Course Days Times Location
CIS 15M W 3.30pm - 5.10pm 4411 Ingersoll


C++ By Dissection by Ira Pohl, Addison Wesley, 2001 (ISBN-10: 0201787334, ISBN-13: 978-0201787337
This will be available at the college bookstore at some point, and in the meantime, you can order it from Amazon (where there are some cheap second hand copies).


This course provides further information on programming in C++ beyond what was covered in CIS 1.5. It also deal with basic knowledge of the Unix operating system.

We will cover Unix fundamentals, classes, specification and testing, pointers and arrays, object-oriented programming, recursion and templates.

The course is one of a number of "flavored" offerings of this material, with the flavor being provided by the context (meaning the kind of examples and homework exercises). This particular section will have a flavor of biomedical and biologically-inspired computing. Thus our context will include topics like genome sequence analysis, electronic patient records and artificial life.

You can find more detail on what we will cover on the syllabus page.

Finally, here are some hints for how to succeed in CIS 1.5.