This course introduces the student to the basic subjects of discrete mathematics, which forms the mathematical foundation of computer and information science. The course will include small projects in SageMath.
School Algebra: Symbols and expressions. Linear and quadratic equations. Functions. Algebra of polynomials, elementary combinatorics and finite probability.
On completion of the course, students will:
This course is intended for 14 weeks which include 5 small computer labs.
2 hours per week with a teaching assistant.
Two midterm exams (40%), homework (40%), a simulation project to be submitted/ presented by the end of the course (20%).