Can Computers Think?
Introduction to Computer Science

CSC 106
Union College
Winter 2010

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The official python web site is at You can download python from this site and you will find links to the documentation there.


Go here to register for and log into CodeLab. To register you need a section access code, which I will give you in class.


Google code pages for rur-ple

Other Python Libraries

We will use some Python libraries that are not included with the basic Python installation.

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Starting Out with Python by Tony Gaddis, Addison-Wesley, 2008.
Amazon. Also available as an online book from CourseSmart. This is the required text for this class.

Another good introductory textbook about programming with python is Think Python: An Introduction to Software Design. You can read it online, download a pdf version, or buy a bound copy.

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Other Material

Other readings and video clips will be made available here throughout the course.

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