## Department of Computer Science, Unit Catalogue 2009/10 |

## CM10197: Analytical mathematics for applications |

Credits: | 6 |

Level: | Certificate |

Period: | Semester 2 |

Assessment: | CW 25%, EX 75% |

Supplementary Assessment: | CM10197 Mandatory Extra Work (where allowed by programme regulations) |

Requisites: | Before taking this unit you must take CM10196 |

Description:
| Aims: To introduce students to a mathematical basis to support computer science in general and other Computer Science units in particular. Learning Outcomes: On completion of the unit the students will be able to: 1. understand and use the language of mathematics; 2. apply knowledge of appropriate analytic mathematics for use in the development of applications; 3. use appropriate software tools to investigate mathematical problems. Skills: Application of Number (T/F, A), Problem Solving (T/F, A). Content: * Complex Numbers. * Differential Calculus (elementary differentiation and integration). * Linear Algebra and vector analysis (elementary matrices and vectors). * Approximation and sequences (including Taylor expansion and least-squares fit). |