4.580 Inquiry into Computation and Design


Class Info

Explores the varied nature, history and practice of computation in design through lectures, readings, small projects, discussions, and guest visits by Computation group faculty and others. Topics may vary from year to year. Aims to help students develop a critical awareness of different approaches to and assumptions about computation in design beyond the specifics of techniques and tools, and to open avenues for further research.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.580 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. Knight.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays in 5-231.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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