COMP 199 FYS: Excursions in Computer Science (3 credits)

Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Computer Science (Sci) : This is a seminar format course intended for freshman and other beginning students. The topics are chosen to encourage critical discussion of fundamental ideas. Possible topics are computability, complexity, geometry, vision, AI, pattern recognition, machine models, cryptography and security and social implications of computing.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 3 hours

  • Prerequisite: high school mathematics

  • Restriction: Open only to newly admitted students in U0 or U1, who may take only one FYS. Students who register for more than one will be obliged to withdraw from all but one of them.

  • Maximum 25