Course: Theoretical informatics I

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Course title Theoretical informatics I
Course code KIN/7T2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dobiáš Václav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Beránek Ladislav, doc. Ing. CSc.
Course content
1. Hypergraphs 2. Relations 3. Relational objects, display 4. Coloring and copying 5. Transformation in systems 6. Basic concepts of graph theory 7. Eulerian trail, Hamiltonian paths and circles 8. Travel in the graph 9. Application of travel tasks 10. Trees, spanning trees 11. The problem of the shortest path 12. Flows in the graph

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Individual tutoring, Group work
  • Class attendance - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 18 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 80 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is aimed at acquainting students with selected concepts, methods and models of discrete mathematics with a focus on the basics of graph theory, including examples of applications. Within the exercises, the topics are thoroughly practiced.
Students will master the basic methods and procedures of discrete mathematics, especially with a focus on graph theory. They will use this knowledge in other subjects.
Basic knowledge of mathematics in the scope of the introductory course at PF.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam, Interim evaluation

Active participation in seminars (100%). Passing each of the two credit tests to a minimum of 55%. Written work for the exam at least 55%.
Recommended literature
  • DEO, Narsingh. Graph theory with applications to engineering & computer science. Dover edition. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 2016.
  • LEWIS, Harry. Essential discrete mathematics for computer science. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2019. ISBN 978-0691179292.
  • MATOUŠEK, J., NEŠETŘIL, J. Kapitoly z diskrétní matematiky. V Praze: Karolinum, 2009.
  • Nýdl, V. Diskrétní matematika v příkladech, díl I.. České Budějovice: PF, 2006.
  • Nýdl, V. Diskrétní matematika v příkladech, díl II.. České Budějovice: PF, 2007.

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