Mathematics for IT

 

Course title   

Mathematics for IT

Course Codes          

IT5501

Level  

5

Status            

Compulsory

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

None

Course offered in

Refer to Programme Course Selection Sheet

Co-requisites

None

Duration

 1 trimester

           

Aim

To introduce learners to topics in discrete mathematics that are important for studies in computing and to topics in statistics that are directed to the needs of the IT industry.

 

 

Indicative content

Algorithms, Number bases, Computer representation of numbers, Logic, Sets and relations

Functions, Induction and recursion, Boolean algebra and digital circuits, Graph theory, Trees, Visual presentation of data, Measures of central tendency, Measures of dispersion including, standard deviation, Sampling, Probability, The normal distribution, Correlation, Regression, Hypothesis testing

 

 

Learning objectives

  • Solve problems in selected topics in discrete mathematics.
  • Solve problems in selected topics in statistics. 
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