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I am looking for standard math courses (Calculus 1, Calculus 2, Linear Algebra, etc.) that were developed specifically for computer scientists, and use computer-science examples for motivation. For example, the pagerank algorithm can be used to motivate eigenvectors and eigenvalues.

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    $\begingroup$ If this doesn't get good answers here, it might do better at Mathematics Educators. It can be moved over there if necessary (or wanted) so please don't cross-post, which is frowned on in most Stack Exchange sites. $\endgroup$ – David Richerby May 29 '14 at 19:21
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    $\begingroup$ What research have you done? Have you done a survey of the courses that are offered at major CS universities? For instance, take a look at 15-251 (Great Ideas in Theoretical Computer Science) at CMU, and CS 70 at UC Berkeley. Are you familiar with Concrete Mathematics (Graham, Knuth, Patashnik)? $\endgroup$ – D.W. May 29 '14 at 19:36
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The Matrix in Computer Science (Brown) http://cs.brown.edu/courses/cs053/current/lectures.htm

Coding the Matrix (Coursera) https://www.coursera.org/course/matrix

Both are by Philip Klein http://cs.brown.edu/~pnk/

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    $\begingroup$ We generally prefer answers to be more than just links, but rather to contain some explanation (e.g., what is good about those courses, how they fit the requirements, and why you are recommending them). $\endgroup$ – D.W. May 30 '14 at 16:19
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David Forsyth in my department (UIUC) developed a course and notes on probability for CS majors. It ties the teaching of probability/stats to applications coming from data analysis. Also has matlab programming etc. See link below.

http://luthuli.cs.uiuc.edu/~daf/courses/Probcourse/Probcourse-2013/498-home.html

Mehran Sahami has a course on probability for CS majors. See info at the link below.

http://www.stanford.edu/class/cs109/index.html

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