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Food For Thought: Great Ideas in CS Illustrated with Food

Author: 
Blum, Manuel ; Cortina, Tom
Issue Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Description: 
This presentation is oriented around efficiency in computing, in particular constructing algorithms, correctness, running time, and algorithm efficiency.
Keywords: 
efficiency, constructing algorithms, correctness, running time, Hershey Bar Problem, protocols and alogorithms, fair alogortihms
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lesson
Publisher: 
Computer Science for High School TECS workshop at Carnegie-Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA
URL: 
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/cs4hs/summer07/
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L3B-04

Evaluate algorithms by their efficiency, correctness, and clarity.

CC.L3C-01c

Program Analysis (AP Comp Sci A Topic III)

CT.L3B-06

Compare and contrast simple data structures and their uses (e.g., arrays and lists).

CC.L3C-01e

Standard Algorithms (AP Comp Sci A Topic V)

CT.L3A-02

Describe a software development process used to solve software problems (e.g., design, coding, testing, verification).

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