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CS 202.00 Mathematics of Computer Science 6 credits

Open: Size: 34, Registered: 29, Waitlist: 0

Language & Dining Center 104

MTWTHF
9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 45222

Anna N Rafferty

This course introduces some of the formal tools of computer science, using a variety of applications as a vehicle. You'll learn how to encode data so that when you scratch the back of a DVD, it still plays just fine; how to distribute "shares" of your floor's PIN so that any five of you can withdraw money from the floor bank account (but no four of you can); how to play chess; and more. Topics that we'll explore along the way include: logic and proofs, number theory, elementary complexity theory and recurrence relations, basic probability, counting techniques, and graphs.

Prerequisite: Computer Science 111 and Mathematics 111 or instructor permission

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