This is a special topics course which introduces students to the key concepts and techniques of:
First order logic
Axiomatisation of set theory
Godel's Incompleteness Theorem.
Note: This is an HPC. It emphasises mathematical rigour and proof.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Explain the fundamental concepts from the foundations of mathematics and its role in modern mathematics and applied contexts.
2. Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of logical and set theoretical techniques.
3. Demonstrate capacity for mathematical reasoning through analyzing, proving and explaining concepts from the foundations of mathematics.
Assessment will be based on:
- Assignments (100%; LO 1-3)
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Offered in 2013 subject to staff availability and student demand.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
- Domestic fee paying students
- International fee paying students
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5068||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|