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    489/01 Introduction to Course

      Syllabus

      [ syllabi.html ] [ ../syllabus.html ]

      Schedule

      [ schedule.html ]

      10 minute Break

      When should we take the break:
      Table
      Choice 1Choice 2
      At the endIn the middle

      (Close Table)

      Interview Questions

      [ google-vs-microsoft-tale-two-interviews?mm_ref=http%3A%2F%2Ftech.slashdot.org%2Fstory%2F12%2F06%2F25%2F1928230%2Fgoogle-vs-microsoft-a-tale-of-two-interviews ] (IT World, Mobile format, blog).

      The three questions that nobody asks but everybody is thinking:

      1. Can you do the job?
      2. Do we want to work with you?
      3. Will you love the job?

      Programmer Competence

      [ Programmer%20competency%20matrix.htm ]

      Exercise -- What do you want to learn about?

      Making a list of Hot Topics we should cover.

      If time

        Guest Speaker -- Donald Knuth -- Programming as an Art Form

        The text versions of the audio tape is published online by the Association for Computing Machinary: [ 1283920.1283929 ] (PDF) and in hardcopy as chapter 12 of the ACM book "The ACM Turing Award Lectures": (Pfau Library 4th floor, QA76.24 .A33 1987)

        Knuth74

        1. Donald E Knuth
        2. Computer Programming as an Art
        3. ACM Turing Award Lectures ACM Press Chapter12 (1987) pp33-46 QA76.24 [ 1283920.1283929 ]
        4. =ESSAY ART SCIENCE PROGRAMMING

        Questions on Knuth74

        [ 01q.html ]

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      Next: Finding things out

      [ 02.html ]

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    Abbreviations

  1. TBA::="To Be Announced", something I have to do.
  2. TBD::="To Be Done", something for you to do.
  3. CSE::="Computer Science and Engineering School at CSUSB".

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