Discrete Structures

Comp 163-002, Spring 2020

MWF, 12:35-1:25, in Mundelein 620

Online Texts:

There will be a midterm and a final exam. The midterm is Friday, March XX. The final is Monday, April 29, at 1:00 pm. Study guides for each will be available on Sakai.

There will be regular programming assignments and labs. The programming will be worth about 30-35% of your grade, with the midterm and final making up 65-70%. The final will be worth a little more than the midterm. 

Textbooks: we will be using the following open textbooks:

Comp 163 is about the mathematical foundations of computer science:



Weekly Notes


Week 1: Jan 13 Week 2: Jan 22
Week 3: Jan 27 Week 4: Feb 3
Week 5: Feb 10 Week 6: Feb 17
Week 7: Feb 24 spring break
Week 8: Mar 9 Week 9: Mar 16
Week 10: Mar 23 Week 11: Mar 30
Week 12: Aor 6 Week 13: Apr 13
Week 14: Apr 20 Final exam:

Topic notes



My general course groundrules are here.