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Welcome Larry Peterson

Computer Science Welcomes Larry Peterson Back to the Department.

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Prof. Larry Peterson back to the department. Larry was on our faculty from 1985 to 1998, serving as Head from 1996 to 1998. From 1998 to 2013, Larry was the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science at Princeton, where he was also Department Chair from 2003-2009.

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LoCuS: Student Labs for Testing CS Theories

LoCuS (Laboratory fOr CompUter Science) is instructional software for teaching computer science theories through online labs in which students can run their own experiments. Experiments within the context of LoCuS are laboratory exercises akin to those found in other sciences like biology, chemistry, and physics. Labs are available at middle school, high school, and undergraduate levels.
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