CSCI N305 :: C Programming

Department of Computer and Information Science
Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

 

Section 20030, Distributed Education (DE)

Section 29545, Distributed Education, Columbus (DE)

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This calendar is subject to revision during the course of the semester.

 

Class Calendar for Fall 2009

Week

Topic

Preparation

(due on date assigned)

Projects

(listed on date to be started)

Homework

(listed on date to be started)

Wednesday, 08.26.2009

Syllabus

Important: Clickto play lectures

Watch: General Information
Watch: Orientation

Read: Setting up PuTTY and WinSCP

Read: Unix Primer

Read: Unix Basics
Read:
Emacs Tutorial
Read: Emacs Cheat Sheet
Read:
Emacs Ref Card
Read: Email FAQ

   
Monday, 08.31.2009

Introduction to Computers

Watch: Hardware (1a)

Read: Deitel Ch 1 (PPT)

Try: How to compile your first program under Microsoft Visual Studio, or

Try: How to compile your first program under Linux

 

 

Computer Science in the Real World

 

DUE: 12.11.2009

 

Introduction to Computers

Watch: Languages (1b)

Watch: The Machine That Changed the World
Read:
Virginia Tech TMTCTW
Read:
IEEE History of Computing

   
Monday, 09.07.2009

Introduction to C Programming

Watch: A First C Program (2a)
Watch: Mixing Data Types (2b)
Read: Deitel Ch 2 (PPT)
 

Homework 1: Chapters 1 and 2
 

DUE: 09.14.2009

  C Formatted Input/Output Watch: Basic I/O Printf (3a)
Watch: Basic I/O Scanf (3b)

Read: Deitel Ch 9 (PPT)

Project 1: Change Maker

Blackbelt Project 1

DUE: 09.21.2009

 
Monday, 09.14.2009 Variable Declarations, Data Types, Expressions Watch: Variables & Operators (4a)
Watch: Assignments (4b)

 

 
 

Structured Program Development and Program Control

Watch: Problem Solving using STAIR (5a)
Watch: Algorithms (5b)
Read: Deitel Ch 3 (
PPT)
Read: Deitel Ch 4 (PPT)

Project 2: Find-A-Bank

Blackbelt Project 2

DUE: 09.28.2009

Homework 2: Chapter 4 Program Control
 

DUE: 09.21.2009

Monday, 09.21.2009

Structured Program Development and Program Control

Watch: Standard C Statements (5c)    
  Structured Program Development and Program Control

Watch: Add'l C Statements (5d)

   
Monday, 09.28.2009

EXAM 1 (via oncourse)

 

 

 

 

Functions

Watch: Declarations (6a)
Watch: Examples (6b)
Read: Numerical Representations
Read: Deitel Ch 5 (PPT)

Project 3: Math Calculator

Blackbelt Project 3

DUE: 10.12.2009

Homework 3: Chapter 5 Functions
 

DUE: 10.05.2009

Monday, 10.05.2009 Functions

Watch: Scope, Parameter Passing, Storage Specifiers (6c)

Watch: Recursion (6d)

   
 

Information Representation: Number Systems: Positive

Watch: Integers (7)
Read: Deitel Appendix D.

 

Homework 4: Appendix D Number Systems
 

DUE: 10.12.2009

Monday, 10.12.2009

Information Representation: Number Systems

Watch: Negative Integers (8a)

Project 4: Function Lab

Blackbelt Project 4 

Resource: Sample character shapes (You are still free to make your own shapes.)

DUE: 10.26.2009

 
 

Information Representation

Watch: Floating Point (8b)    
Monday, 10.19.2009

Information Representation

Watch: Characters and Images (9)  

 

 

EXAM 2 (via oncourse)

 

 

 

Monday, 10.26.2009 Information Representation Watch: Machine Instructions (10a)
Watch: xComputer Demonstration (10b)

Project 5: xComputer

Blackbelt Project 5

DUE: 11.09.2009

Resource: xComputer Applet
xComputer OpCodes

 

 

Arrays

Watch: Declarations (11a)

Watch: Strings and Parameter Passing (11b)
Read: Deitel Ch 6 (PPT)

 

 

Monday, 11.02.2009 Arrays

Watch: Multidimensional Arrays (11c)

Watch: Case Study (11d)

Project 6: Trip Driving Distance

Blackbelt Project 6
 

DUE: 11.16.2009

 
 

Pointers

Watch: Introduction (13a)

Watch: Call-by-Reference (13b)
Read: Deitel Ch 7(PPT)

   
Monday, 11.09.2009

Pointers

Watch: Pointer Arithmetic (13c)    
  EXAM 3 (via oncourse)      
Monday, 11.16.2009 Characters and Strings Watch: Literals and Variables (14a)
Watch: Functions (14b)

Read: Deitel Ch 8 (PPT)
Project 7: Name Game

Blackbelt Project 7

DUE: 11.30.2009

Homework 5: Chapter 6 Arrays and Chapter 8 Strings
 

DUE: 11.23.2009

  Structures Declarations (15a)
Functions and Arrays (15b)

Read: Deitel Ch 10 (PPT)
   
Monday, 11.23.2009 Thanksgiving Week    

 

Monday, 11.30.2009 File Processing Read: Deitel Ch 11 (PPT)  

 

 

Ethics

Discussion Topics:

Course Evaluation

Watch: Ethics in Computer Science (12)
 

Ethics Prereading: (with emphasis on sections 2 and 3)

1.  Ethics Quiz
2.  Hacking
3.  Computer Ethics
4.  Privacy
5.  Snooper Bowl
6.  Whistle blowing
7.  Piracy  

Optional materials:  Not included in lecture:

 

Employment Outlook

Review from Data Structures
Sample Make File
Data Structures
Make 

 
Monday, 12.07.2009

EXAM 4 (via oncourse)

   

 

Friday, 12.11.2009       Computer Science in the Real World Paper Due and uploaded into Drop Box by 11:55 PM.  Exam 4 taken by 11:55 PM.

 

Lecture Instructor: Dale Roberts (droberts@cs.iupui.edu), (317) 431-4997 (mobile), (317) 278-9045 (office)

Teaching Assistant: Thomas Counsell (tscounse@iupui.edu)

 

08/25/2009 09:03 PM

 

Department of Computer and Information Science
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis