University of California, Santa Cruz

C++ For C Programmers, Part B

This course is part of Coding for Everyone: C and C++ Specialization

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Ira Pohl

Instructor: Ira Pohl

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level
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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Use the Standard Template Library.

  • Apply inheritance logic and C++ syntax.

  • Describe and compare Min-Max and the Alpha-Beta algorithm for game playing.

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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14 hours (approximately)
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There are 5 modules in this course

This module looks at the architecture of the Standard Template Library. It is especially important to understand how iterators are used to access container to produce highly efficient generic algorithms. The module also includes the important new style of function object—the lambda expression.

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16 videos1 reading

This module shows how Hex can be played as a game on a graph. This involves its representation as an undirected graph in C++. The module explores the inheritance logic and syntax of C++. A principal example is the base class student and a derived class grad_student.

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14 videos1 reading1 peer review

This module explains Min-Max and the Alpha-Beta algorithm for game playing. Its programming topics include C++ 11 Move semantics and a detailed example of referential garbage collection.

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11 videos1 reading

This module shows how to use Monte Carlo evaluation in complex games such as Hex and Go. This had led top championship level play in both these games. The module discusses C++ assertions and exceptions for error handling and the new C++ 11 feature static asserts. Finally, the last part of the module introduces the idea of “Design Pattern”, a feature of modern OO programming.

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16 videos1 reading1 peer review

This module contains three practice exams (which you can take as many times as you'd like) and the final exam, which is worth X% of your grade in this course.

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4 quizzes

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Ira Pohl
University of California, Santa Cruz
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