Faculty of Information Technology
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr Daniel Horsley (Clayton); Associate Professor Lan Boon Leong (Malaysia)
This unit introduces fundamental discrete mathematics topics including combinatorics, sets, relations and functions; methods of logic and proof, especially proof by induction; probability theory, Baye's theorem; recursion; recurrence relations; trees and other graphs. It establishes the mathematical basis required for studies in Computer Science and Software Engineering.
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 70%; In-semester assessment: 30%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
See also Unit timetable information
VCE Specialist Mathematics or Mathematical Methods units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 25 or Further maths with a study score of at least 35.