COMP 400E: 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, probability, Boolean algebra, logic circuits, and automata.

Description

This course provides the mathematical foundations for graduate-level study in computer science, including such topics as complexity of algorithms, modular arithmetic, induction and proof techniques, functions and relations, graph theory, combinatorics, probability, Boolean algebra, logic circuits, finite state machines, automata and tools for algorithm analysis such as recurrence solving and asymptotic notation.

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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