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Seminar Combinatorial Algorithms


Admission requirements

Algorithms, Complexity, Datastructures (all at bachelor’s level).


In this seminar we will discuss several issues dealing with algorithms for rating and ranking. Students present chapters from the literature, and write detailed papers (in LaTeX) explaining their lectures.

Course objectives

Students should learn to read, understand, discuss and disseminate (in written and oral form) scientific papers.


The most recent timetable can be found at the LIACS website

Mode of instruction


Assessment method

The final grade is determined by the presentations, active participation, and two papers.

Reading list

A.N. Langville and C.D. Meyer, Who’s #1? The Science of Rating and Ranking, Princeton University Press, 2012


You have to sign up for classes and examinations (including resits) in uSis. Check this link for more information and activity codes.

There is a limited capacity for students from outside the master Computer Science programme. Please contact the study-advisor.

Contact information

Study coordinator Computer Science, Riet Derogee