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September 18, 2008 at 12:26 PM

Learn computer science from Stanford for free

Sort of. Stanford University is offering a batch of free computer science and electrical engineering courses online, giving everyone a chance to learn the basics.

If you prefer a free, online East Coast education, MIT’s been putting its entire curriculum online since last November.

Stanford won’t give credit for the courses, but it’s letting participants interact with other students. I wonder if it’s offering enough to get someone started and ready for a job.

Deviceguru.com has more details.

Here’s the course list:

Introduction to Computer Science

Programming Methodology CS106A

Programming Abstractions CS106B

Programming Paradigms CS107

Artificial Intelligence

Introduction to Robotics CS223A

Natural Language Processing CS224N

Machine Learning CS229

Linear Systems and Optimization

The Fourier Transform and its Applications EE261

Introduction to Linear Dynamical Systems EE263

Convex Optimization I EE364A

Convex Optimization II EE364B

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