Graph Theory

22m:152 = 22c:167, Fall 1999
Instructor: Fred Goodman

Contact Information:


325G Maclean Hall


goodman at math dot uiowa dot edu


Voice: 319-335-0791

Paper Mail:

Fred Goodman
Department of Mathematics MLH
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1419 USA

Office Hours:

official: M, W: 2:30, F: 12:30.

unofficial: anytime, night or day

Class Hours:

T Th 10:55-12:10

210 MacLean Hall


Click here to see the syllabus.


Nora Hartsfield and Gerhard Ringel, Pearls in Graph Theory.

This text is required.

Bella Bollabas, Modern Graph Theory.

This text is recommended.

Assignment lists:

There will be 8 to 12 written assignments. Details will appear here as the assignments are made.

1st assignment, due Tuesday, September 7: Exercises 1.1.3 (1.2.2, 1.2.3 optionally).

2nd assignment, due Tuesday, September 14: Section 1.3, Exercises 8, 9, 10, 16, 21.

3rd assignment, due Tuesday, September 21: Section 2.2, Exercises 1, 2, 5, 9.

4th assignment, due Tuesday, October 12: From West, Section 3.1, Exercises 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 9, 11.



There will be one or two midterm exams, dates to be negotiated; the dates will appear here when they are known. There will be a comprehensive final exam. The text of the exams will appear here after the exams have been done by all students.