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Computer Science: Web links and online video tutorials

Get started with Computer Science research using Crossett Library's Print and Online Resources

A smattering of web sites

MIT Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, Spring 2011

What is computation?; introduction to data types, operators, and variables.  Taught by Professor John Guttag.

D.J.Malan´s Introductory Computer Science Lecture at Harvard: Bits, Binary, ASCII, 计算机科学

Lecture by David J. Malan taken form the edX course CS50x Introduction to Computer Science I.  At Sanders Theater, Harvard University.

What is Computational Thinking?

Invited Speaker session by Aaron Sloman, Honorary Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, at a confrontation with reality, the 2012 conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). Session given in Manchester, UK, on Tuesday 11 September 2012.

Theory of Computation

Lecture series by Shai Simonson of Stonehill College.

Introduction to Python Programming

Python is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast to develop language. It is supported by most major CG applications.
This video introduces the python syntax as well as its basic data types.