SYLLABUS ECS2305 - Discrete Math For Computing I C.P. Bernardin http://www.utdallas.

edu/~cpb021000/ Fall 2010 M-W-F; Time: 1:30-2:20 PM, ECSS 2.312 First Class: Friday August 20, 2010

The details of this Syllabus are subject to change at any time during the course (see web for updates) Textbook: DISCRETE MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, by Kenneth H. Rosen. 5th Edition, Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 ISBN-13: 978-0072930337 (Hardcover)

Tests: There will be two tests (each 20% of your grade) given in the beginning and the middle of the semester, composed of traditional problems taken from the book and my lectures. Although there will be no Final Exam, there will be two additional tests given on the last two days of class, which will be equally weighted and cumulatively worth 40% of your grade. The test dates will be announced at least one week in advance. There will be no makeup test or repeated exam.

Grading Distribution: Attendance Homework Test #1 Test #2 Test #3 Test #4 5% 15% 20% 20% 20% 20%

Instructor Office Rm 3.207 ECS Building Course Learning Objectives: o Ability to use and apply basic definitions and properties of logic o Ability to recognize and construct valid proofs including proofs by induction o Ability to understand what an algorithm is, use algorithms, use Big-O notation and algorithmic complexity o Ability to use basic counting techniques o Ability to use and apply basic definitions and properties of sets, relations, functions o Ability to use and apply basic definitions and properties of graphs, trees

Approximate Class Schedule
Assignment Due Date Mon, Sept 6 Wed, Sept 8 Fri, Sept 17 Wed, Sept 22 Wed, Sept 29 Fri, Oct 15 Wed, Oct 27 Mon, Nov 8 Fri, Nov 19 Fri, Nov 26 Fri, Dec 3 Mon, Dec 6

Labor Day Holiday
Hmwk 1 Chapt 1 Hmwk 2 Chapt1 pt2 Test 1 Chapt 1 Hmwk 3 Algorithms Ch 2 Hmwk 4 Test 2 Lect Notes (2-7) Hmwk 5 Hmwk 6 Thanksgiving Holiday Last Test Part 1 Last Test Part 2

As new assignments are made, and old assignments are collected, the details of this schedule are subject to FREQUENT change as we progress throughout the course (check web regularly for updates)