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Module Detailed Information for [FMS1207M]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 17 Jan 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
FMS1207M IVLE
Module Title : FS: Mathematics and Computer Science
Module Description : Mathematics plays an important role in computing: Boolean algebra and basic arithmetic is used for building the basic elements of computers, mathematical logic is used to describe the theoretical foundations of computer science, linear algebra and geometry are used when modelling of physical environments and virtual realities for animated movies and video games; game theory is employed when programming strategic games like chess and go on computers. The seminar gives an overview of the role of mathematics in computer science and the history of the two disciplines.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Students who have read a Freshman Seminar before will be precluded from reading a second Freshman Seminar. Students staying in Residential Colleges in UTown who will be reading or have read the Junior Seminars will be precluded from reading Freshman Seminar in the Faculty.
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
SL1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001800S16-03ALR,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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