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This is an archived syllabus from 2013-2014

COMP21111 Logic and Modelling syllabus 2013-2014

COMP21111 Logic and Modelling

Level 2
Credits: 10
Enrolled students: 100

Course leader: Andrei Voronkov

Additional staff: view all staff

Assessment methods

  • 80% Written exam
  • 20% Coursework
Sem 1 Lecture 1.1 Fri 15:00 - 15:00 -
Sem 1 Lecture 1.1 Thu 16:00 - 16:00 -
Sem 1 w3+ Examples LF15 Wed 10:00 - 10:00 J
Sem 1 w3+ Examples LF15 Mon 16:00 - 16:00 K
Themes to which this unit belongs
  • Rigorous Development


This is a unique course developed at the University of Manchester. It explains how implementations of logic can be used to solve a number a number of problems, such as solving hardest Sudoku puzzles in no time, analysing two-player games, or finding serious errors in computer systems


This course intends to build an understanding of fundamentals of (mathematical) logic as well as some of the applications of logic in modern computer science, including hardware verification, finite domain constraint satisfaction and verification of concurrent systems.


Available on the course Web page.

Teaching methods


22 in total, 2 per week, including some feedback sessions on exercises

Feedback methods

My Website of this course will contain a lot of material, including solutions to exercises

Study hours

  • Assessment written exam (2 hours)
  • Lectures (24 hours)
  • Practical classes & workshops (9 hours)

Employability skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Innovation/creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Research

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, a student will be able to:

Learning outcomes are detailed on the COMP21111 course unit syllabus page on the School of Computer Science's website for current students.

Reading list

No reading list found for COMP21111.

Additional notes

Course unit materials

Links to course unit teaching materials can be found on the School of Computer Science website for current students.

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