tion then consists of a human matching the current image to the most similar archetype. Bruce’s theory of face recognition is also formulated as a computational process, employing techniques for abstraction, representing and formulating archetypes, “nearest neighbor” matching, and so on.

SOURCE: Items 1-3, 6, and 7 are adapted from Robert L. Constable, “Transforming the Academy: Knowledge Formation in the Age of Digital Information,” PhysicaPlus, Issue 9, available at http://physicaplus.org.il/zope/home/en/1185176174/trans_academy_en. Items 4, 5, 8, and 9 are adapted from Alan Bundy, “Computational Thinking Is Pervasive,” available at http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/research/programmes/comp-think/.

and processes that help them achieve these goals.” Computational thinking, Pea noted, provides people with “a way to abstract what they’re already doing and talking about…. Connecting computational thinking in a personally meaningful way is at the heart of tackling the problem of how everyone can be brought into a pathway for developing and using computational thinking in their everyday lives.”



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