Math 68
Algebraic Combinatorics
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General Information Syllabus HW Assignments Student Presentations

General Information

This course is an introduction to algebraic and enumerative combinatorics. You will discover the beautiful interplay between algebra and combinatorics, learning how to apply algebraic techniques to solve enumeration problems, and how to use combinatorial methods to solve questions arising in other areas of mathematics. No prior knowledge of combinatorics is expected, but some familiarity with linear algebra and group theory is preferable.


The textbook for this course is

Some additional material will be taken from these notes: Other interesting related books are:

Scheduled Lectures

MWF 11:15 - 12:20
Kemeny 120


Sergi Elizalde
Office: 332 Kemeny Hall
Office Hours: Mon 1:00-3:00, Wed 9:00-9:50

Exams and Grades

The course grade will be based on

The final exam will be a take-home exam. You must work on the problems on your own. No collaboration permitted on the exam.

Homework Policy

Disabilities and religious observances

Students with disabilities who will be taking this course and may need disability-related classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an appointment to see their instructor as soon as possible. Also, they should stop by the Academic Skills Center in Collis Center to register for support services.
Some students may wish to take part in religious observances that occur during this academic term. If you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation in the course, please meet with me before the end of the second week of the term to discuss appropriate accommodations.

Last updated June 27, 2016 13:25:50 EDT