Graph Theory, Spring 2018
Class Info   |   Schedule   |   Quizzes

Class Info

Syllabus
Textbook: Introduction to Graph Theory (2nd Edition) by Douglas B. West
Meeting times: Monday and Thursday, 4-5:50pm in 203 Ricketts
No Class: January 15; March 12 and 15; Feb 19 class on Feb 20

Course Instructor:
Prof. George M. Slota (gmslota@gmail.com)
Office Hours: Monday/Thursday at 2-4pm in 317 Lally

Teaching Assistant:
Samantha Lee (lees29@rpi.edu)
Office Hours: Monday 10-12pm in AE 110, Thursday 2-4pm in AE 127

Lecture Notes and Readings

Note: Class schedule subject to change.

WeekClass DateTopicReadingsNotes and Code
1 15 Jan No class: MLK Day
18 Jan Introduction to Graphs, Definitions West ch. 1.1 Notes 1   |   Intro Slides   |   Intro code   |   Test Graph
2 22 Jan Isomorphism, Walks, Connectivity West ch. 1.1-1.2 Notes 2   |   Traversal   |   Transport Graph
25 Jan Induction, Eulerian Circuits West ch. 1.2 Notes 3
3 29 Jan Degrees, Graphic Sequences, Directed Graphs West ch. 1.3-1.4 Notes 4   |   Vid 1   |   Vid 2
1 Feb More Digraphs and PageRank West ch. 1.4 Notes 5   |   PageRanks   |   NFL Graph
4 5 Feb DAGs, Trees West ch. 2.1-2.2 Notes 6
8 Feb Tree Algorithms West ch. 2.2-2.3 Notes 7
5 12 Feb Exam 1 Lectures 1-7, West ch. 1-2 Study Sheet   |   Practice Problems   |   Solutions
15 Feb Matching and Covers West ch. 3.1-3.2 Notes 8
6 20 Feb General Graph Matching West ch. 3.3 Notes 9
22 Feb Vertex and Edge Connectivity West ch. 4.1 Notes 10
7 26 Feb Ear Decompositions, Digraph Connectivity West ch. 4.2
1 Mar k-connectivity, Network Flow West ch. 4.2-4.3
8 5 Mar In-class review
8 Mar Exam 2 Lectures 8-12, West ch. 3-4
9 12 Mar No class: Spring Break
15 Mar No class: Spring Break
10 19 Mar
22 Mar
11 26 Mar
29 Mar
12 2 Apr
5 Apr
13 9 Apr Exam 3 (tentative)
12 Mar
14 16 Apr
19 Apr
15 23 Apr
26 Apr
16 30 Apr Final Review West ch. 1-7
3 May Study Days: No class
17 TBD Final Exam

Quizzes

WeekQuizSolution
1 First Week No Quiz
2 Quiz 1 Solutions
3 Quiz 2 Solutions
4 Review Week No Quiz
5 Exam Week Exam Solutions
6 Quiz 3
7
8 Exam Week No Quiz
9 Spring Break No quiz
10
11
12 Exam Week No Quiz
13
14
15
16 Study Week No Quiz