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  Discrete mathematics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discrete mathematics, also called finite mathematics, is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete, in the sense of not supporting or requiring the notion of continuity.
Discrete mathematics has become popular in recent decades because of its applications to computer science.
Concepts and notations from discrete mathematics are useful to study or describe objects or problems in computer algorithms and programming languages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Discrete_mathematics   (278 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Discrete Mathematics is a one- or-two semester course for students who have completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II.
Discrete mathematics involves the study of objects and ideas that can be divided into separated or discontinuous parts.
Discrete mathematics allows students to explore unique problem situations that are not directly approachable through writing an equation or applying a common formula.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /pandp/math/discmath.htm   (489 words)

  
 Discrete mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Most if not all of the studied in finite mathematics are countable sets such as the integers.
Discrete mathematics has become popular in recent because of its applications to computer science.
Concepts and notations from discrete mathematics useful to study or express objects or in computer algorithms and programming languages.
www.freeglossary.com /FiniteMathematics   (610 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics - Mathematics and the Liberal Arts
The Mathematics and the Liberal Arts pages are intended to be a resource for student research projects and for teachers interested in using the history of mathematics in their courses.
The mathematical theory of such colorings still awaits development." The authors also attack the commonly held view that the artists of the Alhambra exhausted the possibilities of symmetry in art, and illustrate their points with pictures.
It follows that mathematical chaos can be highly symmetric." He closes with a discussion of modern architecture, where he finds that symmetry concerns are important as well: "But the variety of historical reminiscences and asymmetrical elements in architecture does not mean a movement back to historicism or eclecticism.
math.truman.edu /~thammond/history/DiscreteMathematics.html   (8111 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The branch of discrete mathematics focuses on problems that are not over a continuous domain.
Another important branch of discrete mathematics are the polygons that can be drawn inside a circle so that the points of the polygon lie on the circumference of the circle.
Yet another branch of discrete mathematics (a very important one) are the prime integers -- integers that are divisible only by themselves and by "1".
www.newton.dep.anl.gov /askasci/math99/math99217.htm   (519 words)

  
 DMP: Definitions from Discrete Mathematics
A glossary of mathematical terms used in the Colorado Model Content Standards for Mathematics lists some general mathematics terms that are important for mathematics educators.
Apportionment may include division of discrete objects, as in the division of seats of a representative government among districts, or may involve division of continuous objects such as dividing a cake among a group of people.
Discrete mathematics problems can be classified in three broad categories, existence problems, counting problems and optimization problems.
www.colorado.edu /education/DMP/def.html   (3248 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Its intent is to demonstrate the relevance and practicality of discrete mathematics to all students.
Discrete mathematics should not be approached as a cookbook subject, and Rosen does not take a cookbook approach to the material in his book.
Students who are serious about their study of discrete mathematics and computing will profit greatly from working through many of the more than 650 well-chosen examples and applications, ranging from easy to difficult.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0071198814   (1192 words)

  
 The Math Forum - Math Library - Discrete Math   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A centre whose aim is to carry out and promote research and teaching in discrete mathematics and computing, and to facilitate collaborative research with groups working in related areas in Australia and overseas.
An integrated mathematical research center conducting research in various areas of mathematics and its applications relevant to the information and communication technology necessary for the next-generation industrial competitions.
Discrete math problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty.
mathforum.org /library/topics/discrete   (2153 words)

  
 Leibniz Laboratory, Department of Discrete Mathematics
Certainly, Discrete Mathematics are tied to these two adjectives, but nowadays the term "Combinatorics" refers rather to a certain type of reflexion.
Discrete Mathematics, Graph Theory, Cobinatorics: what is sure, is that the collection of elementary puzzles that these words used to refer to more than half a century ago has become a domain of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science of its own.
The "Discrete Mathematics and Applications" Seminar is based on individual invitations and some colleagues' visit in Grenoble, and usually takes place on Thursdays at 2pm.
www-leibniz.imag.fr /DMD/dmd.html   (718 words)

  
 Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The learner will be able to recognize the economy, power, and elegance of mathematical notation as well as its part in the formulation of mathematical ideas.
The learner will be able to use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships and change in real world situations.
The learner will be able to obtain solutions to discrete probability problems through the application of addition and multiplication rules, independent events, conditional probabilities, and/or expected value.
picasso.cobbk12.org /cobbcurriculum/curriculum/ParDiscreteMathCR16310.HTM   (1587 words)

  
 Discrete mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In some mathematics curricula Finite Mathematics cover discrete mathematical concepts for business while Mathematics courses emphasize concepts for computer science
Discrete math is complex enough for subjects to be explained extensively.
I keep thinking as I'm forced to use this book for a college course, that Discrete Math would not be so confusing to me if not for this textbook.
www.freeglossary.com /Finite_mathematics   (610 words)

  
 Elsevier Author Gateway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The aim of Discrete Mathematics is to bring together research papers in different parts of discrete mathematics.
The fields covered by Discrete Mathematics include in particular: graph and hypergraph theory, network theory, coding theory, block designs, lattice theory, the theory of partially ordered sets, combinatorial geometrics, matroid theory, extremal set theory, logic and automata, matrices, polyhedra, and discrete probability theory.
Articles on discrete applied mathematics issues should be submitted to our journal Discrete Applied Mathematics, and articles on combinatorial optimization issues, to our new journal Discrete Optimization.
authors.elsevier.com /JournalDetail.html?PubID=505610&Precis=DESC   (196 words)

  
 DMA Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Discrete mathematics is a vibrant branch of the mathematical sciences, in both theory and its applications.
Its application areas include pure and applied mathematics such as computational algebra, number theory, graphs and combinatorial optimisation, coding theory, cryptography, topology, geometry as well as biology.
The objective of this conference is to provide a stimulating and interactive forum to highlight the major developments in the field; in particular, to gain a better understanding of problems arising in different environments where discrete mathematics is developed and applied.
www.amrita.edu /ase/coimbatore/maths/dma2004/index.htm   (178 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Discrete Mathematics (Oxford Science Publications): Books: Norman L. Biggs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This text is a carefully structured, coherent, and comprehensive course of discrete mathematics.
Students of mathematics and computer science seeking an eloquent introduction to discrete mathematics will be pleased by this work.
Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications by Kenneth H Rosen
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0198534272?v=glance   (761 words)

  
 DMV - Subject Group Discrete Mathematics - Symposium Discrete Mathematics 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Discrete Mathematics is playing an increasingly important role in modern mathematics and computer science, partly because to its numerous contributions to practical problems of great relevance.
The conference will focus on the scientific exchange between Discrete Mathematic's various branches and bring together world leading experts of the field with excellent young researchers.
At the meeting, the Richard-Rado-Prize for an outstanding dissertation in Discrete Mathematics will be awarded.
www-m9.ma.tum.de /dm/workshops/dm2000   (264 words)

  
 The Discrete Mathematics Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Developed in collaboration by the School of Education and the Department of Applied Mathematics.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has recently (1989) elevated discrete mathematics to the level of algebra, geometry, and calculus by including a separate discrete mathematics standard in their Standards document.
Indeed, the use of discrete mathematics has an essential part in the development of students' mathematical power in a society grounded in technology and communication.
www.colorado.edu /education/DMP   (108 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics (4th Edition)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
If you are looking for a book for a course in discrete mathematics where the emphasis is on graph theory, then this book will probably satisfy your needs.
While this book by Dossey may serve as a self-teaching book for surveying topics in discrete mathematics, it is not thorough enough even for an introductory course, thus inadequate for a textbook.
FYI, I am currently taking a discrete mathematics course using a popular textbook "Discrete mathematics and its applications" by Rosen.lt;pgt;The most basic foundation of discrete mathematics is logic and proof.
www.programming-reviews.com /Discrete_Mathematics_4th_Edition_0321079124.html   (539 words)

  
 discrete mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The set is given in union/intersection format and the student is encouraged to shade in a copy of the diagram on paper, then the answer is given by moving the mouse over the problem.
An introduction to a mathematical perspective on coloring the regions or countries of a map.
The central problem is to try to use a few colors as possible to color the regions, yet not use so few that the regions aren't easily distinguished from one another.
www.svsu.edu /mathsci-center/edm.htm   (824 words)

  
 discrete mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This discrete math page has many activities for permutation and combinations, recurrence and interation, and graph theory.
Colorful Mathematics is a series of educational software presenting advanced mathematical concepts to 9-12 students in a game-oriented approach.
These investigations have students use graphs and tables that illustrate the use of iteration, recursion,and algebra to model and analyze the changing amount of medicine in an athlete's body.
www.svsu.edu /mathsci-center/hdm.htm   (1324 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Discrete Mathematics and its Applications - Kenneth H. Rosen - Hardcover - Older ...
This text is designed for the sophomore/junior level introduction to discrete mathematics taken by students preparing for future coursework in areas such as math,computer science and engineering.
Rosen has become a bestseller largely due to how effectively it addresses the main portion of the discrete market,which is typically characterized as the mid to upper level in rigor.
This text is designed for the sophomore/junior level introduction to discrete mathematics taken by students preparing for future coursework in areas such as math, computer science and engineering.
btobsearch.barnesandnoble.com /textbooks/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?userid=2WTPE1D8N2&btob=Y&isbn=0072899050&TXT=Y&itm=1   (369 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics
Subject: Discrete Mathematics Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 13:40:30 -0400 (EDT) Discrete Mathematics http://www.elsevier.com/locate/disc Content available to subscribers at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0012365X ISSN: 0012-365X AIMS AND SCOPE The aim of Discrete Mathematics is to bring together research papers in different parts of discrete mathematics.
The `Communications' section is devoted to the fastest possible publication of the brief outlines of recent research results.
Discrete Mathematics also publishes a limited number of book announcements, as well as proceedings of conferences.
gort.ucsd.edu /newjour/d/msg02431.html   (146 words)

  
 OUP: UK General Catalogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aimed at undergraduates and early graduate students in mathematics and computer science, it is written with the goal of stimulating interest in mathematics and encourages an active, problem-solving approach to the material.
It is more narrowly focused than many discrete mathematics textbooks and treats selected topics in unusual depth and from several points of view.
Specialists in various parts of science (with a basic mathematical education) wishing to apply discrete mathematics in their field will find the book a useful source, and even experts in combinatorics may occasionally learn from pointers to research literature or from the presentation of recent results.
www4.oup.co.uk /isbn/0-19-850208-7   (522 words)

  
 Discrete Mathematics
Several questions arise in considering discrete mathematics in the mathematics curriculum.
If discrete mathematics covered in precalculus, then well prepared CS students might have to take precalculus for the discrete mathematics -- even though they are ready for a more rigorous course
Grinnell's current curriculum moves discrete mathematics to the second semester of the sophomore year, with a calculus/linear algebra prerequisite.
www.math.grin.edu /~walker/curriculum/discrete-math-iowa.html   (1455 words)

  
 Category:Discrete mathematics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discrete mathematics, sometimes called finite mathematics, is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete, in the sense of not supporting or requiring the notion of continuity.
Most, if not all, of the objects studied in finite mathematics are countable sets, such as the integers.
There are 2 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Discrete_mathematics   (105 words)

  
 Centre for Discrete Maths and Theoretical Computer Science
The Fourth International Conference on Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, DMTCS'03 -- jointly organized by CDMTCS and Université de Bourgogne -- will be held in Dijon, France on July 7-12, 2003.
The Third International Conference on Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, DMTCS'01 was held in Constanta, Romania on July 2-6, 2001 (organized by CDMTCS and Ovidius University).
The Workshop on Multiset Processing (Mathematical, Computer Science, Molecular Computing approaches) WMP2000 organized by the Romanian Academy, the Politechnical University of Madrid and CDMTCS, was held in Curtea de Arges, Romania, on 21-25 August, 2000.
www.cs.auckland.ac.nz /CDMTCS/index.html   (527 words)

  
 Teaching Discrete Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Any instructor of computer science or mathematics is invited to test any of our projects in the classroom for courses in discrete mathematics, algorithm design, or logic.
Such abilities are vital not only for mathematics and the sciences, but especially today for software engineers, who must translate a verbal request into precise code changes, and then realize what effect these changes will have on the global structure of a large program or a body of interacting programs.
A dynamical vision of the evolution of mathematics: the motivation and driving forces at the roots of the ideas and methods of the subject; the primordial creativity around each particular subject, its genesis and its progress,.
emmy.nmsu.edu /hist_projects   (3214 words)

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