M7400 Problem solving seminar

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. RNDr. Martin Čadek, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Ilya Kossovskiy, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Martin Čadek, CSc.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science
Wed 14:00–15:50 MS1,01016
Excellent results in basic mathematical courses.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to improve participants' problem-solving skills required to succeed in international math competetitions (e.g. IMC). The knowledge obtained at the end of the course are complementary to those usually covered in main math courses.
  • Advanced problems solving in the fields of Algebra, Analysis (Real and Complex), Geometry and Combinatorics.
    recommended literature
  • DE SOUZA, Paulo Ney and Jorge-Nuno SILVA. Berkeley problems in mathematics. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, 2004. xiv, 591. ISBN 0387008926. info
Teaching methods
Simulated competition with the discussion of selected problems and/or topics.
Assessment methods
Assessment based on the overall results obtained in the competition.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět určen pouze pro studenty s výbornými znalostmi matematiky s ambicí reprezentovat MU na mezinárodních soutěžích.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, autumn 2017, spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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