MA4524 - Elementary Number Theory and Applications

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mathematics
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course introduces basic concepts and knowledge in number theory, together with a wide variety of interesting applications of discrete mathematics. It also trains students to solve problems from algorithm design and analysis, coding theory, Turing machines, etc., and to apply techniques of number theory in cryptography.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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