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Paul Seymour (born July 26, 1950) is a mathematician working in graph theory, combinatorics and optimization and discrete mathematics at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States. July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A diagram of a graph with 6 vertices and 7 edges. ... Combinatorics is a branch of mathematics that studies finite collections of objects that satisfy specified criteria. ... In mathematics, optimization is the discipline which is concerned with finding the maxima and minima of functions, possibly subject to constraints. ... Discrete mathematics, sometimes called finite mathematics, is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete, in the sense of not supporting or requiring the notion of continuity. ... For other Princetons, see Princeton. ... Princeton, New Jersey is the name of a town in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. ...


Seymour was born in Plymouth, Devon, England. He was a day student at Plymouth College, and finished first nationwide in the University of Oxford entrance exam. He studied at Exeter College, Oxford, and received several degrees: BA in 1971, MSc in 1972, MA in 1975, and D.Phil in 1975. Smeatons tower on Plymouth Hoe Plymouth is a city in the South West of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... Devon (Dewnans in Cornish )is usually regarded as a county in South West England nation, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... Plymouth College (PMC) is an independent school (or public school) situated in Plymouth, Devon, England. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford, England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Exeter College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


He was responsible for pioneering breakthroughs on totally unimodular matrices, the four colour theorem, Robertson-Seymour theorem graph minors series, strong perfect graph theorem, the Hadwiger conjecture, and claw-free graphs. He won the Fulkerson Prize in 1979 and 1994, the G. Polya Prize in 1983 and 2004, and the Ostrowski Prize in 2004, among others. Example of a four color map The four color theorem states that every possible geographical map can be colored with at most four colors in such a way that no two adjacent regions receive the same colour. ... In graph theory, the Robertson-Seymour theorem states that every downwardly closed set of (isomorphism classes of) finite graphs is precisely the set of all (isomorphism classes of) graphs that lack a certain set of finitely many forbidden minors. ... In graph theory, a perfect graph is a graph in which the chromatic number of every induced subgraph equals the clique number of that subgraph. ... There are two main conjectures known as the Hadwiger conjecture or Hadwigers conjecture: Hadwiger conjecture (graph theory) Hadwiger conjecture (combinatorial geometry) See also Hadwigers theorem. ... The Fulkerson Prize for outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics is sponsored jointly by the Mathematical Programming Society (MPS) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He became full professor at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in 1983. From 1983 until 1996, he was at Bell Labs, then Bellcore (Bell Communications Research) Morristown, New Jersey (now Telcordia Technologies). He became professor at Princeton University in 1996, and is Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Graph Theory. He married Shelley MacDonald Seymour of Ottawa in 1979, and they have two children. The Ohio State University (legal name), also known as Ohio State or OSU, is currently the largest public university in the United States and ranked by US News as the best public university in Ohio and the twenty-first best public university in the nation. ... Skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio, viewed across the Scioto River. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Telcordia Technologies, formerly Bellcore, is an American telecommunications company created in 1984 after the breakup of AT&T. It was split from the original Bell Labs as part of the negotiated consent decree with the US government, and served Research & Development and standards setting functions for the resulting seven Baby... Morristown is a town located in Morris County, New Jersey. ... Telcordia Technologies, formerly Bellcore, is an American telecommunications company created in 1984 after the breakup of AT&T. It was split from the original Bell Labs as part of the negotiated consent decree with the US government, and served Research & Development and standards setting functions for the resulting seven Baby... For other Princetons, see Princeton. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada location. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ...


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FDA Investigators' Reports--September-October 2001 FDA Consumer (573 words)
Paul Seymour, 30, was sentenced to five years and three months in prison on May 11, 2001, after pleading guilty for drug tampering, with reckless disregard for patients' pain.
Seymour admitted that to support his drug use, he took boxes of Demerol and morphine from hospital shelves where medication for patients is stored.
Seymour is serving his prison sentence, which includes drug treatment, in a federal facility in Lexington, Ky. In addition, Seymour must pay a $1,000 fine and will remain on probation for three years after release from prison.
The Daily Free Press (387 words)
Paul Seymour has seen a lot in his four years on the Boston University men’s basketball team.
It began when Seymour was a freshman, the leading scorer on a Terrier team that went a dreadful 7-22, the worst season in Head Coach Dennis Wolff’s nine years at BU.
Seymour has rediscovered his pure three-point shooting stroke (41 percent), has been able to take advantage of his 6-foot 6-inch body to shoot turnarounds over smaller defenders and has been nearly perfect (90 percent) from the free-throw line.
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