Course: A tour through computer science
Given by: Guy Kortsarz.
Office: 319 Business and Science Bldg.


Office hours: By appointment

Url: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~guyk/tour.html


Book of the course:

The course is based on slide notes to be
given at the first class.

The slide notes were prepare by the book
Computer Science illuminated,
By Dale and Lewis
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett

The lecture notes

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Missing slide : negative numbers, example 1
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Missing slide : negative numbers example 2
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Missing slide : Truth table
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Missing slide : Gates with more than 2 inputs
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Missing slide : Transistors
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Missing slide : How to make an Or
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Missing slide : Adders
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Missing slide : An add
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Subjects covered:

History of computers
Basic ingredients in a computer
Representing numbers in the computer
Representing negative numbers
Hoffman trees
Gates and truth tables
Boolean algebra
Constructing gates from transistors
Computing components
The cycle of computing
Algorithms: variables, input-output
Pseudo codes and a number of algorithmic examples

Credit:

1) There will be 4 exercises worth together 25%.
2) Midterm 25%
3) Exam: 50%

Exercises:


Exercise I:
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Exercise II:
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Exercise III:
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Exercise IV:
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Previous mid term:
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Previous Exam:
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Previous mid Term
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Previous exam
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Previous exam
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EXAM 2010
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