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CMPUT101: Purpose of the Course. Introduction to the field of computer science . No previous knowledge of computer science is assumed. Intended to give a: solid foundation for people going into computer science. thorough overview of the field to people outside the discipline.

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cmput101 purpose of the course
CMPUT101: Purpose of the Course
  • Introduction to the field of computer science.
  • No previous knowledge of computer science is assumed.
  • Intended to give a:
    • solid foundation for people going into computer science.
    • thorough overview of the field to people outside the discipline.
  • What is computer science?

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contact information
Contact Information
  • Instructor:

Name: I. E. Leonard

Web: http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~isaac

Office: Athabasca 323, CAB 679

Email: [email protected]

Office hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00-10:00

CAB 679

(or by appointment)

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organization of the course
Organization of the course
  • Lectures: Cover material in textbook.
  • Laboratory work (labs): On-hand experience.
  • Evaluation (grade is based on):
    • A final exam and two in-class quizzes.
    • Ten lab-assignments.
    • One lab exam.
  • WWW-pages (useful info and important announcements):
    • http://www-csfy.cs.ualberta.ca/~c101
    • http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~isaac/cmput101/f03

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lectures
Lectures
  • Lectures Mon, Wed, Fri : 8:00 – 8:50 (CAB 265)
  • Textbook: Schneider & Gersting: An Invitation to Computer Science” (2nd ed.) C++ version.

Ch. 1: Intro to Computer Science

Ch. 2: Algorithm Discovery and Design

Ch. 3: The Efficiency of Algorithms

Ch. 4: The Building Blocks: …

Ch. 5: Computer Systems Organization

Ch. 6: The Virtual Machine

Ch. 7: High-Level language programming(C++)

Ch.12: Computer Networks

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Labs
  • Labs :

You have to attend!

    • Start Monday September 8th.
    • Bring CNS id with you in first lab.
    • Lab assignments are due in the lab.
    • Install lab-software and start on exercises at home.
  • Lab books:
    • Lab manual for Schneider & Gersting’s book.
    • K. Lambert and T. Whaley.

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late missed work policy
Late / Missed Work Policy
  • Late lab:
    • Not accepted after lab session is over.
  • Missed labs or in-class quiz:
    • Contact instructor within 48 hours.
    • Excused absence may be possible: see course outline.
    • Weight transferred to quiz or final exam.
  • Missed final:
    • Deferred exam: Jan 12, 9:00, 328 Athabasca Hall

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