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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:
- The Puzzler:
- 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
- Know who Charles Babbage was and why he is significant in the
history of computing.
- Web Design:
- Know what phrases the acronyms HTTP, HTML, URL, DNS stand for
and their meanings.
- Be able to define the following terms: Internet domain, web
browser, web server, HTML tag, link text, link location, image
- Know the difference between absolute and relative URLs, and
when it is more appropriate to use one or the other in a link.
- Be able to identify the components of a typical absolute URL.