This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Welcome to …. CSE 1520
Computer Use: Fundamentals
How I learned to stop worrying and
love the computer CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals Instructor John Hofbauer
Office hours see course website
Course website www.cse.yorku.ca/course/1520 CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals Evaluation • 9 Labs (2% each = 18%)
– weekly, paper printouts in dropbox • Tests (first, 15%; second, 20%)
– in class, approx. 45 minutes long • Final Exam (47%)
– All multiple choice: 100 M/C
questions with answers placed on
– Content: all readings in Topics CSE 1520 -- Computer Use: Fundamentals How to do well in this course
• do all the labs! • read the book and study the
• attend lectures
• seek help if confused;
• write both tests Video:
The Machine that Changed the world
changed_the_world A Short and Condensed History
Ancient History: up to 1930 Origins of Digital Computers Early Calculating Machines Pascaline Jacquard Loom (1804) Charles Babbage (1791–1871) Babbage’s Difference Engine World’s First Programmer Legacy of Babbage 1880-1901 The Birth of the Modern
Mechanical ..\x100TriumphatorCNser113763.jpg Hollerith Tabulator Early Pocket Calculators ...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course CSE 1520 taught by Professor Kemeny during the Winter '08 term at York University.
- Winter '08