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Math 2151A: Discrete Structures for Engineers, Fall 2017
Please check this page regularly for updates and announcements.
The first class is on Monday, September 11, 2017, and will be a
||nlemire at uwo dot ca
||Tu 1:00-2:00pm, W 1:30-3:00pm, or by appointment
|Class times and locations:
||MW 12:30-1:30 in SH 3345
|T 11:30-12:30 in SSC 2050
||Discrete Mathematics with Graph Theory, Third Edition, by by E. Goodaire and M. Parmenter, published by Prentice Hall.
|| Mathematics 2155F/G, the former Mathematics 2155A/B, the former
Software Engineering 2251A/B.
||Computer Science 1026A/B or ES 1036A/B.
||Computer Science 1027A/B or 1037A/B.
What is expected of the student:
Students should attend all classes, make
a serious effort to understand all course material and do all the assigned work. The student must assume responsibility for any missed classes. It is up to the student
to seek out help when needed. The student is responsible for being aware of all relevant information, assignments, materials and grades posted on the course website or on the OWL Site for the course.
Students are expected to keep up with the the material of the course by
doing recommended exercises and following the text.
A fundamental component of the course is to prove mathematical theorems.
Note: This course is offered only to software engineering students
enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering.
Here is a brief outline of the topics covered in Math 2151.
- Logic and proofs
- Sets, relations and functions
- Integers, induction, and recursion
- Algorithms and complexity
- Introductory graph theory, trees
Link to UWO course calendar.
Evaluation of Student Performance:
|Midterm Examinations (two):
|The remaining 5% will go toward whichever of the three exams is the student's best mark.
|Notes: NO calculators or other electronic devices
The date of the two midterm exams will be determined soon.
Final Exam Information
The date for the final exam will be determined by the Registrar.
The final exam will be cumulative
Senate Policy On Prerequisites
Prerequisite checking is the student’s responsibility. Unless you have either the prerequisites for this course
or written special permission from your Dean to enroll in it, you may be removed from this course and it
will be deleted from your record. This decision may not be appealed. You will receive no adjustment to
your fees in the event that you are dropped from a course for failing to have the necessary prerequisites.
Statement on Academic Offences
Scholastic offences are taken seriously and students are directed
to read the appropriate policy, specifically, the definition of what
constitutes a Scholastic Offence, at
Absence/ Missed Work
If you are unable to meet a course requirement due to illness or other serious circumstances, you must
provide valid medical or other supporting documentation
to your Dean’s office
as soon as possible
. It is the student’s responsibility to make alternative arrangements
with his or her instructor once the accommodation has been approved and the instructor has been informed.
In the event of a missed final exam, a “Recommendation of Special Examination” form must be obtained
from the Dean’s Office immediately. For further information concerning UWO’s Policy on Accommodation
for Medical Illness please refer to this policy at:
A student requiring academic accommodation due to illness should use the Student Medical Certificate
when visiting an off-campus medical facility or request a Record’s Release Form (located in the Dean’s
Office) for visits to Student Health Services. The form can be found here:
Make-up exams and conflicts
If you know ahead of time that you are unable to attend a
midterm or final exam, you must let your instructor know
at least two weeks in advance so alternative arrangements can be
See also the
policy on final exam conflicts.
Please contact the course instructor if you require material in an alternate format or
if you require any other arrangements to make this course more accessible to you.
You may also wish to contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) at
661-2111 x 82147 for any specific questions regarding an accommodation.
- Office of the Registrar: http://www.registrar.uwo.ca
- Student Development Services: http://www.sdc.uwo.ca
- Learning Skills Services: http://www.sdc.uwo.ca/learning
- USC: http://westernusc.ca/services
- Academic Calendar: http://www.westerncalendar.uwo.ca
- ITS: http://www.uwo.ca/its/helpdesk
- Students who are in emotional/mental distress should refer to Mental Health@Western
for a complete list of options about how to obtain help.http://www.health.uwo.ca/mental_health
Please check the exercises page and
the course web page regularly for announcements and
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