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ICT 101 Discrete Mathematics for IT
Assessment # 4 – Individual Assignment
Trimester 1, 2021
Overview of Assignment
This assignment will test the students’ skill on writing literature review of a topic you have learnt in the
Discrete Mathematics (ICT101) course in the week 1 to 6. Student need to read at least 3 articles or
books on this topic especially with application to Information Technology and give detail review of those.
Student will also identify one particular application of information Technology related to the topic in which
he/she is interested and write a complete account of that interest.
Task Description: Written Report
Student will be exploring one Mathematical Topic and its uses in Information Technology. Students are to
write a report on their findings.
Student can choose one from the following Topic. However, after deciding on the topic to work on, student
must meet his/her respective tutor to know which topic was chosen and to get some guidance.
The topics you can choose from are:
• Arithmetic operations in Binary Number System
• Logical Equivalence
• Proof technique
• Inverse function
• Linear Recurrences
• BCD Arithmetic
The written report must have the following sections:
1. Introduction
2. Proper reference of at least three articles or books
3. Write detail review of those articles or books related to the topic student chooses
4. Identify one particular application in Information Technology in which student is interested.
Write a complete account of that interest
5. Conclusion
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Submission Requirement
Deadline to submit written report: Week 8 Sunday (02nd May 2021), 11.59pm via Moodle.
The report must be:
1. Word or pdf document (3 to 4 pages long)
2. Size: A4
3. Use Assignment Cover Page (download from Moodle) with your details and signature
4. Single space
5. Font: Calibri, 11pt
Deduction, Late Submission and Extension
Late submission penalty: – 5% of the total available marks per calendar day unless an extension is
approved. For extension application procedure, please refer to Section 3.3 of the Subject Outline.
Plagiarism
Please read Section 3.4 Plagiarism and Referencing, from the Subject Outline. Below is part of the
statement:
“Students plagiarising run the risk of severe penalties ranging from a reduction through to 0 marks for a first
offence for a single assessment task, to exclusion from KOI in the most serious repeat cases.
Exclusion has serious visa implications.”
“Authorship is also an issue under Plagiarism – KOI expects students to submit their own original work in
both assessment and exams, or the original work of their group in the case of a group project. All students
agree to a statement of authorship when submitting assessments online via Moodle, stating that the work
submitted is their own original work. The following are examples of academic misconduct and can attract
severe penalties:
• Handing in work created by someone else (without acknowledgement), whether copied from
another student, written by someone else, or from any published or electronic source, is fraud, and
falls under the general Plagiarism guidelines.
• Students who willingly allow another student to copy their work in any assessment may be
considered to assisting in copying/cheating, and similar penalties may be applied. ”
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Marking Criteria
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Criteria | Fail | Pass | Credit | Distinction | High Distinction |

0-49% | 50-64% | 65-74% | 75-84% | 85-100% | |

Understanding of the Topic 4 marks |
Inaccurate mathematical description of the Topic |
Basic mathematical description of the Topic |
Accurate mathematical description of the Topic |
Accurate mathematical description of the Topic and some connections with Information Technology |
Polished mathematical description of the Topic and references to Information Technology |

Evidence of depth of research with reference 4 marks |
Little or no relevant reading and references |
Some relevant reading and references |
Some relevant reading and references with explanations of connections to the Topic |
Relevant reading and references and clear connections illuminating the Topic |
Relevant reading and references and polished connections illuminating the Topic |

Identifying an application of Information Technology relevant to the topic 4 marks |
Little or no connection between the topic and the application |
Basic connection between the topic and the application |
Accurate application of the topic to the information technology |
Accurate and comprehensive application of the topic to the information technology |
Detail and complete account of application of the topic to the information technology |

Conclusions 2 mark |
Little or no explanation of why this assignment is important for the degree program |
Basic explanation of why this assignment is important for the degree program |
Explanation of why this assignment is important for the degree program is given some justification |
Explanation of why this assignment is important for the degree program with good analysis and justification |
Polished analysis and justification of why this assignment is important for the degree program and give its significance |

Documentation 1 marks |
Poorly organised report with unclear structure |
Well organised report but with some errors |
Clearly organised report with few errors |
Clearly organised report and good use of tables and graphs |
Polished report and creative use of tables and graphs |