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Math Curriculum for CS major

  1. Jul 18, 2010 #1
    As a CS major is it profitable to take more esoteric mathematics courses such as topology or abstract algebra? Or should I concentrate on more typical CS math such as discrete math, number theory, graph theory, etc.
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  3. Jul 19, 2010 #2
    If you plan on taking mathematical logic, then abstract algebra may prove useful.
  4. Jul 19, 2010 #3
    You will also find that abstract algebra is important if you ever want to have any hope of understanding the why behind most of cryptography.
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