Fall 2006»CSCI 229

CSCI 229

Data Visualization and Game Programming

When/Where

Section 90: TR 4-5:15pm / LONG 221

Description

An introduction to general computer programming. Through game development, students will be exposed to computer modeling, data visualization, and media transformations: images, sounds, music, and text. Programming exercises will mainly involve computer games and animations developed in Python and VPython. Students will develop at least one computer game of their choice. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to develop programs to model information and processes in their field of study. Course is open to any major. No previous programming experience required.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 111 or permission of instructor.

Test Dates

  • Test 1: TBA
  • Test 2: TBA
  • Final: 4-7pm, Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Assignments

Software

Jython

CPython