# Preliminary Schedule

### Monday

- 9 am: Welcome, and Sage installation help
- 10am-11am : 2011-05-02-SageDays30.pdf (Franco + Nicolas)
- 11am-12pm: coffee break at University Club (next door), Introductions, more Sage installations

Lunch Break

[the afternoon sessions may start later to accommodate time for lunch - please stay tuned for updates]

1pm: Tutorial: Using the Sage notebook and navigating the help system (Jason) [Tutorial_help_notebook_long.sws]

2pm: Tutorial: Doing the first exercises from Project Euler (Jason).

See also the List tutorial [list_tutorial.sws]

3pm: coffee break

3:15pm: Open tutorials (Anne, Jason, Florent, Franco, Nicolas):

- Tutorial: Linear algebra (Franco) [Linear_algebra.sws]
- Tutorial: Combinatorics (Jason) [combinatorics.sws]
- Tutorial: Words [words.sws]
- Other resources:
- The Sage tutorial
- Sage thematic tutorials and demos
- Introductory book in French: Introduction à Sage

### Tuesday

- 9am-9:30am: Tutorial: Programming in Python and Sage (Franco/Jason) [programming_python_sage.sws]
- Worksheet: The 3n+1 Conjecture [collatz_conjecture.sws]
- Worksheet: Strings and the Burrows-Wheeler Transform [strings-burrows-wheeler.sws]

- 9:30am-noon: Anne's giving an introduction to implementations for crystal categories.
- 10:30am: coffee break
- 11am: Tutorial: Editing Sage's Sources

Lunch break

- 2pm: Anders: "Strategies for computing Schubert structure constants"
- 3:15pm: coffee break
- 3:30pm: Tutorial: how to kindly report a bug or suggest an improvement (20 minutes)
- 3:35pm: Coding sprint organization
- 4pm-: Coding sprints

### Wednesday

- 9am-9:30: Sign up for projects and short meetings; presentations of work so far (students and others)
- 9:30-10:45am: Tutorial: Object oriented programming (FlorentHivert) [tutorial-objects-classes.sws]
- 9:30am: concurrent development projects: Scheicher and Thuswaldner algorithm, subspaces, posets
- 10:45am: coffee break
- 11am-11:20am: Tutorial: programming iterators [tutorial-iterators.sws] (FlorentHivert)

Lunch break

- 1:30pm: concurrent development projects: actions
- 3pm: coffee break
- 3:30pm: concurrent development projects: IntegerVectors, crystals, d-complete posets
- 5pm: Coding sprint status report
- 5:30pm: ultimate frisbee (most likely on the NW dyke field - directions will be provided)

### Thursday

10am: coffee break

10:15am-12:15pm: Series of Tutorial: Contributing to Sage [contribute-to-sage.sws] How to contribute

- Using and programming sage from the command line (Christian)
- Creating a patch (Nicolas)
- Reviewing a patch (Anne and Franco) Short step-by-step checklist
- Sage combinat installation (Florent)

2pm: Coding sprint status report

2:30pm: Robert Smith talkRobert-Smith.pdf

3pm: coffee break

5:30pm: local weekly pick-up ultimate frisbee, President's Field (on the campus map: between field 46 (Raymond Field, fenced-in fancy field), building 48 (Festival Theatre, a former arena, so looks like one), and behind white house 47 (Alumni Hall administrative offices, formerly the university president's house))

### Friday

- fill out travel reimbursement forms - TBA

10am: coffee break

10:15am-11:15am: Tutorial: Contributing to Sage-combinat Mercurial step by step

Illustrated by the outdated picture

Lunch break

- submit code for student contribution prize by 1pm
- 2pm: Coding sprint status report
- 3pm: coffee break

### Potential material

- Tutorial: Using algebraic structures: vector spaces, ... (Jason Bandlow, Florent Hivert, Nicolas Thiéry)
- Tutorial:: Implementing your own algebraic structures (Jason Bandlow, Floren Hivert, Nicolas Thiéry)
- Tutorial:: Graph theory
- Tutorial:: Linear programming
- Tutorial/demo:: Symmetric functions
- Tutorial: cluster algebras (Christian)
- Tutorial: Crystal bases (Anne)
- Tutorial: Posets (Franco)
- Tutorial: Parents, Elements, Categories (Nicolas Thiéry)
- Lexicographic generation of lists of integers (Florent Hivert, Nicolas Thiéry) Algorithmic & design
- Canonical forms, normal forms, and computer representation (Robert Smith)
- Schubert calculus: challenges, solutions, projects
- Various algebras in Sage (Hecke algebra, nilCoxeter, Temperley Lieb, local plactic) (Anne)

### Discussions

- Thematic tutorials setup
- Categories
- The Sage-Combinat roadmap
- The Sage-Combinat workflow: writing the specs
- Modeling set containment: "x in S" see Discussion about Containment in Sage
- Posets, ideals/upper set

### Development Projects

See the projects page.