Welcome

Welcome to the Summer 2019 iteration of CIS 160!

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We have a course Gradescope. It will be used for homeworks. The entry code is M8X4X4.

For administrative questions and concerns, please email cis160@seas.upenn.edu.

Topics

The course will cover at least some of the following topics (not necessarily in this order and not all-inclusive). See lectures for additional information.

  • Mathematical notation (sets, functions, operations, and relations): meaning and manipulation
  • Mathematical proofs: informal but rigorous
  • Combinatorics (counting techniques)
  • Discrete probability
  • Graph Theory

Grading

Grading will be weighted with the following breakdown (not finalized):

  • 30% - Homework
  • 10% - Recitation Attendance
  • 30% - Midterm
  • 30% - Final

Textbook

There is no required or recommended textbook for this course. A textbook that can be referred to for extra reading is ''Mathematics: A Discrete Introduction'' by E. A. Scheinerman. Detailed lecture notes will be posted on this website, typically in advance of the lecture.