**(1/14/10)**KU course number:**86763**Instructor:**Prof. Jeremy Martin

623 Snow, 864-7114**Office hours:**Tue/Wed, 11-12, or by appointment

**Textbook:***Introduction to Graph Theory*, 2nd edition, by Douglas B. West. Available from the KU Bookstore.**Meeting times:**Tue/Thu, 2:30-3:45 PM, 564 Snow**Prerequisite:**Math 290 and one mathematics course numbered 450 or above. You should be comfortable with reading and doing proofs. Math 724 (Enumerative Combinatorics) is helpful, but not necessary.

- Problem Set #1 (due date: Tue 1/26/10)
- Problem Set #2 (due date: Tue 2/9/10)
- Problem Set #3 (due date: Tue 2/23/10)
- Problem Set #4 (due date: Tue 3/9/10)
- Problem Set #5 (due date: Tue 3/30/10)
- Problem Set #6 (due date: Tue 4/20/10)
- Problem Set #7 (due date: Tue 5/4/10)

The assignment (due date Thu 5/6/10; you must choose a topic by Tue 4/6). I'll update this occasionally to add more papers or note that a paper has been claimed.

- Closed discussion group for Math 725 on Google Groups (all students should join!)

- Writing in the Sciences (UNC Chapel Hill Writing Center)
*A Guide to Writing Mathematics*and Mathematical Writing Checklist (Prof. Kevin Lee, Purdue)

- Jeremy Martin's home page
- KU Mathematics Department
- KU Registrar
- KU Bookstore
- KU policies on academic honesty
- KU Office of Disability Resources

- Get Acrobat Reader (free software, necessary to read PDF files on this page)
- Diestel's graph theory textbook (written at a somewhat higher level than West, but available free)
- Combinatorial Optimization -- free online lecture notes by Alexander Schrijver

Last updated Tue 4/27/10 2:15 PM