Tutorial Grinnell College Fall, 2006
 
Computing: Limitations, Developments, and Ethical Issues
 

Laboratory Exercises

From time to time, the Tutorial will include work in the lab to highlight topics discussed in class.


Exercise Title and Description
Lab 1 Introduction
  • Capabilities of MathLAN
  • World Wide Web
  • Lab 2 Integer Representation
  • Integer storage
  • Size of integers
  • Consequences
  • Lab 3 Spreadsheets
  • Cell definitions
  • Computations
  • Graphics
  • Lab 4 Run-time Experiments: Searching
  • Linear search
  • Binary search
  • Polynomial times
  • Lab 5 Run-time Experiments: Sorting
  • Insertion sort
  • Quicksort
  • Permutation sort
  • Lab 6 Examples of Expert Systems
  • A simple version of Weisenbaum's ELIZA
  • Placing students in math and CS
  • Lab 7 Browser Information and Privacy
  • Browser-server communication
  • Dynamic Web pages
  • Privacy issues

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