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


Class 07: The Building Blocks of Computer Programs

Back to Logical vs. Physical Formatting, Revisited. On to The Parts of an Algorithm.

Held Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Overview

Today, we move on to the study of algorithms. We begin by considering the various ways that programmers tell computers to do things. We then consider a sample ``real world'' algorithm: building a sandwich.

Question 7 for today's class: Unambiguously describe how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Question 8 for tomorrow's class: Describe unambiguously how to find the lowest grade in a list of grades.

Notes

Contents

Summary


Instructing Computers

Peanut Butter and Jelly


History

Saturday, 22 January 2000

Wednesday, 2 February 2000

Back to Logical vs. Physical Formatting, Revisited. On to The Parts of an Algorithm.


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