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Math 181 F1 (Spring 2014)

Instructor: Anton Lukyanenko
Course website: http://lukyanenko.net/teaching/2014/181/
Email: Anton@Lukyanenko.net

Times and Places

Classroom: 145 Altgeld Hall.
Meeting times: MWF 2-2:50, Jan 22 - May 7.
Office hours: Wednesdays 3-5 in 326 Altgeld Hall.
Midterm exams: Feb 21, Mar 21, May 2.
Final exam: 1:30-4:30 PM, Friday, May 9, in 145 Altgeld Hall.


Free and paid tutoring (math department).
University of Illinois student code.
Class syllabus.
Emergency information.


Group Work and Cheating

Course Content

The course will consist of three sections:
1) Discrete math (set theory, probability, and statistics).
2) Computer science (logic, programming, and digital data).
3) Visual math (notions of distance, picture analysis).

In addition, students will complete a project describing a topic of interest to them, and some of its relation to mathematics. More details and guidance to come.

Study Materials

There is no required textbook for the course. For the semester project, students will be asked to look through several books at the mathematics library, including the standard book for Math181, For All Practical Purposes.

Some relevant e-books and such:
Lectures in Discrete Mathematics
Discrete Mathematics and Applications

Lecture notes. Up to date, but not guaranteed to be complete.

Homework: 1 2 3 4 5 5-Solutions 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Quizzes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Tests: 1 practice, actual with solutions
2 practice, b, c(solutions)
3 practice, a
Final practice

Project submission website.
Part one instructions: