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Apr 27, 2010 Various errors were fixed in the last two days. Here is a (complete) list of changes made. Thanks to everyone who found these mistakes.

Apr 26, 2010 Grade statistics are now available.

This is a reminder that there are office hours today from 10am to 11:30am and from 2pm to 4pm.

Apr 23, 2010 This is a reminder that there are office hours today from 2pm to 4pm.

Apr 22, 2010 Here is a summary of topics not covered on the final exam.

Here are some comments for assignments 3,4 and 5 (most comments are from the grader, but some are mine). It also includes an explanation for shorthand used when marking.

Apr 21, 2010 There is now a practice final available (PS PDF). Point values for questions and the length of the practice final have not been adjusted. Question 1 was originally intended for your midterm and will not appear in the actual final exam.

Example 1 for notes on shortest path (PS PDF) and the statement of claim 1 for the solutions for assignment 5 (PS PDF) had typos in them. They have now been fixed. Thanks goes to Jimmy Karam and Patrick Desmarais for pointing them out.

Grades for assignment 5 are now available.

Notes on probability (PS PDF) and planar graphs (PS PDF) are now up. Note that some examples seen in class may not appear in the notes.

Slides (PPT) on the Four colour theorem are also available now. Note that a subset of the slides contain a visual representation of the proof of the five colour theorem. The only macro used in these slides is for scrolling slide 13. All other slides will still render correctly with macros disabled.

Apr 20, 2010 Office hours during the exam period will be in MC 109 (this includes today's office hours).

Apr 13, 2010 Tomorrow, we will look at the proof for the Four Colour Theorem (source).

Apr 12, 2010 The deadline to fill in McGill's Online Course Evaluation is this Wednesday. It only takes 5-10 minutes and there are many reasons why you should participate.

Apr 11, 2010 There seems to be a lot of interest for combinatorial game theory. Secosignmece is cl"/h2>

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