**Requirements/prerequisites:**

**Duration:** Hilary term, 11 weeks

**Number of lectures per week:** 3 lectures including tutorials per week

**Assessment:**
Coursework; form and weighting to be agreed by consultation.

**End-of-year Examination:**
This module will be examined jointly with MA3467
in a 3-hour examination in Trinity term,
except that those taking just one of the
two modules will have a 2 hour examination.

**Description: **
(Preliminary draft, to be revised before June.)

Convex polytopes, shellability, Euler characteristic, McMullen's Upper Bound theorem; combinatorial topology leading to the Brouwer fixed point theorem, the Borsuk-Ulam Theorem, Sperner's Lemma, etcetera; applications to computational geometry.

May 8, 2009

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