Posts Tagged ‘informatics’

Informatics professor develops program to help students learn recursion

Thursday, July 15th

Gregory Weber, associate professor of informatics, has developed an open source software program to help informatics students to effectively learn recursion by drawing diagrams.

Sifflet is a visual, functional programming language for users to make programs by drawing diagrams to connect functions and other units. Use of Sifflet provides a graphical high-level view of how a complex computation works, and allows users to ‘zoom in’ to see more details as needed.

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IU East to implement bachelor’s degree in informatics

Friday, April 3rd

Indiana University East will initiate a new four-year degree program in the fall 2009 to provide students the necessary knowledge and skills for careers in information technology. The Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree program will provide students with technical and analytical skills that can be applied in a variety of industries, organizations and professions throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.

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