The SOU Mathematics Department will host Dr. John Caughman, Professor of Combinatorics and Graph Theory at Portland State University, for the 2013 Kieval Lecture Series, May 30-31. Dr. Caughman will present three lectures:
THE FUN OF RAINBOW SPANNING TREES: Two Ways to Decompose a Complete Graph
Thursday, May 30 – 4:00pm, SU 319
HOW LOW CAN YOU GO: Setting the Bar Low for Rectangle Visibility Graphs
Friday, May 31 – 10:30am, Churchill 231
HOW MANY WAYS THROUGH THE MAZE: Counting Lattice Chains and Delannoy Numbers
Friday, May 31 – 4:00pm, Science 118
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This lecture series is endowed by the late Harry S. Kieval for speakers to address broad popular aspects of mathematics that are attractive to undergraduates and the general public. The speakers meet with students and faculty informally, in addition to giving two to four public lectures.