**Instructor:** Alex Iosevich

**Office: **Hylan 909

**email:** iosevich@math.rochester.edu

**Office Hours: **10:30-11:30 MW and by appointment

**Textbook:** We are going to use several textbooks and sets
of notes, including Brualdi's Combinatorics, Sheffer's
Polynomial Method and Incidence Theory, Guth's Polynomial Method
in Combinatorics, Garibaldi, Iosevich and Senger's Erdos
Distance Problem, and possibly others.

**Grading: **Homework (%30), In-class midterm (%30), and
Final (%40).

**Topics: **Basic counting (1 week), Incidence theory (2
weeks), Erdos distance problem in Euclidean space (2 weeks),
Combinatorial geometry over integers modulo a prime (2-3) weeks,
sums and products (1-2 weeks), arithmetic progressions
(remainder of the semester).

__Homework
#1__ (due Sunday, September 24, sunset)

Homework
#2 (due Sunday, October 15, 11.59 p.m.)

Midterm, Monday, October 23, 9 a.m. (in class)