# MA0301 Elementary discrete mathematics – Spring 2020

Welcome to the course **elementary discrete mathematics**. It addresses primarily students in computer science. The central aim is to present an introduction to the basic mathematical foundations of computer science.

## Messages

- Solutions to Exam Cont.

- Note: the cont. exam is scheduled for
*August 13, 09:00-13:00*(click for more information). The exam will be online (INSPERA).

- Solutions to home exam Spring 2020

- Solutions of Set 12 are now online.

- Solutions of Set 10 and Set 11 are now online.

- Today (23-04), Adrian will present several problems with detailed solutions (BB, 10:15-12:00).

- Tomorrow (Monday, 20-04), we'll meet at 8:15. I'll close the chapter on Finite State Machines/Automata. On Thursday morning (23-04, 10:15-12:00), Adrian will present a collection of problems with detailed solutions - Adrian's special lecture closes the course MA0301, Spring 2020.

- The next online lecture is on Thursday, 16-04 (10:15-12:00).

- Set 12 is online. Deadline submission is April 24, 18:00.

- Set 11 is online. Set 12 will also appear this week.

- The next online lecture is on Monday, 02-04 (10:15-12:00). Homework sets 11 and 12 will be made available this week. The final lecture will be on Thursday, 23-04 (10:15-12:00).

- The next online lecture is on Monday, 30-03 (08:15-10:00).

- Solutions of Set 7 and Set 8 are now online.

~~The next online lecture is on Thursday, 26-03 (10:15-12:00)~~. Due to technical problems this lecture will postponed to**23-04 (10:15-12:00)**.

- The next online lecture is on Monday, 23-03 (08:15-10:00).

- The next online lecture is on Thursday, 19-03 (10:15-12:00).

- Set 10 is online. Note the change in the deadline submission.

- Tomorrow, 16-03 (8:15-10:00), I'll be using the course room on Blackboard to deliver a MA0301 lecture.

- Solutions to SET 9 must be submitted exclusively via ovsys (deadline March 17, 10:30am).

- NTNU cancels all lessons and exercise classes on campus (please check INNSIDA). Further information regarding the continuation of the course will be provided in due time.

- Set 9 is online.

- Set 8 is online.

- The deadline for submitting solutions of Set 12 (online) is scheduled for Friday, April 24, 4:00pm.

- The last lecture is scheduled for Monday, April 20. The last exercises classes are scheduled for April 22-24.

- Set 7 is online.

- Set 6 is online.

- Set 5 is online.

- Set 4 is online.

- Solutions Set 1 is online.

**Please note that it is required that solutions to the homework sets are submitted online via ovsys.**If you want feedback/comments, you should, in addition, hand them in at Matteland: box number 0613.

- Note: the lecture on Thursday,
**February 6**(10:15-12:00) will take place in lecture hall**S8, SBII**.

- Lecture on
**Monday 27/01**will be given by Adrian.

- Set 3 is online.

**Note**: You can deliver the exercises (before 10:30am on the indicated day) on the 3º floor of the central building, in an area called Matteland. The box number is 0613. If you want feedback on each exercise, write "want comments"/"ønsker retting", otherwise your TA will only write "godkjent"/"ikke godkjent".

- Set 2 is online.

- Set 1 is online.

- Exercises are to be handed in and will be graded (godkjent / ikke godkjent). If you want feedback on each exercise, write "want comments"/"ønsker retting", otherwise your TA will only write "godkjent"/"ikke godkjent". The exercise sets are mandatory;
**you need to pass eight (8) out of a total of twelve (12) sets in order to take the exam**. Of those 8 solution sets,**4 must be with respect to the exercise sets 1-6 and 4 must be with respect to the exercise sets 7-12**. Note that to get an exercise set approved**you are required to have solved correctly at least 70%**(providing detailed arguments/computations) and**made serious and substantial attempts at solving at least 90%**of a given exercise set. Also, you are asked to pay attention to the quality of presentation, in particular, the correctness of mathematical notation and formalism.

- 07-01-2020: Exercise groups
- Wed., 8:15-10:00, room B1
- Wed., 10:15-12:00, Galleri 4
- Wed., 12:15-14:00, room B2 (in room F3 from Jan. 29 onwards)
- Thu., 8:15-10:00, room K28
- Fri., 8:15-10:00, room K28

- 16-12-2019: The webpage is under construction. The course starts on Monday, January 6, 08:15, R5.

- Note: I plan to follow roughly the Spring 2016 lecture by I. Smit. More details will be given in the first lecture.