Fall 2007

Introduction to Computer Science I

Listed in: Computer Science, as COSC-11

Faculty

John E. Rager (Section 01)

Description

This course introduces ideas and techniques that are fundamental to computer science. The course emphasizes procedural abstraction, algorithmic methods, and structured design techniques. Students will gain a working knowledge of a block-structured programming language and will use the language to solve a variety of problems illustrating ideas in computer science. A selection of other elementary topics will be presented, for example: the historical development of computers, comparison and evaluation of programming languages, and artificial intelligence. A laboratory section will meet once a week to give students practice with programming constructs. Two class hours and one one-hour laboratory per week. First semester. Professor. Rager. Second semester. Professor Kaplan.

Submitted by John E. Rager

If you are a Five-College student and you are interested in CS11, please try to get an Amherst Account asap. Start here:

https://sysaccount.amherst.edu/sysaccount/CoursePetition.asp

The Main Webpage for the Class is Found at:

http://www.cs.amherst.edu/~jer/cs11/