Section 51 meets on Tuesdays from 6:20 pm to 9:10 pm in SB-201. SB stands for Stuart Building. SB is located at State and 31st Street.

Students should get familiar with discrete objects and structures. They should also develop their ability to think mathematically.

Virgil Bistriceanu (you are now in his home page)

- Office hours (held in SB-110)
- Monday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Phone: (312) 567-5146
- email:
`virgil@csam.iit.edu`(from UNIX accounts) or`IN%"virgil@csam.iit.edu"`(from VAXes)

Joyce Chen

- Office hours: Friday 11:00 am - 12:50 pm
- Room: SB-001
- Phone: (312) 567-5872
- email:
`chenpei@charlie.iit.edu`

- Homeworks: 20%
- Programming assignments: 30% (15% each).
- Midterm: 20%
- Final: 30%

Late homeworks won't be accepted as solutions are posted immediately after papers are collected.

For late programming assignments there is a 10% per business day penalty.

Everything you have to turn in is due at the beginning of the class the day the work is due.

Exams are open-book(s) open-notes.

- A: 90 - 100
- B: 80 - 89
- C: 70 - 79
- D: 60 - 69
- E: 0 - 59

Class attendance and participation will help settle the borderline grades.

Regular class attendance is important and students are expected to actively participate in class: questions and comments are always welcome.

- Midterm exam: October 15 (this will be an one hour exam!)
- Programming assignment #1 due: October 22
- Programming assignment #2 due: November 26
- Final exam: December 10. Time and room to be announced.

Chapter Hours What ====================================================== 1 6 Sets and other structures 2.1 1 Functions: introduction 2.2 1 Constructing functions 2.3 2 Properties of functions 2.4 1 Counting infinite sets 3 5 Construction techniques 4.4 2 Induction 5.1 1 Optimal algorithms 5.2 2 Elementary counting 5.4 2 Function growth 11 6 Regular languages and FA Number representation 4 6 5 Elementary logic 7.1 2 First-order predicate calc. 13.1 2 Turing Machines ====================================================== Total 42

Unless otherwise stated all papers you turn in will be TYPED. No handwritten work is accepted. Each page will have a header as follows:

- the left side: your name
- middle: page number and the total number of pages (ex. 2/5 indicates this is page 2 out of a total of 5)
- right hand side: name of the assignment (ex. Homework #2)

Each page will also have a footer:

- the left hand side will contain the following text:
**cs330-<section>: Fall 1996**where <section> stands for the section you are in - the right hand side will contain the following text:
**Illinois Institute of Technology - CSAM**

The header and the footer will be Arial or Helvetica, 10 points, regular. The text for the paper itself will be typed using Times Roman (12 points regular, except for titles which may be larger and bold).

Click here to see a template.