Combinatorics - MATH5505

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Enrolment in a postgraduate coursework mathematics program

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will present beautiful topics from classical combinatorics, including, but not limited to, the Pigeonhole Principle, Ramsey Theory, matching theory, Latin squares, graphs algorithms, the Inclusion-Exclusion Principle, generating functions, and Polya counting.

Pre-requisites: 24 units of level III mathematics or a degree in a numerate discipline or permission of the Head of Department.

Note: Course not offered every year - contact School for more information.

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