Course Code CS 600
Course Title Fundamentals of Computer Science for Data Science
Online Offers
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Prabhakar Ragde)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course is designed for Data Science MMath students who do not have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science. It provides these students with the background needed to take Data Science graduate courses with a strong computational flavour. Topics include the following. The design and operation of processors. Memory hierarchies. Basic concepts of operating systems, concurrency, parallelism, and networks. Elementary data structures and their use in algorithm design and analysis.


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Course Work and Exam (note 2)
System Requirements
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