syllabus - Lectures on polytopes . • R. Stanley. An...

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1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 x x x x x x 43 34 13 31 23 14 41 42 24 12 21 32 discrete geometry . geometr´ ıa discreta federico ardila m. san francisco state university . universidad de los andes Instructor. Federico Ardila federico@math.sfsu.edu Thornton 927 1.415.338.7720 Meetings. .bog. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 5:10-6:00. PU-300. .sf. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 2:10-3:00. Thornton 211. Office hours. Mondays, Fridays 3:10-4:00. Course website. http://math.sfsu.edu/federico/polytopes.html You are expected to visit this website often, and participate actively on the online discussion forum, which will be a very useful source of projects. On the website you will find, among others: the homework assignments, some suggested final projects, the lecture notes, links to the lecture videos, and a link to the online discussion forum. Textbook. There is no required textbook. Much of the course will follow parts of: G. Ziegler.
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Unformatted text preview: Lectures on polytopes . • R. Stanley. An introduction to hyperplane arrangements . www-math.mit.edu/ ∼ rstan/arr.html . Prerequisites. You must be prepared to devote at least 10 hours a week on this class. The course will require mathematical maturity, but the only formal prerequisites are: • Math 325 (SFSU) or Algebra Lineal 2 (Los Andes) or equivalent, and • Math 301 (SFSU) or Matem´atica Estructural (Los Andes) or equivalent. Grading and tentative due dates. • 50% main homework (due Sep. 7(sf)/8(bog); Sep. 20/22; Oct. 4/6; Oct. 18/18) • 10% light homework (in late October, November) • 10% project proposal (due Nov. 1) • 35% final project (due Dec. 6) further extra credit: • 5% for active participation in online forum. • 10% in the project grade for teams of a bog and an sf student....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course MATH 2230 taught by Professor Ard during the Spring '10 term at Universidad de Los Andes.

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