18.204 Undergraduate Seminar in Discrete Mathematics
Spring 2019, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Class meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1pm–2:30pm in 2-151
Instructor: Zilin Jiang (use Doodle to schedule meetings)
Communication specialist: Malcah Effron (use Calendly to schedule meetings)
Seminar in combinatorics, graph theory, and discrete mathematics in general. Participants read and present papers from recent mathematics literature. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided. Enrollment limited.
3 presentations worth 15% each, 3 in-class midterms worth 10% each, and the term paper for 25%.
Attendance policy: Without a valid excuse such as illness, failure to show up at one’s own talk or missing more than 3 classes results an immediate failure.
(Schedule subject to change)
|2/19||No class (Monday schedule)||2/21||Anshula Gandhi
In-class midterm #1
|3/26||No class (Spring vacation)||3/28||No class (Spring vacation)|
|4/16||No class (Patriots’ Day)||4/18||Presentation workshop|
In-class midterm #2