History of Mathematics and Informatics
- Department of Applied Mathematics
This course is presented in Czech.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- 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.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Information Technology (Presented in Czech), Version 2014 (compulsory elective humanities course)
- Computer Science (Presented in Czech), Version 2014 (compulsory elective humanities course)
- Bc. Programme Informatics, Part -Time Form of Study, in Czech, Version 2015 - 2019 (compulsory elective humanities course, elective course)
- Bc Branch Security and Information Technology, Part-Time Form, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2019 (compulsory elective humanities course, elective course)
- Bc.Branch WSI, Specialization Software Engineering, Part-Time Form, Versionverze 2015 - 2019 (compulsory elective humanities course, elective course)