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CS2513: MATHEMATICS FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE (2022-2023)

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Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to areas of Discrete Mathematics that are used extensively in Computing. The course covers three topics: (1) formal languages and machines; (2) formal logic; (3) probability and statistics. Applications of these in Computing are indicated throughout.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Brian Logan

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course is an introduction to the following topics that will be of use later in degree programmes:

· Formal languages and finite-state machines 
· Formal logic (propositional and predicate calculi)
· Probability and Statistics.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Lectures during University week s 26 - 35, 39
  • 1 Practical during University week s 27 - 35, 39

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 33
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 34
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Weighting: 33.33...%

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 33
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Weighting: 33.33...%

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit of failed elements (pass marks carried forward)

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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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