Course Information

Math 2F40 MICA III Fall 2002

**Instructor:** Prof. Henryk Fukś (MCJ407)

**Lectures:** W F 12.00-13.00, WH204

**Lab/Tutorial:** Th 14:00-16:00 TBA

**Objectives: **The course will cover mathematical models of various types, including:

- Discrete dynamical systems
- Discrete stochastic models
- Markov chains
- Empirical models
- Models based on differential equations
- Queuing models

You will learn how to analyze these models and create computer programs to simulate them.

**Course web pages: **http://spartan.brocku.ca/~hfuks/math2f40.html

**Marking scheme:**

- Five assignments, worth 6% each. 30%
- Two projects, worth 15% each 30%
- Progress examination (December 2002) 20%
- Final examination 20%

Note: you must obtain at least 30% on the final examination in order to pass the course.

Assignments and projects will include computer algebra and/or computer programming component.

Late assignments will not be accepted.

Due dates:

Assignment #1 October 4, 2002

Assignment #2 November 1, 2002

Assignment #3 November 22, 2002

Project #1 December 21, 2002

Assignment #4 February 7, 2003

Assignment #5 March 7, 2003

Project #2 April 11, 2003