Dates: Nov 4-5, 2017

Featured speaker:   Mark Ellingham

Graphic, representing a non-minimal quadrangulation of the torus

The 5th annual Mississippi Discrete Math Workshop concluded successfully. Information about the latest workshop is available here.

The schedule and slides from the weekend are available, as are pictures.

Organizers:

Ted DobsondobsonVertex@math.msstate.eduMississippi State University
Klavdija Kutnarklavdija.kutnarVertex@upr.siUniversity of Primorska
Dragan Marušičdragan.marusicVertex@upr.siUniversity of Primorska
Laura SheppardsonsheppardVertex@olemiss.eduUniversity of Mississippi
Russ Woodrooferuss.woodroofeVertex@famnit.upr.siUniversity of Primorska

With partial support from:

the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts and the University of Mississippi Department of Mathematics. Webhosting from Mississippi State University.

Travel funding:

Some travel funding is available, with preference given to graduate students and to faculty without institutional funds. Please contact Laura Sheppardson before November 1 to request funding.

Location:

All talks are to be held in 210 Hume Hall, on the campus of the University of Mississippi, in Oxford MS.
See location on Google Maps.

No parking permit is required on the weekend, and the nearby lots should have plenty of spaces.
Child or other family care can be arranged. Please contact Laura Sheppardson if you would like assistance.

Local information:
linked here.

Participants and abstracts:
linked here.

Schedule:
(printable version also available)

Saturday
10:40 - 11:05Gábor MészárosslidesOn the maximum degree of path-pairable graphs
11:10 - 11:35Joshua FallonslidesCriticality of counterexamples to edge-hamiltonicity on the Klein bottle
11:40 - 11:50Break
11:50 - 12:15Bernd SchroederslidesThe fixed vertex property for products
12:20 - 12:45Stephen SmithslidesThe poset on connected graphs is Sperner
12:50 - 14:00Lunch (we'll order in food)
14:00 - 15:00Mark Ellingham (Keynote)slidesQuadrangular embeddings of complete graphs
15:05 - 15:15Break
15:15 - 15:40Matt BarnesslidesUnavoidable immersions of 3-edge-connected graphs
15:45 - 16:10Tara FifeslidesLaminar matroids and generalized laminar matroids
16:15 - 16:25Break
16:25 - 16:50Sooyeon LeeslidesThe beta invariant and chromatic uniqueness of wheels
18:00 - wheneverDinner / conference party at Laura Sheppardson's house
 
Sunday
10:00 - 10:25Thái Hoàng LêslidesAdditive bases in groups
10:30 - 10:55Peter JohnsonslidesColoring problems in certain hypergraphs on the integers
11:00 - 11:10Break
11:10 - 11:35Zachary GershkoffslidesCharacterization and enumeration of 3-regular permutation graphs
11:40 - 12:05Lucas RusnakslidesOriented hypergraphic matrix-tree and Sachs type theorems

Pictures:

Click on any thumbnail for a larger version of the picture.

Saturday morning start
Saturday morning start
Mészáros gives the first talk
Mészáros gives the first talk
Fallon explains a Hamilton path construction
Fallon explains a Hamilton path construction
Schroeder: back to examples
Schroeder: back to examples
Group picture!
Group picture!
The audience at Ellingham's keynote
The audience at Ellingham's keynote
Gershkoff enumerates permutation graphs
Gershkoff enumerates permutation graphs
Talking mathematics on Sunday
Talking mathematics on Sunday
What a nice conference this was!
What a nice conference this was!
Rusnak gives the final talk
Rusnak gives the final talk

Last modified November 09, 2017