Instructor: Igor Pak
See email instructions below.
Class schedule: MWF 3:00 - 3:50, MS 5127
Discussion: Tu 3:00 - 3:50, MS 5127
Office Hours: M 4-5 pm, MS 6125 or by appointment.
Teaching Assistant: Danny Nguyen (ldnguyen AT math.ucla.edu)
TA Office Hours: TBD, MS 3921
Textbooks: Miklos Bona, Introduction to Enumerative and Analytic Combinatorics, Second Edition
(MB), CRC Press, Second Edition
(see the CRC page)
Additional reading will be posted on this page if necessary.
Grading: Homeworks: 20%, Midterm: 20%, Final: 60%.
Difficulty: This is an advanced undergraduate course in Enumerative Combinatorics and it Application. The students are expected to learn the theory and solve problems on the homeworks. The exams and especially the homeworks will be challenging and require problem solving abilities.
Other expectations: I would guess that the average student should spend about 8-10 hours per week outside of class to get a decent grade. Much of this time should be spent on the homeworks, but some should be spent on reading the book and absorbing the class material.
Approximate course content is here (by weeks).
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Last updated 1/8/2016