A fun filled whirlwind tour of 30 hrs, covering everything you need to know to fall in love with the most sought after skill of the 21st century. The course brings programming to your desk with anecdotes, analogies and illustrious examples. Turning abstractions to insights and engineering to art, the course focuses primarily to inspire the learner's mind to think logically and arrive at a solution programmatically. As part of the course, you will be learning how to practice and culture the art of programming with Python as a language. At the end of the course, we introduce some of the current advances in computing to motivate the enthusiastic learner to pursue further directions
INTENDED AUDIENCE: NIL
UG/PG: UG and PG
PREREQUISITES: 10th standard/high school
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Every software company is aware of the potential of a first course in computer science. Especially of a first course in computing, done right.
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Course Syllabus & Schedule
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Sudarshan Iyengar has a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science and is currently working as an assistant professor at IIT Ropar and has been teaching this course from the past 4 years.
Motivation for Computing
Welcome to Programming!!
Variables and Expressions : Design your own calculator
Loops and Conditionals : Hopscotch once again
Lists, Tuples and Conditionals : Lets go on a trip
Abstraction Everywhere : Apps in your phone
Counting Candies : Crowd to the rescue
Birthday Paradox : Find your twin
Google Translate : Speak in any Language
Currency Converter : Count your foreign trip expenses
Monte Hall : 3 doors and a twist
Sorting : Arrange the books
Searching : Find in seconds
Substitution Cipher : What’s the secret !!
Sentiment Analysis : Analyse your Facebook data
20 questions game : I can read your mind
Permutations : Jumbled Words
Spot the similarities : Dobble game
Count the words : Hundreds, Thousands or Millions.
Rock, Paper and Scissor : Cheating not allowed !!
Lie detector : No lies, only TRUTH
Calculation of the Area : Don’t measure.
Six degrees of separation : Meet your favourites
Image Processing : Fun with images
Tic tac toe : Let’s play
Snakes and Ladders : Down the memory lane.
Recursion : Tower of Hanoi
Page Rank : How Google Works !!
CERTIFICATION EXAM :
The exam is optional for a fee.
Date of Exams : October 28 (Sunday)
Time of Exams : Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
Exam for this course will be available in both morning & afternoon sessions.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.
Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of Best 8 out of 12 assignments
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
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