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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Discrete Mathematics 1

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01DIM1 Z 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Zuzana Masáková (guarantor), Kateřina Medková
Supervisor:
Department of Mathematics
Synopsis:

The seminar is devoted to elementary number theory and applications. It includes individual problem solving.

Requirements:

Knowledge of grammer school mathematics is assumed.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Divisibility, congruences, Femat's little theorem.

2. Linear diofantic equations, linear congruences, Chinese remainder theorem.

3. Euler's function, Euler´s theorem, Moebius function, inclusion exclusion principle.

4. Perfect numbers, Mersenne's primes, Fermat's numbers.

5. Primality testing. Public key cryptographic systems: RSA, knapsack problem.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Acquired knowledge: Students learn to solve some types of elementary number theoretical problems.

Acquired skills: The emphasis is put on correct formulation of mathematical ideas and logic process.

Study materials:

Ronald L. Graham, Donald E. Knuth, Oren Patashnik, Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science, Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1994

J. Herman, R. Kučera, J. Šimša,

Equations and Inequalities: Elementary Problems and Theorems in Algebra and Number Theory. 1. vyd. New York : Springer-Verlag,

2000. 355 s. Canadian Mathematical Society Books in Math.

P. Erdös, J. Surányi, Topics in the Theory of Numbers,

Springer-Verlag, 2001.

M. Křížek, F. Luca, L. Somer,

17 Lectures on Fermat Numbers: From Number Theory to Geometry, CMS Books in Mathematics, vol. 9, Springer-Verlag, New

York, 2001.

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