Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

COMP 281 - NUMBER HISTORY/GAMES OF CHANCE

Long Title: HISTORY OF NUMBERS AND GAMES OF CHANCE
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Starting with the colorful history of numbers, we discover their use to characterize chance or luck through probability; students will participate in one major project and submit a report-application areas include physics, computer science, sports, finance, etc. The course is accessible to sophomores and juniors in science, engineering or business. Cross-list: ELEC 281, STAT 281.