Monday, January 7, 2013

[DMANET] 14th Annual Winter Combinatorics Meeting, Open University, 30th January

14th Annual Winter Combinatorics Meeting
Wednesday 30 January 2013
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
Talks will take place in Room 11, Christodoulou Meeting Rooms at
Walton Hall Campus.
Refreshments will be served in the Mathematics and Statistics Common
Room, Alan Turing Building.
Anyone attending the Meeting is welcome to join the group going to a
restaurant afterwards. For details see the 'Dinner' page of the

All welcome -- no registration is necessary.

Some funds for travel expenses are available for research students who
wish to attend the meeting. Requests should be made by email to Robert
We gratefully acknowledge support from the British Combinatorial
Committee and the London Mathematical Society.

Further details and abstracts:

10:15 - 11:00 Tea/Coffee (in the Mathematics and Statistics Common Room)

11:00 - 11:40 David Conlon (Oxford University)
Extremal results in sparse pseudorandom graphs

11:45 - 12:25 Steven Noble (Brunel University)
The Merino-Welsh conjecture: an inequality for Tutte polynomials

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:40 Iain Moffat (Royal Holloway)
Partial duals of embedded graphs

14:45 - 15:25 David Evans (University of East Anglia)
Matroids in model theory

15:30 - 15:55 Tea/Coffee (in the Mathematics and Statistics Common Room)

16:00 - 16:40 Mireille Bousquet-Mélou (Université Bordeaux 1, France)
Asymptotic properties of some minor-closed classes of graphs
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