Why Mathematics in CS?

Why Mathematics in CS?

November 18, 2014
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This story is about a young freshman in Computer Sciences who really hated Mathematics.
He was told by a senior that he only needed to survive the first two years, then, he would never have to deal with Mathematics again and could focus on programming…
Fast forward 3 years later, the once freshman is now a graduate but when asked about his greatest regret he replied:

 

My greatest regret…Is that I never knew Why Mathematics in CS!
I thought Mathematics wasn’t important in CS.. I have never been so wrong in all my life!

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Some of you don’t know the importance of Mathematics, how it’s related to Computer Science or if we do really need it ?
The truth is, if you look around, you will find that everything around us is in fact applied Mathematics, like for example:
Video games, Image Processing, Movies, Algorithms and many other applications…
I bet you want to know how are those things even related to Mathematics?
Find out the answer on Wednesday (10/12) @ 5:00 PM in Fahmy Tolba hall, where you will finally know…

 

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