COMPSCI 120 - Mathematics for Computer Science

Course Overview

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Science

Department

Computer Science

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15

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**Description: **Basic mathematical tools and methods needed for computer science are introduced. Elementary mathematical skills for defining, analysing and reasoning with abstract objects used in programming are developed. Topics include integers and rational numbers, strings and sets, methods of proof (including induction), algorithms and functions, and elementary introductions to graphs, trees, counting and probability.

Prerequisites / Restrictions

Prerequisite: MATHS 102 or at least 13 credits in Mathematics at NCEA Level 3 or D in CIE A2 Mathematics or C in CIE AS Mathematics or 3 out of 7 in IB Mathematics Restriction: Cannot be taken with, or after, COMPSCI 225, MATHS 254

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