Fall 1996  Spring 1996  Fall 1995 
Students should get familiar with discrete objects and structures. They should also develop their ability to think mathematically.
 Sections 01 and 91  Section 51 
Instructor  Alexander Manov  Virgil Bistriceanu 
Room class meets  SB231  SB201 
Time class meets  MWF 10:10 am  11:00 am  M 6:20 pm  9:10 pm 
Office hours  MWF 11:00 am  noon R 5:00 pm  6:00 pm  M 2:00 pm  6:00 pm 
Office  SB110  
Phone  (312) 5675147  (312) 5675146 
Fax  (312) 5675067  
manov@csam.iit.edu  virgil@csam.iit.edu  
Teaching Assistant 

Late homeworks won't be accepted. Everything you have to turn in is due at the beginning of the class the day the work is due.
All the work you submit must be individual. When teamwork is submitted the mark earned is divided by the number of participants.
For late programming assignments there is a 10% per business day penalty.
Exams are closedbook(s) closednotes.
Grading is based on the following scale:
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.
Sections 01 and 91  Section 51  
Midterm  3/3/97, 10:10 am  11:00 am  3/3/97, 6:20 pm  7:10 pm 
Programming Assignment #1  3/10/97, 10:10 am  3/10/97, 6:20 pm 
Programming Assignment #2  5/5/97, 10:10 am  5/5/97, 6:20 pm 
Final  5/13/97, 10:10 am  12:00 noon  5/12/97, 6:20 pm  8:10 pm 
The instructors for this class reserve the right to change this schedule.
What  Hours 
Sets, graphs, trees and other structures  6 
Functions: introduction  1 
Constructing functions  1 
Properties of functions  2 
Counting infinite sets  1 
Construction techniques  4 
Induction  2 
Optimal algorithms  1 
Elementary counting  2 
Function growth  2 
Regular languages and FA  6 
Number representation  4 
Elementary logic  5 
Firstorder predicate calculus  2 
Turing Machines  2 
Total  41 
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