Course Schedule

The schedule is subject to change as the semester progresses, and the topics covered will be adjusted flexibly. The exam dates will not move other than for exceptional circumstances.

Date | Class | Due [Friday 6:29pm unless noted] |

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | 1. Discrete Math, Proof | |

Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 | 2. Methods of Proof | Registration Survey |

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017 | 3. Well Ordering Principle | |

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 | 4. Logical Formulas | PS1 (MCS Ch 1, classes 1 and 2) |

Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017 | 5. CNF, Logic in Computation, Quantifiers | |

Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 | 6. Program Correctness, Equivalences, Satisfiability | PS2 (MCS Ch 2-3.4, classes 3-4) |

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 | 7. Sets | |

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 | 8. Functions and Relations | PS3 (MCS Ch 3, classes 5-6) |

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | 9. Relations; Cardinality of Finite Sets | |

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | 10. Induction | PS4 (MCS Ch 4.1-4.4, lecture 7-8) |

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 | 11. Induction Practice | |

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017 | 12. Review | PS5 (MCS Ch 4.5, 5, classes 9-10) |

Tuesday, 3 Oct 2017 | Reading Days | |

Thursday, 5 Oct 2017 | Exam 1 (in class) | |

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017 | 13. State Machines | |

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 | 14. Invariant Principle | |

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 | 15. Recursive Data Types | |

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 | 16. Structural Induction | PS6 (MCS Ch 6, class 13-14) |

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 | 17. Infinite Sets | |

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 | 18. Uncountable Sets | PS7 (MCS Ch 7, class 15-16) |

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 | 19. Recapping Infinities | |

Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 | 20. Number Theory | PS8 (MCS Ch 8, class 17-18) |

Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 | 21. Review | |

Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 | Exam 2 (in class) - covers through PS8 | |

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 | 22. Primes | |

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 | 23. Asymmetric Cryptosystems | |

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 | 24. Return of ROCA Attack | |

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 | Thanksgiving Break | |

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 | 25. Counting | |

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017 | 26. Counting and Probability | PS9 (MCS Ch 9, classes 20-24) |

Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 | 27. Conclusion |
PSΩ (due 4 Dec, 11:59pm) |

Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 | Final Exam (9am-noon) |