Location: Bowdoin / Clare Bates Congdon

Computer Science

Clare Bates Congdon

Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science

Contact Information

congdon@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3824
Computer Science

Banister Hall - 109



Teaching this semester

CSCI 1101. Introduction to Computer Science, A

What is computer science, what are its applications in other disciplines, and what is its impact in society? A step-by-step introduction to the art of problem solving using the computer and programming. Provides a broad introduction to computer science and programming through real-life applications. Weekly labs provide experiments with the concepts presented in class. Assumes no prior knowledge of computers or programming. Final examination grade must be C or better to serve as a prerequisite for Computer Science 2101.



Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.A., Mathematics, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT


  Teaching and Research Interests

  • CS approaches: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Evolutionary Computation, Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Application areas: Bioinformatics, intelligent agents (robots and games), interactive art

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