Department of Computer Science
Washington and Lee University
CS101 (Winter 2004): Survey of Computer Science
Prof. Simon Levy
(Parmly 407B, x8419,
Office hours: MWThF 2-3PM, and by
This page: http://www.cs.wlu.edu/~levy/cs101-04
Textbook / Workbook
Invitation to Computer Science
(G.M. Schneider, J.L Gersting)
Invitation to Computer Science: Laboratory Manual
(K. Lambert, T. Whaley)
- Prereq: High-school-level math
- Lab projects (50%).
- Two in-class exams (30%)
- Cumulative final exam (20%)
TOPICS - click here for a tentative
schedule of topics, including on-line notes.
SCORE HISTOGRAMS: Exam 1
The Cathedral and the Bazaar
: Definitive essay on the Open Source movement.
Hackers and Painters
: What is computer science really about?
Freedom of Speech in Software
: Or, why there should be no software patents.