Lecture Notes

Lectures based on D. Stinson's, Combinatorial Designs.

ChapterSections
BIBD's1-6
Automorphisms1.4
Symmetric BIBD's1-4
Difference Sets and Automorphisms 1-4
Finite Fieldson handout
Hadamard Matrices and Designs1-6
Resolvable BIBD's1-3
Latin Squares1-6
PBD's I1-4
t-Designs1-2
Orthogonal Arrays and Codes1-5


The following lecture notes do not correspond to the text, rather they are notes from earlier versions of this course and may prove to be useful as alternative treatments of some material. They are available for:
INTRODUCTION
I. LATIN SQUARES
I.1 THE ALGEBRAIC CONNECTIONS
I.2 ORTHOGONAL LATIN SQUARES
II. INTRODUCTION TO FINITE FIELDS
III. LATIN SQUARES REVISITED
V. HADAMARD MATRICES
VI. CODING THEORY
VII. BLOCK DESIGNS
VIII. FINITE GEOMETRIES
Appendix 1: STRONGLY REGULAR GRAPHS


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