IA062 Randomized Algoritms and Computations

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2006
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Alternate Types of Completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc. (lecturer)
Supervisor
prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc.
Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Jozef Gruska, DrSc.
Timetable
Wed 10:00–11:50 B410
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! I062 Randomized Algorithms
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim: randomized algorithms and methods are becoming one of the key tools for an effective solution of a variety of problems in informatics and its aplications practically in all theoretical and aplication areas.
Syllabus
  • Randomized algorithms and methods.
  • Examples of randomized algorithms.
  • Methods of game theory.
  • Main types of randomized algorithms.
  • Randomized complexity classes.
  • Chernoff's bounds.
  • Moments and deviations.
  • Probabilistic methods.
  • Markov chains and random walks.
  • Algebraic methods.
  • Aplications:
  • Linear programming.
  • Parallel and distributed algoritms.
  • Randomization in cryptography.
  • Randomized methods in theory of numbers.
Literature
  • GRUSKA, Jozef. Foundations of computing. London: International Thompson Computer Press, 1997. xv, 716 s. ISBN 1-85032-243-0. info
  • MOTWANI, Rajeev and Prabhakar RAGHAVAN. Randomized algorithms. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xiv, 476. ISBN 0521474655. info
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2006, recent)
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