Course Name: An Introduction To Programming Through C++

Course abstract

This course provides an introduction to problem solving and programming using the C++ programming language. The topics include: Basic programming notions. Control flow, variables and assignments statements, conditional execution, looping, function calls including recursion. Arrays and structures. Elementary aspects of classes. Heap memory. Program design. How human beings solve problems manually. Strategies for translating manual strategies to computer programs. Organizing large programs into units such as functions and classes. Introduction to assertions and invariants. Programming applications. Arithmetic on polynomials, matrices. Root finding. Sorting and searching. Design of editors and simulators, including graphical editors. Elementary animation. A rudimentary graphics system will be discussed. Standard Library of C++. The string, vector and map classes.

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Prof. Abhiram Ranade

Abhiram G. Ranade is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay. He obtained a B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1981. In 1988 he obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University, USA. He was an Assistant professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley, USA during 1988-94. Since 1995 he has been a faculty member in IIT Bombay. His research interests are Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization, Scheduling in Transportation Sys- tems, and Programming Education. He has won Excellence in Teaching Awards of IIT Bombay in 2006-7 and 2010-11.
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Dr. Sandeep Deshmukh

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Meghanand Gorakhanath Ranade

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 Course Duration : Jan-Apr 2020

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 Enrollment : 18-Nov-2019 to 03-Feb-2020

 Exam registration : 16-Dec-2019 to 20-Mar-2020

 Exam Date : 26-Apr-2020




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