
COS 340 
Description. The course will cover a variety of mathematical tools and techniques most useful in thinking about algorithms and computation.
Topics. Following is a tentative list of topics to be covered:
Lectures.
Monday and Wednesday 3:00pm–4:20pm in CS 104.
Precepts. A preceptor will work through problems that are similar in spirit to those on the problem sets. Every friday evening we will post precept problems on Blackboard.
Time  Place  Preceptor 

Thursday 10:00am–10:50am  CS 102  Shiva Kintali 
Thursday 10:00am–10:50am  Friend 110  Rafael Mendes de Oliveira 
Thursday 7:30pm–8:20pm  Friend 109  Shiva Kintali 
Friday 10:00am–10:50am  CS 102  Siu Man Chan 
Office hours. You are welcome to attend the office hours of any staff member.
PERSON  OFFICE  HOURS 

Moses Charikar  CS 305  Tue 3:00pm–4:00pm 
Shiva Kintali  CS 312  Thu 5:30pm–7:30pm 
Rafael Mendes de Oliveira  Common space of the 4th floor of the CS building  Thu 11:00am–12:00pm 
Siu Man Chan  Common space of the 4th floor of the CS building  Wed 2:00am–3:00pm 