Study programme 2021-2022Français
Simulation
Programme component of Master's in Computer Science à la Faculty of Science

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
Teacher(s)
US-M1-SCINFO-083-MOptional UEBUYS AlainS802 - Réseaux et Télécommunications
  • BUYS Alain

Language
of instruction
Language
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français150150033.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-INFO-018Simulations1501500Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Have acquired highly specialised and integrated knowledge and broad skills in the various disciplines of computer science, which come after those within the Bachelor's in computer science.
  • Master communication techniques.
    • Communicate, both orally and in writing, their findings, original proposals, knowledge and underlying principles, in a clear, structured and justified manner.
    • Adapt their communication to a variety of audiences.
  • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy.
    • Aquire new knowledge independently.
    • Pursue further training and develop new skills independently.

Learning Outcomes of UE

Understand principles of random number generators.
Use random numbers in simulations.  

Content of UE

Generation of random numbers according to a uniform distribution.
Testing generated sequences.
Generation of random numbers according to a non uniform distribution.  

Prior Experience

Mathematics (knowledge that can be acquired for example by  "Mathematics for computer science" (US-B1-SCINFO-003-M, US-B1-SCINFO-004-M))
Programming and algorithms (see for example US-B1-SCINFO-007-M, US-B1-SCINFO-008-M)
Mathematical Analysis (Calculus I, Calculus II)
Probability

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral Examination

Method of calculating the overall mark for the Q2 UE assessment

Oral examination with lecture notes available : 33%
Project : 67% (33% for the written report, 33% for the oral presentation)      
Both parts must be passed successfully, otherwise the lowest grade is the overall grade. 

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Oral examination with lecture notes available : 33%
Project : 67% (33% for the written report, 33% for the oral presentation)      
Both parts must be passed successfully, otherwise the lowest grade is the overall grade. 
(The examination can take place in English for foreign students, if requested)
According to the Studies Rules and Regulations (Art. 37: "Tout étudiant est tenu de suivre régulièrement les activités d'apprentissage du programme auquel il s'est inscrit, sauf s'il en est dispensé"), regular class attendance (at least 60%) is a condition for being admitted to the exam.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination

Method of calculating the overall mark for the Q3 UE assessment

Oral examination with lecture notes available : 33%
Project : 67% (33% for the written report, 33% for the oral presentation)      
Both parts must be passed successfully, otherwise the lowest grade is the overall grade. 

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Oral examination with lecture notes available : 33%
Project : 67% (33% for the written report, 33% for the oral presentation)      
Both parts must be passed successfully, otherwise the lowest grade is the overall grade. 
(The examination can take place in English for foreign students, if requested)
According to the Studies Rules and Regulations (Art. 37: "Tout étudiant est tenu de suivre régulièrement les activités d'apprentissage du programme auquel il s'est inscrit, sauf s'il en est dispensé"), regular class attendance (at least 60%) is a condition for being admitted to the exam.

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
S-INFO-018
  • Cours magistraux
  • Exercices dirigés
  • Préparations, travaux, recherches d'information

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
S-INFO-018
  • Face to face

Required Reading

AA
S-INFO-018

Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-018Handouts

Recommended Reading

AA
S-INFO-018

Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-INFO-018Activities on the E-learning platform

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-INFO-018Donald E. Knuth "The Art of Computer programming'' (Addison Wesley), Vol. 2.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
S-INFO-018Unauthorized
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 17/09/2021
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