COMBINATEXAS: Combinatorics in the South-Central U.S.
April 24-25, 2010
Texas State University
San Marcos, Texas

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A&M University:
Combinatorics of semiclassical evaluation in quantum chaos.
Eddie Cheng, Oakland University:
Structural properties of some interconnection networks.
Kiran Chilakamarri, Texas Southern University
The unit distance graph problems.
Gretchen Matthews, Clemson University
Pseudocodewords via a lifted fundamental cone.
Ezra Miller, Duke University
Lattice point methods for combinatorial games.

CONTRIBUTED TALKS

All participants are invited to present a 20-minute contributed talk.
To do so, submit a title and a brief abstract when filling out the online registration form.

REGISTRATION

There is no registration fee, however registration is required.
The deadline for registration has passed.

LOCATION

Texas State University is located in San Marcos, 30 miles south of Austin, and 50 miles north of San Antonio.

There is no shuttle service from either airport. You may need a rental car. There is a cab service between either, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport or San Antonio Airport and San Marcos provided by Corridor Cab. It is recommended to make a reservation prior to your arrival by calling 512-392-2222.

From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport there is a Capital Metro bus that can be used in connection with Texas State University busses, but it requires careful planning since the schedules are very restricted.


LODGING

The Comfort Suites-San Marcos has a block of rooms (doubles and singles) available at the group rate of $85 + 9% tax per night. In order to get this rate, mention that you are part of the group "CombinaTexas Conference". The Comfort Inn is located at 104 IH 35 North, San Marcos, and reservations can be made by calling (512) 392-1006.

Map and directions to the hotel are available here.

For other choices, a list of hotels in San Marcos is available here. Notice that the only choice within walking distance of Texas State is the Crystal River Inn B&B.


SUPPORT

Partial support to attend the conference will be offered to some participants. Preference will be given to students, postdocs and junior faculty, and particularly to those contributing a talk. Women and other minorities, as well as persons with disabilities, are especially encouraged to apply for support.The deadline to apply for funding has passed.


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Daniela Ferrero, dferrero@txstate.edu
Art Duval, artduval@math.utep.edu
Eunjeong Yi, yie@tamug.edu

PROGRAM

Conference schedule and abstracts.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

CombinaTexas 2010 is funded by Texas State University and the National Science Foundation.

GETTING TO THE CONFERENCE

The conference will be held at the LBJ Student Center. Directions to the building are available here and a campus map can be found here. The conference will be held on the 3rd. floor, at rooms 3-9.1 and 3-10.1.

There is a parking garage at the LBJ Student Center, but it costs $10/day or $2/hour.

Some local faculty members will stop by the Comfort Inn on Saturday morning between between 7.20am and 7.50am to help you with directions to the conference and/or to offer rides.