Professor Peter Winkler
105 Choate House
Office Hours: Mon 2-3, Tu 11-12, Th 2-3
and by appointment
- The first homework assignment, due Thursday Sept 22, is to calculate the
probability of getting exactly 4 different numbers when rolling 6 dice. For
extra fun, try this (hard) problem: Prove that if you roll two sets of n
n-sided dice, then there will be a non-empty subset of the red dice and a
non-empty subset of the green dice with the same sum.
- Meeting time and place: 1-2 pm Mondays,
Tuesdays and Thursdays in the upstairs lounge, Choate House.
- Text: Stasys Jukna, Extremal Combinatorics,
Springer. Available in reader form from Wheelock Books.