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Computer Science 342

Study of concepts in programming languages and major programming paradigms, especially functional programming. Special emphasis on design tradeoffs that enable students to make sound choices of programming languages for a given software development task. Programming projects. Nonmajor graduate credit.

About the Class

Instructor

Hua Ming, hming@iastate.edu

Office Hours:

  • Location: B20 Atanasoff Hall
  • Time: Tuesday 4-5pm

Lecture

  • Meeting Time: TR 2:10 - 3:30pm
  • Location: Gilman 1104

Recitations

  • Wednesday at 9am in Gilman 1312
  • Wednesday at 4:10pm in Gilman 0312

Teacher's Assistants

Lorand Szakacs

lorand@iastate.edu

Office Hours

  • Monday at 2-3pm in Pearson 0145
  • Friday at 2-3:30pm in Pearson 0145

Josh Davis

joshuad@iastate.edu

Office Hours:

  • Tues & Thurs at 11am - noon in Pearson 0145

Ru He

rhe@iastate.edu

Office Hours:

  • Tuesday 4-5pm in B22 Atanasoff

Textbooks

Required

  1. The Little Schemer by Daniel P. Friedman & Matthias Felleisen. Amazon
  2. Essentials of Programming Languages by Daniel P. Friedman & Mitchell Wand. Amazon

Optional

  1. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson & Gerald Sussman. Amazon

SICP is available completely online for free: http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/full-text/book/book.html