Fall School: Discrete Geometry and Topology

TU Graz, September 28 — October 6, 2016
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The fall school courses take place at TU Graz (Steyrergasse 30, ground floor, lecture hall BE01), from Wednesday September 28 to Thursday October 6, 2016. The schedule below refers to morning sessions and afternoon sessions which start 09:00 and 14:00 respectively. Each session is interrupted by a coffee break and usually has an effective duration of 3 hours

Fall School Courses

Wednesday September 28 — Thursday October 6

Colloquium on Discrete Geometry and Topology

Friday September 30. See [here] for detailed program with abstracts; the schedule is as follows:
  • 14:00 Opening
  • 14:05 Herbert Edelsbrunner: Distances and divergences in topological data analysis
  • 15:00 Coffee break
  • 15:30 Raman Sanyal: The geometry of double posets
  • 16:20 Wöden Kusner: Critical packings, rigidity, and the radius function
  • 18:00 Social Event


On Sunday October 2 Saturday October 1, those who are in good physical shape and not afraid of heights are cordially invited to join the Bärenschützklamm excursion. Caution: even if people do the track and wooden stairs with trainers (sports shoes), hiking boots are recommended. See also tripadvisor. We depart 09:05 from Graz Hauptbahnhof (main railway station) which is connected to the rest of Graz via streetcars No. 1, 3, 6 and 7. We go to Mixnitz by train. The hike leads to Almgasthaus Guter Hirte on top of the gorge where we have a snack. We reach Mixnitz again in time for the 16:20 train to Graz, arriving shortly before 5 p.m.


Wed Thu Fr Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
Sep 28 Sep 29 Sep 30 Oct 1 Oct 2 Oct 3 Oct 4 Oct 5 Oct 6
morning Course 1 Course 2 Course 3 CourseExc. Course 3 Course 4 Course 5 Course 6 Course 6
afternoon Course 1 Course 2 Coll. Exc. Course 5 Course 6