This paper describes and analyzes Math 464, a course in data structures at Northern Illinois University. The course is taught in keeping with the underlying philosophy of the university's computer science curriculum: it is an applications course of pragmatic nature.
Introduction This paper describes a strategy for achieving a library of reusable software based on an interactive Ada interface builder. The interface builder is called GRAMMI, which stands for Generated Reusable Ada Man Machine Interface. It is being developed at ESL, Inc. for use with applications written in Ada. The GRAMMI system has a point and click… (More)
This paper describes an introductor y level course in applications programmin g using the COBOL language. and discusse s the need for such courses in universit y computer science offerings. The cours e that will be considered is taught as a beginning course in COBOL programming a t Northern Illinois University. In it s current form, large numbers of student… (More)
L INTRODUCTION As the X Window Systemm has emerged as an industry standard for implementing graphical user interfaces (GUIS) on workstadon displays, software engineershave been challenged by the inherent complexity of X when accessing its rich set of capabilities. Much effort has been invested encapsulating the functionality of X for simplifkd GUI… (More)