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One-Day Colloquia in Combinatorics, in Honour of Norman Biggs

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List of speakers and titles

A full schedule of times and locations of talks can be found here.

Abstracts of all the talks can be found, in PDF format, here.

Wednesday 16th May
Queen Mary, University of London - start time 10.30
Speaker Affiliation Title
Béla Bollobás (University of Cambridge) Problems, results and conjectures on the two-dimensional square lattice
David Conlon (University of Cambridge) Some new results in Ramsey theory
Jackie Daykin (Royal Holloway, UoL) String factorization algorithmics
Tony Gardiner (University of Birmingham) Combinatorics for the common man
Anthony Hilton (Queen Mary, UoL) Degree bounded factorizations of graphs
Svante Janson (University of Uppsala, Sweden) Two sorting problems and the maximum number of runs in a randomly evolving sequence
Colin McDiarmid (University of Oxford) Random graphs on surfaces
Robin Wilson (Open University) Euler's science of combinatorics
Douglas Woodall (University of Nottingham) Recent results on graph colourings
Thursday 17th May - start time 10.00
London School of Economics and Political Science
Chris Godsil (University of Waterloo, Canada) Quantum computing and algebraic graph theory
Peter Rowlinson (University of Stirling) Star complements in regular graphs
John Shawe-Taylor (University College London) Graph complexity for structure and learning
Derek Smith (University of Glamorgan) From distance-transitive graphs to spectrum efficiency
Dominic Welsh (University of Oxford) Counting problems in minor closed classes of graphs
Norman Biggs (London School of Economics) Special presentation

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