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Introduction to Computer Science and Programming - Lecture 1

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Lecture 1 - Introduction

Goals of the course; what is computation; introduction to data types, operators, and variables

Prof. Eric Grimson, Prof. John Guttag
6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, Fall 2008
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
http://ocw.mit.edu
Date accessed: 2009-09-14
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Lecture Material

Supplementary lecture material is listed below.

1. Introduction: Chapter 1 of How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
2. Variables and statements: Chapter 2 of How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
3. Strings: Variables and strings section of Python Programming
4. Python variables are names: Other languages have "variables", from Code Like A Pythonista: Idiomatic Python
5. For PS0: Input/output section of Python Programming
6. Conditionals: Chapter 4 of How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
7. Conditional statements section of Python Programming
8. Iteration: Loops section of Python Programming
9. Tuples: Tuples section from Dive Into Python
10. Tuples and sequences section of the Python Tutorial
11. More on traversing and slicing strings: Chapter 7 of How to Think Like a Computer Scientist



 

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