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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mathematics for Computer Science (Spring 2015)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology via MIT OpenCourseWare

Overview

Course Features
  • Video lectures
  • Captions/transcript
  • Assignments: problem sets (no solutions)
  • Exams and solutions
Course Description

This course covers elementary discrete mathematics for computer science and engineering. It emphasizes mathematical definitions and proofs as well as applicable methods. Topics include formal logic notation, proof methods; induction, well-ordering; sets, relations; elementary graph theory; integer congruences; asymptotic notation and growth of functions; permutations and combinations, counting principles; discrete probability. Further selected topics may also be covered, such as recursive definition and structural induction; state machines and invariants; recurrences; generating functions.

Syllabus

Lec 1 | MIT 6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science, Fall 2010.
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Lec 25 | MIT 6.042J Mathematics for Computer Science, Fall 2010.

Taught by

Prof. Albert R. Meyer and Prof. Adam Chlipala

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