CSE 111, Fall 2004

What Is Computing?

Last Update: 1 September 2004

Note: NEW or UPDATED material is highlighted

  1. A Very Brief History of Computers

  2. "Computer Scientist Says All Students Should Learn to Think 'Algorithmically'"

  3. "Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi"

  4. What is an algorithm?

  5. Thomason quote about what a computer is

  6. NEW What is computation?

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