PřF:MUC34 Algebra applications seminar - Course Information
MUC34 Algebra applications seminarFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, DSc. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. RNDr. Radan Kučera, DSc.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science
Supplier department: Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- MUC34/01: Thu 16:00–17:50 M6,01011, R. Kučera
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is offered to students of any study field.
- Course objectives
- The aim of this seminar is to support future teachers of mathematics by giving them some concrete algebraic examples to explain the usefulness of mathematics to their pupils/students.
- Learning outcomes
- After this subject a student will be able to explain some practical algebraic applications to his pupils/students.
- Encryption: RSA
- Coding: self-correcting codes
- Compass and ruler construction: impossibility of squaring of a circle, trisection of an angle, doubling of a cube
- Linear models
- Iteration processes: Perron and Frobenius theory for primitive matrices
- Graph theory: there are only 5 convex regular polyhedra (the Platon ones)
- Combinatorics: Burnside's lemma
- Infomation concerning the book series "Škola mladých matematiků"
- PANÁK, Martin, Jan SLOVÁK and Michal BULANT. Matematika drsně a svižně (Brisk quide to mathematics). 2013. ISBN 978-80-210-6307-5. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.O210-6380-2013. Základní učebnice matematiky pro vysokoškolské studium. Na MU využívána zejména jako podpora výuky matematiky na Fakultě informatiky. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures followed by discussions.
- Assessment methods
- Semester paper explaining to a reader on the level of a secondary school student a chosen example of a practical algebraic application.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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