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The research at the institute focuses on a variety of topics in combinatorics, graph theory, combinatorial optimization, stochastic models, geometric group theory and non-commutative probability. Complementing our work in pure mathematics, we model, analyse and solve structural and algorithmic problems arising from mathematics, theoretical computer science and natural sciences as well as from applications in industry. More details can be found on the individual websites of the four research groups of the institute: * Combinatorics * Combinatorial Optimization * Structure Theory and Stochastics * Noncommutative Structures The institute is one of the five mathematical institutes of the Faculty of Technical Mathematics and Technical Physics at Graz University of Technology. The institute takes an active part in the Mathematical Doctoral School "Discrete Mathematics" (DK plus programme funded by FWF). Our teaching comprises service courses for the engineering faculties as well as as variety of courses for the studies of Mathematics at our university.

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Free Probability Mathematics
Graph in graph theory Mathematics
Sample variance Mathematics
Timed Automata Mathematics
Free Group Mathematics
Cumulants Mathematics
Linear Representation Mathematics
Planar Maps Mathematics

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Rainer Burkard


1968 …2022

Research Output 1968 2019

Dispersing obnoxious facilities on a graph

Grigoriev, A., Hartmann, T., Lendl, S. & Woeginger, G. 2019 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Oscillating heat kernels on ultrametric spaces

Bendikov, A. D., Cygan, W. & Woess, W. 2019 In : Journal of spectral theory. 9, 1, p. 195-226 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subcritical random hypergraphs, high-order components, and hypertrees

Cooley, O. J. N., Fang, W., Del Giudice, N. & Kang, M. 2019 Proceedings of Analytic Algorithmics and Combinatorics (ANALCO19).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Activities 1978 2018

Enric Ventura Capell

Amnon Rosenmann (Host)
6 Feb 201812 Feb 2018

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor

Graphes cubiques et triangulations sur une surface orientable

Fang, W. (Speaker)
15 Mar 2018

Activity: Science to scienceTalk at conference or symposium

Agnieszka PiliIszek

Lehner, F. (Host)
12 Mar 201817 Mar 2018

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor


Award of Excellence

Bernhard Geiger (Recipient), 4 Dec 2014

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

Edmund und Rosa Hlawka-Preis

Clemens Heuberger (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards

EURO Gold Medal

Rainer Burkard (Recipient), 1997

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards


Projects 1995 2022