Peter McOwan is a professor of computer science at Queen Mary University of London. His research covers artificial intelligence and robotics. He also co-created the computer science for fun project, cs4fn.org and won the IET Mountbatten Medal for his work in public engagement.
The Power of Computational Thinking: Games, Magic and Puzzles to Help You Become a Computational Thinker, Paul Curzon and Peter W. McOwan.
The book describes the elements of computational thinking – such as algorithmic thinking, decomposition, abstraction and pattern matching – in an entertaining and accessible way, using magic tricks, games and puzzles, as well as through real and challenging problems that computer scientists work on.
- Link for this page is https://teachinglondoncomputing.org/mmc
- Prof McOwan’s conference materials [link tbc].
- Copy of flyer for delegates’ pack [PDF]
- QR code for this page is below