Fundamentals of Computer Science I (CS151.02 2007S)

Class 02: An Introduction to CSC151

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Held: Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Summary: Today we begin to consider the structure and content of the course. We also prepare ourselves to use the MathLAN workstations.

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Reflections on the PB and J Problem

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The Parts of an Algorithm

Variables: Named Values

Parameters: Named Inputs

Conditionals: Handling Different Situations


Subroutines: Named Helper Algorithms

About This Class

Lab: Getting Started in the MathLAN

Administrative Issues

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