Matthew L. Wright
Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College

Computational Geometry

Math 282 ⋅ Spring 2019

Prof. Wright's office hours in RMS 405: Mon. 10:30–11:30, Tues. 1:30–2:30, Wed. 8:00–9:00, Thurs 10:15–11:00, Fri. 2:00–3:00, whenever the door is open, or by appointment

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Friday
February 8
Introduction
Do the following before next class:
  • Complete the syllabus quiz.
  • Read §1.1 Diagonals and Triangulations in the textbook.
  • Take a look at Homework 1, which is due next Friday.
Monday
February 11
Polygons: triangulations
Do the following before next class:
  • Begin Homework 1.
  • Read §1.2 Basic Combinatorics in the textbook.
Wednesday
February 13
Polygons: triangulations and combinatorics
Do the following before next class:
  • Finish Homework 1.
  • Read §1.3 The Art Gallery Theorem in the textbook.
Friday
February 15
Polygons: art gallery theorems
Homework 1
due today
Do the following before next class:
  • Take a look at Homework 2.
  • Read §1.4 Scissors Congruence in 2D in the textbook.
Monday
February 18
Polygons: scissors congruence
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Wednesday
February 20
Polygons: scissors congruence
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Friday
February 22
Polygons
Homework 2
due today
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Monday
February 25
Convex Hulls
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Wednesday
February 27
Convex Hulls
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Friday
March 1
Convex Hulls
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Monday
March 4
Convex Hulls
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Wednesday
March 6
Triangulations
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Friday
March 8
Triangulations
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Monday
March 11
Triangulations
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Wednesday
March 13
Triangulations
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Friday
March 15
Triangulations
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Monday
March 18
Voroni Diagrams
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Wednesday
March 20
Voroni Diagrams
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Friday
March 22
Voroni Diagrams
Have a great spring break! No class March 25 – 29.
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Monday
April 1
Curves
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Wednesday
April 3
Curves
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Friday
April 5
Curves
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Monday
April 8
Curves
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Wednesday
April 10
Polyhedra
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Friday
April 12
Polyhedra
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Monday
April 15
Polyhedra
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Wednesday
April 17
Polyhedra
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Friday
April 19
Polyhedra
TBA
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Monday
April 22
Polyhedra
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Wednesday
April 24
Configuration Spaces
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Friday
April 26
Configuration Spaces
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Monday
April 29
Configuration Spaces
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Wednesday
May 1
Configuration Spaces
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Friday
May 3
Configuration Spaces
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Monday
May 6
Final projects
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Wednesday
May 8
Final projects
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Friday
May 10
Final projects
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Monday
May 13
Final projects
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Wednesday
May 15
Final projects
TBA
Monday
May 20
9–11am: Final exam/presentations