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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?

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


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)

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


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

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


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

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


Cmput101 purpose of the course

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.

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


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

(c) Yngvi Bjornsson


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