Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs OpenCourseWare: A Free Bachelor Level Class by MIT on the Study of Computer Programs

Published Jan 30, 2009

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Learn to analyze computational systems and to solve conceptual problems by generating computational solutions with 'Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs,' a free OpenCourseWare from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This is a core course for all undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT.

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs: Course Specifics

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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs: Course Description

Upon completion of this free OpenCourseWare from MIT, students will be able to control the complexity of large computer programming systems. This online offering shows students how to build abstractions, design new computer programming languages and control interaction through interfaces. It introduces students to programming styles and aesthetics while providing the skills to understand and edit programs written in the Scheme programming language. Students study topics, such as data abstractions, higher order procedures and object-oriented methods and will learn to design and implement Scheme programs that integrate these key concepts. MIT Professors Eric Grimson, Trevor Darrell and Peter Szolovits lead this undergraduate course in the electrical engineering and computer science sequence. Special software is required

Readings, lecture and recitation notes, quizzes with solutions, projects and supporting files, tools and other related resources are available for free online. If you're interested in taking this course, visit the Structure and Interpretation of Computer _Programs course page.

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