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Colgate University    
2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

CORE 142S - Contemporary Issues in Computer Science


An introduction to contemporary concepts, models, and issues in computer science. Topics are chosen from the nature of computation, algorithms and their applications, data centers and cloud computing, software engineering, logic and system design, programming languages, security, big data and data mining, mobile computing, and others. These topics relate to contemporary experience by examining issues such as privacy, software reliability, information access, politics and social networks, e-commerce, electronic piracy, globalization, hacking, ownership of bits, copyright and patent infringement. Class format includes lecture, class discussion, contributions to a class blog, student projects, and presentations.

Credits: 1.00
Crosslisted: COSC 150 
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: No Junior, Senior
Area of Inquiry: None
Liberal Arts CORE: Scientific Perspectives


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