Anna University Question Paper 1st Sem Fundamentals of Computing & Programming

 Anna University Question Paper 1st Sem

Fundamentals of Computing and Programming

GE2112 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING

UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Introduction – Characteristics of Computers – Evolution of Computers – Computer

Generations – Classification of Computers – Basic Computer organization – Number Systems

UNIT II COMPUTER SOFTWARE

Computer Software –Types of Software – Software Development Steps – Internet Evolution – Basic Internet Terminology – Getting connected to Internet Applications.

UNIT III PROBLEM SOLVING AND OFFICE APPLICATION SOFTWARE

Planning the Computer Program – Purpose – Algorithm – Flow Charts – Pseudocode –

Application Software Packages- Introduction to Office Packages (not detailed commands for examination).

UNIT IV INTRODUCTION TO C

Overview of C – Constants, Variables and Data Types – Operators and Expressions –

Managing Input and Output operators – Decision Making – Branching and Looping.

UNIT V FUNCTIONS AND POINTERS

Handling of Character Strings – User-defined Functions – Definitions – Declarations –

Call by reference – Call by value – Structures and Unions – Pointers – Arrays – The

Preprocessor – Developing a C Program : Some Guidelines

TEXT BOOKS:

1. Ashok.N.Kamthane,“ Computer Programming”, Pearson Education (India) (2008).

2. Behrouz A.Forouzan and Richard.F.Gilberg, “A Structured Programming Approach

Using C”, II Edition, Brooks-Cole Thomson Learning Publications, (2007).

REFERENCES:

1. Pradip Dey, Manas Ghoush, “Programming in C”, Oxford University Press. (2007).

2. Byron Gottfried, “Programming with C”, 2 Nd Edition, (Indian Adapted Edition), TMH publications, (2006).

3. Stephen G.Kochan, “Programming in C”, Third Edition, Pearson Education India, (2005).

4. Brian W.Kernighan and Dennis M.Ritchie, “The C Programming Language”, Pearson

Education Inc., (2005).

5. E.Balagurusamy, “Computing fundamentals and C Programming”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, (2008).

6. S.Thamarai Selvi and R.Murugan, “C for All”, Anuradha Publishers, (2008).

Anna University Question Paper 1st Sem Fundamentals of Computing & Programming

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