Mathematics for computer science
2009-2010 - REA1101 - 10 ECTS


2MX or REA 3022 Matematikk R1 or equivalent course.

Expected learning outcomes

The student shall aquire understanding and ability to apply knowledge in some basic subjects in mathematics, relevant to information science.


Polynomial functions, rational functions, logarithms and exponentials.
Limits, continuity, differentiation, integration.
Vectors in dimension 2 and 3, components, scalar product, vector product.
Set theory: Basics, relations, relation algebra
Linear algebra: Matrices and linear transformations.
Graphs, trees and transport networks.

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Portfolio Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Portfolio Assessment (counts 50 %)

Written Exam, 4 hours (counts 50 %)

Each part must be individually approved of. Portfolio assessment is based on results of the exercises.

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Teaching Materials

Oldervoll, T.,Orskaug, O. og Vaaje, A.(2203) Sinus matematikk forkus. Cappelen ISBN 82-02-21920-5
Engenes, H.(2005). Grafer, trær og nettverk. Kompendium
Sivertsen, Bert: Determinanter og matriser, Universitetsforlaget ISBN 82-00-26908-6