Monday: 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Monday, Thursday evenings
Click here for homework and exam solutions.
Dates and Links
Wednesday, February 7
Friday, February 9
Monday, February 19
Friday, February 23
Friday, March 2
Friday, March 9
Wednesday, March 14
Monday, March 19
Friday, March 23
Wednesday, April 18
Friday, May 11
Tuesday, May 15
Wednesday, May 16
Thursday, May 17
May 14, 2007
Review sessions, office hours
There will be two review sessions, Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Come to our usual classroom, King 237; if that's busy, we'll find another room.
Office hours will be Tuesday, 10–12, and Wednesday, 1–3.
Review answers posted
April 15, 2007
Solutions and answers posted
March 16, 2007
Click on the link to the left for Assignment 6, which is due on MONDAY, March 19.
March 13, 2007
A skeptical viewHere's an article claiming that the current wave of social netowrking is just another round of hype about a (barely) new technology.
March 8, 2007
Review SheetHere's the Review Sheet for Exam 1.
March 2, 2007
Looking for patterns in call graphs
Brian Hayes considers the types of information that might be found in telephone call graphs, or other social networks—and why governments might be interested.
February 27, 2007
Handouts, Homework Solutions
Solutions to Assignments 2 and 3 are now posted on the solutions page. (See my recent e-mail for the username and password.)
Here's the in-class worksheet on graph theory, IV (Euler's formula), in case you missed it.
Many links following up on lectures
How hard are graph problems?
Eulerian circuits and trails
A planarity gameAmazingly addictive. (Don't say I didn't warn you.)
February 23, 2007
Biologists are trying to understand how bacteria assemble themselves into communities; the hope is that new antibiotics might be developed that work by stopping the necessary communication.
(If you're not worried about antibiotic resistance, you probobably should be. It's the real reason that we need new antibiotics, preferably ones with radically different mechanisms.)
February 19, 2007
A new political metric?
techpresident.com is tracking how many MySpace friends each of the major presidential candidates has.
February 15, 2007
Assignment 2 extension
Because of the snow day, the due date for Assignment 2 has been delayed to Monday, February 19.
February 14, 2007
Too much information
A New York Magazine article on the generation gap in personal revelation online.
Practice with graphs
February 5, 2007
Welcome to Dots, Lines, and Coin Flips!
We will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m., in King 237.
See the syllabus for more information.
This website will run a bit like a blog. Important dates will be listed in the column to the left, along with links to assignments (and solutions, when relevant). Announcements and interesting links will appear in the main body, right here.
If you have any questions, or if there's anything broken on this page, please let me know.
Page maintained by Elizabeth Wilmer.