School has finally started! I am rather glad of that; from all appearances this will be a fun quarter. My classlist looks like this:
INFO 300: Intellectual Foundations of Informatics
Information as an object of study, including theories, concepts, and principles of information, information seeking, cognitive processing, knowledge representation and restructuring, and their relationships to physical and intellectual access to information. Development of information systems for storage, organization, and retrieval. Experience in the application of theories, concepts, and principles.
INFO 320: Information Needs, Searching, and Presentation
Introduction to information needs, database and information organization and structure, Web and database searching and browsing, and information presentation. Examination of underlying principles in knowledge representation, indexing, record structures, online search process, search strategies and tactics, assessment of user needs, reference interviewing, post-processing, organization and presentation of information.
MATH 308: Matrix Algebra with Applications
Systems of linear equations, vector spaces, matrices, subspaces, orthogonality, least squares, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, applications. For students in engineering, mathematics, and the sciences.
ITAL 101: Elementary Italian
I have a pretty full schedule, considering work, my course load, RUF, and Youth Group. But that's OK; I've even been able to get some light reading done.
what have i become
my sweetest friend?
everyone i know
goes away in the end