Term: Fall 2016 Times: 19:30-21:17 Room: 388 MSC Description of the course The course lays the fundamentals for students who want to study cryptography, coding theory, and digital communications. Furthermore, teachers of middle school or high school who want to understand the geometric constructions, solutions of polynomials should definitely take this course. The course studies the theory of fields and its applications. Textbooks:
Grading
The grade will be computed as follows: Grade= (T-35)/15, where T is your total score. Prerequisites:
Internships
Software The course will use Python and SageMath for projects and homework. No prior knowledge of Python or Sagemath is needed. I will introduce them in class and we will do all the homework and projects on SageMath online. Students will not have to buy any software. Everything will be provided for free. Click here to start playing with Sagemath |