MATH06068 2012 Mathematics4

General Details

Full Title
Mathematics4
Transcript Title
Maths 4
Code
MATH06068
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MATH - Mathematics
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Aiden Bell, Cillian OMurchu, Fran O'Regan
Programme Membership
SG_KSYSN_B07 201200 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCMPT_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KCOMP_G07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KCOMP_G06 201500 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCOMP_H08 201600 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KGDEV_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Game Development SG_KSDEV_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Software Development SG_KCOMP_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Description

To develop a set of essential mathematical skills for computer professionals

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Carry out integral calculus

2.

Use numerical methods

3.

Apply number theory to computing

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
Mathematics 1 and Mathematics 2

Indicative Syllabus

1.   Integral Calculus: Integration. Areas and volumes.

2.   Numerical Methods: Newton-Raphson method. Gaussian elimination. Simpsons Rule.

3.   Number Theory: Prime numbers. Greatest common divisor. Congruences. Pseudo-random number generation. Encryption and decyyption.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
30 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
70 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Inclass examination Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 30 % Week 8 1,2
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam 2 hour written paper Final Exam UNKNOWN 70 % End of Term 1,2,3
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Mathematical problem solving 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self study 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Giannasi & Low, 2010, Mathematics for Computing and Information Tecnology

Grossman, 2010, Discrete mathematics for Computing

Edwards & Penny, 2010, Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Other Resources

Calculator

Additional Information
None