Faculty of BSU

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Title of discipline |
Discrete mathematics and graph theory |

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Year of study |
2, Specialty “Mathematics and information technologies” (Specialization “Web-programming and Internet Technologies”) |

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Semester of study |
3 |

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Number of credits |
4 |

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Full name of lecturer |
Candidate of physical and mathematical sciences, Associate Professor Metelsky Yury Mikhailovich |

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Objectives of studying the discipline |
Acquaintance with the problems and methods of discrete mathematics. Forming the skills of discrete mathematical thinking and the ability to apply it in solving specific problems. |

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Prerequisites |
Initial information from the theory of mappings, set theory and linear algebra |

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Content of discipline |
Logical rules of combinatorics. Arrangements and combinations. Binomial and polynomial theorems. Method of inclusion and exclusion. Recurrence relations. Generating functions. Combinatorics of partitions. Ways for specifying Boolean functions. Basic logical equivalences. Shannon’s decomposition. The duality principle. Closed classes of Boolean functions. Completeness of the system of Boolean functions. |

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Recommended literature |
1. Vilenkin N.Ya. Combinatorics. – Moscow: Nauka, 1969. (in Russian) |

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Teaching methods |
Reproductive (passive), visual, comparative, dialog-heuristic, problem, research |

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Language of study |
Russian |

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Current test activities |
Theoretical colloquiums, written test works |

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Type of current certification |
Exam |