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Mathematics III - Combinatorics

This course focuses mainly on graphs, which are structures used to model pairwise relations between objects. This has applications in many areas from computer science to linguistics. For instance, a graph can be used to model things like a social network or a nervous system.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

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Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

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Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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In this course you will learn to define basic concepts, and prove basic theorems, in combinatorics and graph theory, and to explain and use methods in combinatorics and graph theory to solve mathematical and applied problems.

Like many of our courses in the Matematics III category, this course is sometimes given as a distance course and sometimes given on campus.

Course contents

The course covers algorithms and their effectivity, general graph theory, trees and search algorithms, graph colouring, directed graphs, recursive methods, generating functions, partitions, finite geometries.