First Bytes CS4HS

University of Texas at Austin

2008 Materials

Wednesday, July 9
8:30 - 9:30 am Introduction and Welcome. J Moore, Chairman of the UT Computer Science Department and Mike Scott, Senior Lecturer
9:30 - 10:30 am Women in Computer Science Road Show. Tiffany Grady
10:30 am - Noon Fast String Searching, J Moore
Noon - 1pm Lunch with the CS Department faculty
1 - 2:30 pm Concurrent Programming, Emmett Witchel
2:30 - 4 pm Visual Search & Recognition, Kristen Grauman
4 - 5:30 pm Corporate Panel
Thursday, July 10
8:30 - 10:00 am Machines that Reason about Machines, J Moore
10:00 - 11: 30 am

The Role of Randomness in Computation, David Zuckerman

11:30 am- 12:30 pm Lunch with students
12:30 - 2:00 pm Teaching with Alice, Mike Scott
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Cache Oblivious Algorithms,Vijaya Ramachandran

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Building Knowledgeable Computers, Bruce Porter

Friday, July 11
8:30 - 10:30 am Discussion and  Group Exercise, Mike Scott
10:30 am - Noon Panel on Gender, Minorities, and Recruiting
  • NCWIT: National Center for Women & Information Technology
  • Girlstart: A a non-profit organization created to empower girls to excel in math, science, and technology.
  • UTCS First Bytes summer camp for high school girls.
  • CSTA, Computer Science Teachers Association
Noon - 1 pm Turing Scholars and UTCS Advising Office
1 - 2 pm Wrap up, Final Surveys
Most Materials in one big zip file.

    The workshop was made possible by generous grants from the Texas Work Force Commission and Google.

Information on number of APCS A exams taken by state.