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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

History of Mathematics and Informatics

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BIK-HMI ZK 3 13+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Alena Šolcová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Alena Šolcová (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Applied Mathematics
Synopsis:

This course is presented in Czech.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:
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Study Objective:

Mathematics as a language for description of the world is a key discipline for an informatics engineer. The aim of this module is introduce students to the relevant parts of history of mathematics that form the theoretical background of many informatics disciplines, and to find wth students suitable mathematical methods applicable in computer science.

Study materials:

1. Naumann, F.: Dějiny informatiky. Od abaku k internetu. Academia, Praha, 2009. (also in German).

2. Chabert, J.-L. et all: A History of Algorithms. From the Pebble to the Microchip, Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1999

3. Graham, R., Knuth, D., Patashnik, O.: ''Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science'', Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1989.

4. Lovász, L.: ''Combinatorial Problems and Exercises'', 2nd Ed., Akademiai Kiadó Budapest and North- Holland, Amsterdam, 1993.

5. Schroeder, R. M.: ''Number Theory in Science and Communication'', Springer, Berlin, 2006.

6. Křížek, M., Luca, F., Somer, L.: ''17 Lectures on Fermat Numbers: From Number Theory to Geometry'', Springer, New York, 2001.

Note:
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