Topics in Combinatorics IV
Michaelmas 2023
e-mail: pavel dot tumarkin at durham dot ac dot uk Office: MCS3009; Phone: 334-3085 Office hours: Mon 14:15-15:30 and by appointment |
Textbooks: |
Parts of the content of the first term can also be found in the following books: |
Preliminary course content (subject to change): Catalan numbers, partitions and Young diagrams, set partitions, statistics on permutations, posets and lattices, Robinson-Schensted correspondence, parking functions, chip firing games, finite games and ADE classification
Schedule:
Handouts: (lecture notes, intended to be more or less up to date)
Problems classes:
Homeworks: There will be weekly homework assignments. Selected exercises are to be handed in on weeks 3, 5, 7, and 9