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cs16wk01c - Computer Science 16 Computer Problem Solving...

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Computer Science 16 Computer Science 16 Problem Solving with Computers I Problem Solving with Computers I z Designed for CS pre-majors z Primary goal: prepare for CS 24, 32, … z Assumption: students can already program in some high-level language z So already familiar with fundamental concepts: – Data types, data storage (memory), variables, constants, assignment, arithmetic, array/list basics – Logical operations, selection and iteration structures – Modular programming (up to functions/methods)
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Course structure Course structure z Plan is to cover most of Etter text –Chap te r s 1-6 and part of 7 (through 7.4), plus TBA? z Introduction to problem solving and C (Chapter 1 ) : z C programs, data types, and operations ( 2 ) z Control structures and data files ( 3 ) z Modular programming with functions ( 4 ) z Arrays ( 5 ) z Pointers ( 6 ) z Structures ( 7.1-7.4 ) z More C topics as time permits Exam 1 about here Exam 2 about here
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Requirements Requirements z Labs, homework and projects – 30 percent z 2 midterm exams – 20 percent each – Wednesday, January 26 (unless announced otherwise) – Friday, February 18 (unless announced otherwise) z Final exam – 30 percent – Tuesday, March 15 , 9-10:30 am (not 8-11) z Students are responsible for monitoring changes to course web pages too z Questions?
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To Do To Do this week this week z Read text chapter 1, and start chapter 2 – In general, read ahead of the lectures z Do the first homework (LabHW0) before your Thursday lab z Go to your lab section on Thursday z Check out CSIL and the IC labs too z Try out some text programs Play to learn!
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course CMPSC 16 taught by Professor Costanzo during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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