18.310 Principles of Applied Mathematics

Fall 2004

Visualization of a mathematical algorithm.
Visualization of a mathematical algorithm. (Image courtesy of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture notes, plus problem sets, exams, and a term paper.

Course Description

Principles of Applied Mathematics is a study of illustrative topics in discrete applied mathematics including sorting algorithms, information theory, coding theory, secret codes, generating functions, linear programming, game theory. There is an emphasis on topics that have direct application in the real world.
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Prof. Daniel Kleitman

Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session



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