

MAT1841Mathematics for Computer Science 1 (6 points)(SCI) Leader: TBA
Offered: Synopsis: Linear algebra: vectors and matrices, Matrix algebra with applications to flow problems and Markov chains; matrix inversion methods. Probability and combinatorics: elementary probability theory, random variables, probability distributions, expected value; counting arguments in combinatorics; statistics for Experimental Design. Mathematics for Computer Graphics: representing curves and surfaces, interpolating polynomials, splines. Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 70% + Assignments: 30% Contact Hours: Three 1hour lectures and one 1hour support class per week Prerequisites: VCE Mathematical Methods units 3 and 4 Prohibitions: GAS1601, GAS1613, GAS1614, GAS1631 or GAS1641, MAT1097 and MAT1055 
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