Seminar Combinatorial Algorithms

Course description Seminar Combinatorial Algorithms
Year: 2017-2018
Catalog number: 4343SCOMA
  • dr H.J. Hoogeboom
  • dr W.A. Kosters
Language: English
Blackboard: No
EC: 6.0
Level: 500
Period: Semester 2
Hours of study: 26:00 hrs
  • Yes Elective choice
  • Yes Contractonderwijs
  • Yes Exchange
  • Yes Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Admission requirements

Algorithms, Complexity, Datastructures (all at bachelor’s level).


In this seminar we will discuss recent topics concerning algorithms. Students present chapters from the literature, and write detailed papers (in LaTeX) explaining their lectures.

Course objectives

Students should learn to read, understand, discuss and disseminate (in written and oral form) scientific papers.


The most recent timetable can be found at the students' website

Mode of instruction

Student presentations. Together we study recent literature on a common theme.

Assessment method

The final grade is determined by the presentations, active participation, and two papers.

Reading list



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Contact information

Lecturers: dr. Hendrik Jan Hoogeboom, dr. Walter Kosters