|Course Material||Autumn 2012|
|If you enjoyed this module, and would like to|
have similar challenges in the rest of your course,
I recommend the following:
The module has three main aims:
The module description, with the syllabus and learning outcomes, can be found here in the list of modules on the School's web page.
The course information sheet is here.
There are ten chapters, on the following topics:
Here is an index to the notes, which might help you to find your way around; and here are the study skills collected into a single document.
The timing for problem sheets has been changed, starting from Sheet 4. The dates on the sheet will be the week in which the material will be discussed in tutorials; you can hand it in any time between the end of the tutorial and the beginning of the following week's tutorial.
My response to the questionnaires is here.
A sample exam paper can be found here. Solutions to the sample exam will not be published, but the lecturer is happy to go through your attempts at this paper with you; please email for an appointment.
I have put the sample test and test papers here. I have also posted a list of statements made on test papers; you are asked to explain what is wrong with each, and to try to clear up the misunderstanding of the person who wrote it.
Here are some questions on sets, functions and relations and some questions on numbers that you might like to practise on.
There is no compulsory textbook for the module. The recommended books are:
I gave the LMS-Gresham lecture about the Mathematical Structures module on 14 May. Slides of the talk are available: screen version, printer version.
Some websites you might find useful:
Peter J. Cameron
17 January 2013