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Programming Concepts using Java

This course uses Java to provide an understanding of core ideas in object oriented programming, exception handling, event driven programming, concurrent programming and functional programming.

by Madhavan Mukund

Course ID: BSCCS2005

Course Credits: 4

Course Type: Programming

Recommended Pre-requisites: None

What you’ll learn

Creating simple object-oriented programs in Java
Understanding encapsulation, separating interface from implementation
Implementing abstraction through a hierarchy of classes and objects
Dealing gracefully with errors and exceptions
Controlling concurrent access to data through locks, semaphores and monitors

Course structure & Assessments

12 weeks of coursework, weekly online assignments, 2 in-person invigilated quizzes, 1 in-person invigilated end term exam. For details of standard course structure and assessments, visit Academics page.

WEEK 1 Basic Object Oriented Programming: Class Hierarchy
WEEK 2 Basic Object Oriented Programming: Inheritance, Overriding
WEEK 3 Basic Object Oriented Programming: Polymorphism
WEEK 4 Basic Object Oriented Programming: Abstract Classes
WEEK 5 Collections. Iterators.
WEEK 6 Generics. Callbacks.
WEEK 7 Cloning. I/O serializations. Packages
WEEK 8 Cloning. I/O serializations. Packages (Continued)
WEEK 9 Exception handling
WEEK 10 Concurrent programming
WEEK 11 Concurrent programming (Continued)
WEEK 12 Concurrent programming (Continued)
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About the Instructors

Madhavan Mukund
Director, Chennai Mathematical Institute

Madhavan Mukund studied at IIT Bombay (BTech) and Aarhus University (PhD). He has been a faculty member at Chennai Mathematical Institute since 1992.His main research area is formal verification. He has active research collaborations within and outside India and serves on international conference programme committees and editorial boards of journals.

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He has served as President of both the Indian Association for Research in Computing Science (IARCS) (2011-2017) and the ACM India Council (2016-2018). He has been the National Coordinator of the Indian Computing Olympiad since 2002. He served as the Executive Director of the International Olympiad in Informatics from 2011-2014.

In addition to the NPTEL MOOC programme, he has been involved in organizing IARCS Instructional Courses for college teachers. He is a member of ACM India's Education Committee. He has contributed lectures on algorithms to the Massively Empowered Classroom (MEC) project of Microsoft Research and the QEEE programme of MHRD.


Other courses by the same instructor: BSCCS1001 - Computational Thinking and BSCCS2002 - Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python