Instructors: Don Sheehy and Gary Miller

MWF 3:30-4:30

Doherty Hall 2122

Office Hours:

Don: Tuesday 9:30-11:30 (or by Appointment) in Gates 9219


  • 4/26 Project links! Check out the assignments page for links to all the current versions of the projects.
  • 3/29 Project Checkpoints Posted The project checkpoints from now until the end of the semester have been posted and can be accessed here or from the assignments page.
  • 3/24 No Class Friday Ketan Mulmuley will be giving the second half of his presentation on Geometric Complexity Theory at the same time as our class.
  • 3/2 Updates to HW3 Some fixes to the homework have been posted. In particular, part 1 of question 1 is clarified and question 5 has been eliminated.
  • 2/24 Homework 3 has been posted. It is due by start of class on Friady, March 5. Download the PDF
  • 2/24 Course Projects The summary for the course project is now online. Project Summary
  • 2/17 HW2 Solutions are on the web. Here are the solutions.
  • 2/4 HW1 solutions and HW2 update. Here are the solutions. Also, there is a typo on HW2 in problem 4. The base of the summation should be 0, not 1.
  • 2/2 The Homework 2 deadline has been changed to Friday, Feb 5. It is due at the start of class on Friday. Also, note that the volume question treats points as row vectors as column vectors but the algebra is the same as we saw in class. Download the PDF
  • 1/29 Homework 2 has been posted. It is due at 5pm on Thursday, Feb 4. Download the PDF
  • 1/20 Homework 1 has been posted. It is due at 5pm on Thursday, Jan. 28. Download the PDF
  • 1/15 Supplemental Reading Computational Geometry Book Online (May require CMU access)
  • 1/15 Free Software for Ruler and Compass Drawings The older version of the Cinderella software is available for free. Get it here: Cinderella 1.4
  • 1/15 Be sure to read the Syllabus [PDF]