Faculty Profile

Timothy Wahls

Associate Professor of Computer Science (2003)

Contact Information

wahlst@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 244
717.245.1743
http://users.dickinson.edu/~wahlst

Bio

His main research interests are in specification language design and semantics, and in the execution of formal specifications using constraint logic programming techniques. His teaching specializations are programming languages and software engineering.

Education

  • B.S., Iowa State University, 1990
  • M.S., 1992
  • Ph.D., 1995

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

COMP 131 Computer Science I w/Lab
An introduction to Computer Science as a major scientific discipline. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving and experimentation via programming in Java. Topics covered include the design of objects and the use of flow-of-control constructs, along with techniques for testing software. Three hours classroom and two hours laboratory a week. Offered every semester.

COMP 356 Programming Lang Structure
An examination of the major programming language paradigms. The course also explores the basic properties and special facilities of languages representing each paradigm. Topics include data types, scope rules, block structures, procedure calls and parameter types, and storage allocation considerations. Prerequisite: 232. Offered every fall.