Jul 06, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020
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CSCI 2200 - Foundations of Computer Science


This course introduces important mathematical and theoretical tools for computer science, including topics from set theory, combinatorics, and probability theory, and then proceeds to automata theory, the Turing Machine model of computation, and notions of computational complexity. The course will emphasize formal reasoning and proof techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 1200 and Introduction to Calculus (MATH 1010 or MATH 1500); MATH 1020 is strongly recommended.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.



Credit Hours: 4

Contact, Lecture or Lab Hours: 5



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