Discrete Mathematics Days 2010, Carleton University

Main Web Page For This Event: http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/scientific/09-10/discrete_math/
Directions to Carleton
Map of Carleton Campus
Friday 14 May (morning): MATH, ART AND LIFE: a morning of unusual mathematical connections
Minto Bell Theatre (note room change!)
refreshments and open remarks
Angelo Mingarelli: Leonardo da Vinci
Aaron Williams: Ringing Campanologically: New methods for Old Church Bells
Maureen Pytlik: Group Theory & Musical Composition: The Structure of Xenakis' Nomos Alpha
Lerna Pehlivan: Mathematics and Card Shuffling
move to Azrieli Theatre 101
11:00-13:00 Azrieli Theatre 101
Invited Lecture by Jason Brown: A Hard Day's Math, Connections between Mathematics and Music
Transition to HP4351 and Free Pizza Lunch
Friday 14 May (afternoon) Discrete Mathematics Days, Technical Talks Start
13:30+ Herzberg Physics 4351
13:30-14:30 Invited Lecture by Joseph Cheriyan: Some open questions on k-connected graphs
14:30-14:55 Andrew Baker: Several Ways to Approach the Maximum Number of Runs Conjecture
14:55-15:20 Feng Xie: More Colourful Simplices
15:20-15:35: Coffee Break
15:35-16:00: Shonda Gosselin: Paley-like uniform hypergraphs
16:00-17:00 Invited Lecture by Penny Haxell: Edge colouring multigraphs
17:00+ Dinner (catering at HP4351)
Saturday May 15
09:00-17:00 Herzberg Physics 4351
09:00-10:00 Invited Lecture by Cathy Baker: Skolem sequences: from applications to existence and back
10:00-10:25 Andrea Burgess: Cycle decompositions of complete equipartite graphs with of size 3
10:25-10:50 Jason Lobb: Using Cover Starters to Create Covering Arrays
10:50-11:05 Coffee Break
11:05-11:30 Sebatian Raaphorst: A Density-Based Algorithm for Variable Strength Covering Arrays
11:30-11:55 Robert Bailey: Generalized covering designs and clique coverings
11:55-13:55 Lunch
13:55-14:55 Invited Lecture by Richard Wilson: Proportions of graphs in graph-designs; also packings and coverings
14:55-15:20 Timothy Walsh: Enumeration of Unrooted Orientable Maps of Arbitrary Genus by Number of Edges and Vertices
15:20-15:35 Coffee Break
15:35-16:00 Masud Hasan: Equiprojective Polyhedra: Recent Advances and Future Directions
16:00-17:00 Invited Lecture by Gena Hahn: Cops and robbers on infinite graphs

Invited Speakers