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Welcome! This is an honors section of CSE143; it is a one credit class that will be graded CR/NC. In particular, any and all assignments will be graded on effort-not results. The course is discussion-based, and each week we will discuss a different topic related to Computer Science. The topics will vary from reading a book to learning how to solve cryptograms to discussing what the difference between humans and computers is. A draft of the syllabus with more details can be found by scrolling down on this page.

Meetings

Section HB
Tuesday
1:30pm
2:50pm
CSE 403
Section HC
Tuesday
4:30pm
6:00pm
CSE 403

Instructor

CSE 444
(206) 616-0034

Schedule

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Day
Topic
For Today...
Welcome!
Cryptograms, Secret Messages, and Hiding Information
Read Logicomix pp. 1-115.
Try some cryptograms!
Is the NSA's spying justified? To what extent does government "control" technology?
Teamwork and Problem Solving
Mathematical Card Tricks, Password Cracking, and Computing Speed
Games, games, and more games!
Read Logicomix pp. 116-217.
Watch a video.
Math, Infinity, Sets, and More!
Read Logicomix pp. 218-313.
Run a tournament between R/P/S or Prisoner's Dilemma bots. What does it mean to be ethical? Do our results from the tournament agree?

Extra Resources

In case you're interested in going into more depth on a particular topic, this section outlines some next steps you might take.

Cryptograms


Privacy and Technology


Infinity, Sets, and More


Combinatorial Games