FOS CS Home - Fall 2011

Professor: Sana Odeh
Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Science
New York University, New York

Affiliated Faculty,  NYU Abu Dhabi

Email: Odeh (AT) courant (DOT) nyu (DOT) edu

NYU Abu Dhabi:
Office: 106 South Tower, NYU Abu Dhabi Downtown Center.
NYU New York: Office: 251 Mercer Street, Room 321 :: New York City, 10012

Whenever you have a question about the course material, please feel free to see me during my office hours or write me an email message. If at any time you feel that you are falling behind or are overwhelmed by the material, let me know: I will be very happy to help you.

FOS CS Lab Information:
Dates for these labs are October 27, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29:

FOS CS Lab Description:
Intended for students in Foundation of Science, this course will introduce students to the foundations of Computer Science. Students will learn how to design algorithms to solve simple problems and how to translate these algorithms into working computer programs using a high-level programming language. The course covers core concepts including: basic computation; data structure; control structure; iterative structures; file I/O and functions. 

FOS CS Lab goals

Required books:

1) Python for Software Design: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist by Allen B. Downey.

2) Practical Programming: Computer Science Using Python by Jennifer Campbell.

Assignments: Students will produce 2 assignments and one group project.

Plagiarism policy:

Student Conduct Policy: In an effort to make this class enjoyable for everyone, I would like you to be guided by the following policies:

Online Useful Resources:

Safari Online (Access ebooks online for free- ONLY FOR NYU students)



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