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TATA82 Discrete Mathematics

Matematik och tillämpad matematik

6 hp

Milagros Izquierdo
The course shall provide the basic knowledge whitin the part of mathematics which has applications in software development, theoretical computer sciences, database theory and digital technology.
Students shall be able:
Apply set theory to calculations and to theoretical computer sciences.
Use equivalence relations.
Use induction in proofs and solve simple recursive equations.
Apply combinatorial methods in calculations.
Know several concepts in graph theory and number theory, as well as applicatins to coding theory.
Teaching consists of lectures (Fö), 30 hours, and tutorials (Le), 26 hours.
This is a 6 credits course which corresponds to a total work of approximately 160 hours, divided into 56 contact hours and 104 hours of self-study.
Lectures The purpose of the lectures is to show some of the course concepts. Fundamental concepts are defined and discussed. Lectures are a complement to the literature and do not cover the whole material, which shall be read by the student on his/her own. All three books have many examples to help the student in reading them.
Tutorials To learn mathematics is to do mathematics. To work with exercises is the best way to learn mathematics, and using it. During lessons you can ask questions and discuss exercises. Use it.
Around 10 exercises will be proposed for each 2 hours tutorial. In general one cannot solve all them during tutorial time. But one should solve totally more than 150 exercises to grasp the material.
Division into Groups: The A-group consists of all Ii- and international students, and I-students with surnames beginning by A to Fo. The  B-group consists of I-students with surnames beginning by Fr to Ö.

Sidansvarig: milagros.izquierdo@liu.se
Senast uppdaterad: 2019-03-22