Syllabus: |
Syllabus |

Professor: |
David Zuckerman Email: diz@cs.utexas.eduOffice: TAY 3.134 Phone: 471-9729 Office Hours: W 2-3 and F 3-4, or by appointment. |

TA: |
Anup Rao
Email: arao@cs.utexas.eduOffice (for office hours): ESB 229 Office (for all other purposes): TAY 3.108 Phone: 471-9520 Office Hours: M 3-4 |

Useful References: |
Review Sheet from my
Combinatorics and Graph Theory course.
Errata for the text. Doesn't include error in Problem 7.3. S. Dasgupta, A. Gupta, An Elementary Proof of a Theorem of Johnson and Lindenstrauss D. Achlioptas, Database-friendly Random Projections: Johnson-Lindenstrauss with Binary Coins M. Goemans, Lecture Notes on Linear Programming M. Goemans and D. Williamson, Improved Approximation Algorithms for Maximum Cut and Satisfiability Problems Using Semidefinite Programming My Pseudorandomness Lecture Notes N. Nisan and A. Wigderson, Hardness vs. Randomness |

Problem Sets: |
Problem Set #1
Problem Set #2 Problem Set #3 Problem Set #4 Problem Set #5 Problem Set #6 Problem Set #7 Problem Set #8 |

Exams: |
Midterm.
The final exam will be cumulative and held on Thursday, December 14, from 2-5pm in ETC 2.132. You may bring two 8.5x11 inch, handwritten sheets of paper, with writing on both sides. No calculators are allowed (they won't be necessary). |

Last modified: December 12, 2006