## MATH 616A: The polynomial method in combinatorics,

Spring term, 2019.

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Instructor: Joshua Zahl.

Where and when : TuTh 9:30-11:00, Math Annex 1118

My office: Math 117.

e-mail: jzahl@math.ubc.ca

Office hours: by appointment.

Text: We will loosely follow *Polynomial Methods in Combinatorics* by Larry Guth. Purchasing the textbook is recommended.

### Announcements

Here is the schedule for end of term class presentations (names are listed alphabetically and might not represent the order of presentations)

03/21: Charlotte & Kyle - Cap sets

03/26: David & Ethan - Range searching and depth cycles

03/28: Abhishek & Iqra - Finite field Kakeya and error correcting codes

04/02: Daniel & Jacob - Lines in F_p^3

04/04: Federico & Toni - Properties of real algebraic varieties