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Unit 1

Basics: Introduction, Information and data, Data encoding. Logic: Boolean logic, Applications of propositional logic.

Unit 2

Problem Solving and Algorithmic Thinking: Problem definition, Logical reasoning, Problem decomposition, Abstraction. Flowcharting, Name binding, Selection, Repetition, Modularization. Data organization: List and Arrays. Simple algorithms, comparison of performance of algorithms.

Unit 3

Problem Solving Techniques: Factoring and Recursion Techniques, Search and Sort techniques, Text processing and Pattern matching.

Text Books

  1. David Riley and Kenny Hunt, Computational Thinking for Modern Solver, Chapman & Hall / CRC, 2014
  2. R. G. Dromey, “How to solve it by Computer”, PHI, 2008


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