From the fall of 2016, BGSMath offers intensive advanced graduate courses every semester on specialized topics. The duration is 10 to 20 hours distributed along 2 to 3 weeks. Some are in connection with our monthly programs while others stand alone. The courses are organized by BGSMath members and taught by research leaders in the corresponding fields.



Complex Dynamics and Applications

This BGSMath Graduate Course will take place on the week of 16 July.
Speaker: Juan Rivera-Letelier (University of Rochester)
Topic: Complex Dynamics and Applications

An introduction to Parameterized Complexity

The course (9-12 Apr 2018) covers the concept of problem parameterization, explains why and how this induced the definition of the parameterized complexity hierarchy, and provides some links of this theory to the classical complexity theory.

Metaheuristics Course

The first goal of this course is to give the students a general idea of the class of problems that benefit from and are amenable to be efficiently solvable by metaheuristics.
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Random Discrete Structures

Random methods have become one of the most active and fruitful areas of research in many areas of mathematics, science and engineering, …

Category theory

This course is a systematic introduction to modern Category Theory, useful to all students in Algebra, Geometry, Topology, Combinatorics, or Logic.

Algorithmic group theory

In this course we propose a trip through modern infinite group theory with a special emphasis on algorithmic issues.

Mathematical logic and linguistics

One of the new directions taken by mathematical logic in the late 20th century was the turn towards substructural or resource-conscious inference [Girard 1987].

Information theory

The aims of this course are to review the fundamental principles and methods of information theory.

Lie groups and bundles

Both Lie groups and line bundles are transversal tools that are used in many mathematical fields. We start from a geometrical point view, …

Homology in Algebra and Geometry

The course will present the classical setting of homology as well as an introduction to the more recent aspects that right now are changing the subject.

A course on Dynamical Systems

The lectures will be chosen among the following list of topics, according to the interests and backgrounds of the students…