discipline 
MSC in
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Elective Course

subject 
Mathematical
Programming and Convex Geometry 
lecturers 
Dr. Károly Bezdek (professor), Dr. Károly Böröczky (professor), Dr. Károly Böröczki Jr. (associate professor), Dr. Gábor Kertész (assistant professor). 
credits 
2 
period 
3rd semester 
curriculum 
Moment theorem in the Euclidean plane and on the sphere,
isoperimetric inequality for threepolytopes of given number of faces,
Versions of the moment theorem in information theory, approximating of smooth
convex bodies by polytopes of given number of vertices or facets, Random
polytopes in convex bodies, impossibility of good approximation by polynomial
number of vertices, the KannanLovász randomised volume
approximation 
literature 
J. Matousek: Lectures on discrete geometry, SpringerVerlag,
2002. P.M. Gruber: Convex and Discrete
Geometry. Springerverlag, 2006. 
form of tuition 
Two hours of lecture per week. 
mode of assessment 
oral exam 