COMP 163: Discrete Structures

About

This course covers the mathematical foundations of computer science, including such topics as complexity of algorithms, modular arithmetic, induction and proof techniques, graph theory, combinatorics, Boolean algebra, logic circuits, and automata.

Description

Mathematical foundations of computer science. Topics include: complexity of algorithms; modular arithmetic; induction and proof techniques; graph theory; combinatorics; Boolean algebra and switching systems symbolic logic and logic circuits; and an introduction to automata and formal languages.

Outcome

The student will be prepared for the study of advanced ideas in computer science, from cryptography to databases to algorithms to computer architecture.

Syllabi

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