[Discrete-math-seminar] Discrete Appl. Math. Seminar TODAY 11/2, 12:50pm E1 119
Robert Ellis
rellis at math.iit.edu
Mon Nov 2 10:39:46 CST 2009
Please join us for the seminar today at 12:50pm in E1 119.
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Michael Pelsmajer
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Treewidth is, in a way, a measure of how closely a graph resembles a tree.
It is important for both applied and theoretical reasons (e.g., dynamic
programming, fixed-parameter tractability, graph minors project).
In this talk we introduce treewidth and describe two research questions that
should be accessible to students. One concerns a graph coloring variant
called "equitable list coloring", and the other generalizes independent sets
and induced matchings.
2 November, 2009 E1 119 12:50 pm
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E1 105C, IL Inst. Tech.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-5336 --- rellis at math.iit.edu
http://math.iit.edu/~rellis/
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