Computers Available

Posted by David Wagner on February 03, 2015
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The Computer Science Department has several old computers available for students enrolled in Computer Science courses.  Please note that these are old computers that are beyond their useful life for classroom use and have been retired. No operating system, software, or support will be provided with these computers. Students that are interested in obtaining one of these computers should fill out this form:

Holiday Cookie Party

Posted by David Wagner on December 04, 2014
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Allegheny Hackers of Allegheny College (AHAC) will be hosting a holiday cookies and eggnog party on Wednesday, December 10 at Sandy Cupper’s home. Please meet in Alden Hall at 6:30 pm and dress warmly to walk to the Cupper residence as a group. Additionally, prizes will be given away at the event.

Please RSVP by email to

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Women in Science Meeting

Posted by admin on December 02, 2014
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Professor Janyl Jumadinova will host a Women in Science general meeting at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, December 3 in Carr 239. The topic will be “Women in Technology and Navigating the Challenges of a STEM Career.” Food will be provided, and all are welcome. RSVP here.

Download the flyer here.

Computer Science 383 Spring 2015

Posted by David Wagner on November 05, 2014
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Computer Science 383: Multi-agent and Robotic Systems will be offered in the spring semester on Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 1:30 PM with a weekly lab session on Tuesday at 2:30 PM.

A study of autonomous software agent and robotic systems and the principles, design, and implementation underlying such systems. Students explore how to design societies of agents and robots and how to monitor and control their operation. Unique challenges in this field and the wide range of existing solutions are examined. Topics include communication, coordination, and cooperation of software agents and robots from a variety of perspectives that include cognitive science, decision-theory, game-theory, machine learning, and software-engineering. Students are required to develop and evaluate several real multi-agent or multi-robot systems. One laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Computer Science 111.

Computer Science 250 Spring 2015

Posted by David Wagner on November 05, 2014
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Computer Science 250: Analysis of Algorithms will be offered in the spring semester on Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 AM with a weekly lab session on Wednesday at 2:30 PM.

A treatment of selected topics from the analysis of algorithms including models of computation, design of efficient algorithms, computational complexity, and NP-completeness. Students develop expertise in mathematical analysis and algorithmic programming methodology. One laboratory per week. Prerequisites: Computer Science 112 and Mathematics 205.