An Algorithmic and Social Introduction to Computer Science (CSC-105 2000S)


Class 01: Introduction to the Course

On to Lab: Getting Started in the MathLAN.

Held Monday, January 24, 2000

Overview

Today, we begin our consideration of computer science by considering the subject of computer science: What is it? What do computer scientists study? We also go over some administrative issues.

Question for today's class: What is computer science?

Question for the next class: What computing knowledge do you hope to get from this course?

Notes

Contents

Summary


Defining Computer Science

Algorithms

Intellectual Foundations

Social Issues

Administrative Issues


History

Saturday, 22 January 2000

Monday, 24 January 2000

On to Lab: Getting Started in the MathLAN.


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