Robert Woodrow

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

PhD

Simon Fraser University, 1977

BSc (Hons)

University of Calgary, 1971

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.220.6325

Location

Office : MS560

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Chromatic number problems and Ramsey properties
  • Ordered sets and applications
  • The profile of a relational structure and the spectra of ages
  • Homogeneous structures and their applications to infinite group actions
  • Theory of Relations - branch of model theory in mathematical logic, applications to combinatorics

Publications

Journal article

  • Laflamme, Claude, Woodrow, Robert, Soukup, Daniel and Aranda, Andres. "Balanced independent sets in graphs omitting large cliques". Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B, (2018). Print.
  • Laflamme, Claude, Pouzet, Maurice and Woodrow, Robert. "Equimorphy - The Case of Chains". Archive for Math. Logic 56 Special issue in honour of Jim Baumgartner.7 (2017): 811-829. Print.
  • Laflamme, Claude, Jasinski, Jakub, Woodrow, Robert and Nguyen Van The, Lionel. "Ramsey precompact expansions of homogeneous directed graphs". Electronic J. Combinatorics 21. (2014): 4-42. Print.
  • Laflamme, Claude, Duffus, Dwight, Pouzet, Maurice and Woodrow, Robert. "Convex sublattices and a fixed point property.". Contributions to Discrete Mathematics 8.1 (2013): 1-30. Print.
  • Cameron, Peter, Laflamme, Claude, Pouzet, Maurice, Tarzi, Sam and Woodrow, Robert. "Overgroups of the automorphism group of the Rado graph.". Fields Inst. Commun. 68. (2013). Print.
  • Laviolette, Fran, Sauer, Norbert and Woodrow, Robert. "On cop-win graphs". Discrete Math. 258.1-3 (2002): 27-41. Print.
  • Fouquet, Jean, Tuza, Zsolt and Woodrow, Robert. "On magnitude networks". Congressus Numerantium. A Conference Journal on Numerical Themes 133. (1998): 75-84. Print.
  • Sauer, Norbert, Woodrow, Robert and R{\"o}dl, Vojtech. "Chromatic {R}amsey theory". European Journal of Combinatorics 18.1 (1997): 93-102. Print.
  • Macpherson, H. D., Pouzet, M. and Woodrow, Robert. "Countable structures of given age". The Journal of Symbolic Logic 57.3 (1992): 992-1010. Print.
  • Duffus, Dwight, R{\"o}dl, V., Sauer, Norbert and Woodrow, Robert. "Coloring ordered sets to avoid monochromatic maximal chains". Canadian Journal of Mathematics. Journal Canadien de Math\'ematiques 44.1 (1992): 91-103. Print.
  • Pouzet, Maurice, Woodrow, Robert and Zaguia, Nejib. "Generating boxes from ordered sets and graphs". Order 9.2 (1992): 111-126. Print.
  • Duffus, Dwight, R{\"o}dl, Vojt, Sands, Bill and Woodrow, Robert. "Enumeration of order preserving maps". Order 9.1 (1992): 15-29. Print.
  • Macpherson, Dugald and Woodrow, Robert. "The permutation group induced on a moiety". Forum Mathematicum 4.3 (1992): 243-255. Print.
  • Duffus, Dwight, Sands, Bill, Sauer, Norbert and Woodrow, Robert. "Two-colouring all two-element maximal antichains". Journal of Combinatorial Theory. Series A 57.1 (1991): 109-116. Print.
  • Milner, Eric C. and Woodrow, Robert. "Infinite friendship graphs with infinite parameters". Journal of Combinatorial Theory. Series B 52.1 (1991): 30-41. Print.
  • Brown, Jason I., Kelly, David, Sch{\"o}nheim, J. and Woodrow, Robert. "Graph coloring satisfying restraints". Discrete Math. 80.2 (1990): 123-143. Print.
  • Bonnet, R., Duffus, Dwight and Woodrow, Robert. "Coloring chains". Order 6.1 (1989): 69-89. Print.
  • Milner, E. C. and Woodrow, Robert. "On directed graphs with an independent covering set". Graphs and Combinatorics 5.4 (1989): 363-369. Print.
  • Duffus, Dwight, Sands, Bill and Woodrow, Robert. "Lexicographic matchings cannot form {H}amiltonian cycles". Order 5.2 (1988): 149-161. Print.
  • Duffus, Dwight, Sands, Bill and Woodrow, Robert. "On the chromatic number of the product of graphs". Journal of Graph Theory 9.4 (1985): 487-495. Print.
  • Sauer, Norbert and Woodrow, Robert. "Finite cutsets and finite antichains". Order 1.1 (1984): 35-46. Print.
  • Woodrow, Robert and Knight, Julia F.. "A complete theory with arbitrarily large minimality ranks". The Journal of Symbolic Logic 48.2 (1983): 321-328. Print.
  • Sands, Bill, Sauer, Norbert and Woodrow, Robert. "On monochromatic paths in edge-coloured digraphs". Journal of Combinatorial Theory. Series B 33.3 (1982): 271-275. Print.
  • Rose, Bruce I. and Woodrow, Robert. "Ultrahomogeneous structures". Zeitschrift f\"ur Mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik 27.1 (1981): 23-30. Print.
  • Lachlan, A. H. and Woodrow, Robert. "Countable ultrahomogeneous undirected graphs". Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 262.1 (1980): 51-94. Print.
  • Woodrow, Robert. "There are four countable ultrahomogeneous graphs without triangles". Journal of Combinatorial Theory. Series B 27.2 (1979): 168-179. Print.
  • Woodrow, Robert. "Theories with a finite number of countable models". The Journal of Symbolic Logic 43.3 (1978): 442-455. Print.
  • Woodrow, Robert. "A note on countable complete theories having three isomorphism types of countable models". The Journal of Symbolic Logic 41.3 (1976): 672-680. Print.