CMPUT 274 - Introduction to Tangible Computing I

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Faculty of Science

This is part 1 of a 2 sequence intensive problem-based introduction to Computing Science. In part 1, the key concepts of procedural programming, basic algorithm design and analysis (lists, queues, trees, sorting, searching), and reactive interfacing with the world are learned by solving a series of problems using the Arduino platform and C/C++. The use of a resource-limited processor with no operating system opens up the inner workings of computing. Development is done using the Linux operating system with the exposed compiler tool chain. Prerequisites: No specific programming experience or discrete-math background is assumed. Math 30 or 31. Note: this course is taught in studio-style, where lectures and labs are blended into 3 hour sessions, twice a week. Enrollment is limited by the capacity of the combined lecture/lab facilities. Credit cannot be obtained for CMPUT 274 if one already has credit for any of CMPUT 174, 175, or 201, except with permission of the Department.

Fall Term 2021

Lab Lectures

LAB/LECTURE A1 (45522)
Capacity: 90
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 08:00 - 10:50 (CCIS L2-190)

Primary Instructor: Megan Flanders
Primary Instructor: Paul Lu
LAB/LECTURE EA1 (45524)
Capacity: 120
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 08:00 - 10:50 (CCIS L2-190)

Primary Instructor: Megan Flanders
Primary Instructor: Paul Lu

Fall Term 2022

Lab Lectures

LAB/LECTURE A1 (32456)
Capacity: 90
2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
TH 08:00 - 10:50 (TBD)

LAB/LECTURE EA1 (32457)
Capacity: 120
2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
TH 08:00 - 10:50 (TBD)