Welcome to Combinatorics and Optimization
Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program (URA). Applications for the Spring 2018 program are now closed.
University of Waterloo, May 5 - August 18, '17
*Recordings of occurred talks are all available on C&O's YouTube Channel.
New Deadline: February 9, '18
- June 20, 2018
Luke Postle has received a 2018 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. The $2,500 award, which is conferred to early or mid-career faculty members who have made outstanding research contributions, was established in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics.
- June 15, 2018
Twelve C&O students received their graduate degrees at the convocation ceremonies on June 15, 2018.
- May 14, 2018
Zhihan Gao's paper "On the metric s-t path traveling salesman problem" has been selected as the SIGEST article for the latest issue of SIAM Review.
- June 28, 2018
Title: A single pass bijection between certain quarter plane lattice walks and certain Motzkin-like paths.
Speaker: Nick Olson-Harris Affiliation: University of Waterloo Room: MC 6486
Abstract: A p-tandem quarter plane walk is a walk starting at the origin and remaining in the first quadrant using the steps (1,-1) and (-n, p-n) for n between 0 and p.
- June 28, 2018
Title: Stretching drawings of graphs
Speaker: Alan Arroyo Affiliation: University of Waterloo Room: MC 5479
Abstract: Given a drawing D of a graph (where vertices are dots in the plane and edges are arbitrary curves connecting some pairs of dots),
- June 29, 2018
Title: The c2 invariant at p=2 by counting edge bipartitions
Speaker: Karen Yeats Affiliation: University of Waterloo Room: MC 5501
Since no one provided a visitor or volunteered for this week, I will explain how to prove a special case of a conjecture about the c2 invariant.