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FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Fordham College Lincoln Center
CSLU 1100 001 -- Structures of Computer Science
Dept. of Computer and Info. Sciences, Fall, 2006
Prof. Robert K. Moniot

Review Sheet for Midterm Exam

Material from the textbook: see the Chapter 1 Summary, sections 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3, on pages 78-79, for what you should know. The best way to study for this part of the exam is to work homework problems as practice. The ones with blue numbers or letters have the answers in the back.

Material from the computer projects:

  1. The Puzzler:
    1. Be able to encrypt or decrypt a short message using a Caesar cipher with a given shift amount, or a Vigenere cipher with a known passphrase.
    2. Know who Charles Babbage was and why he is significant in the history of computing.
  2. Web Design:
    1. Know what phrases the acronyms HTTP, HTML, URL, DNS stand for and their meanings.
    2. Be able to define the following terms: Internet domain, web browser, web server, HTML tag, link text, link location, image alternate text.
    3. Know the difference between absolute and relative URLs, and when it is more appropriate to use one or the other in a link.
    4. Be able to identify the components of a typical absolute URL.

Robert Moniot 2006-10-04