Information sheet ECTS Syllabus
Course syllabus B1-DFMA - History and philosophy of mathematics (FCE - WS 2019/2020)
|University:||Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Civil Engineering|
|Course unit code:||B1-DFMA|
|Course unit title:||History and philosophy of mathematics|
|Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:|
|Recommended semester/trimester:||Mathematical and Computational Modeling - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 5. semester|
|Level of study:||1.|
|Prerequisites for registration:||none|
|presentation during exercises, defense of seminar work|
|Learning outcomes of the course unit:|
|The subject brings a wide overview of the history and philosophy of mathematics and informatics, of the main stages in their development, and of the most influencial personalities in these areas.|
|- The mathematic in deep history and in ancient Greece, from Pythagoras to Euclid.
- the european middle age and renaissance in mathematics.
- number systems, real numbers, complex numbers, quaternions.
- limits and infinitely small quantities; Newton, Leibniz; infinity in mathematics.
- history and basics of coding.
- development of the set theory and of logic.
- mathematics and the other domains (sciences, informatics, arts).
|Recommended or required reading:|
|Language of instruction:||slovak or english|
|the subject shows the development and interconnection of single mathematical areas, it gives to students a more complex look on the structure and the relationship of mathematics with different scientific areas|
|Assessed students in total: 25|
|Name of lecturer(s):||prof. RNDr. Radko Mesiar, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english |
RNDr. Ľubica Staneková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
|Last modification:||28. 2. 2019|
|Supervisor:||prof. RNDr. Radko Mesiar, DrSc. and programme supervisor|
Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.