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ComputationalThinking-Lab-at-CEN

Computational Thinking group at CEN

(Computational Thinking lab @ CEN)

Centre for Excellence in Computational Engineering and Networking (CEN)

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Computational Thinking group at CEN aims to develop block based programming tools to impart computational thinking for K-12 education. We constantly working on development of block based programming tools and the associated project activities and its documentation in all Indian languages.

Mentor specialized in computational thinking

Dr. Soman K P

Mentor specialized in Cloud Security

Dr. Prabaharan Poornachandran Center for Cyber Security Systems and Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India

Mentors specialized in Cloud Computing

Mr. Vijay Krishna Menon

Mr. Sajith Variyar V. V.

Students working on development of cloud applications for block based programming

Mr. Vinayakumar R

Mr. Amara Dinesh Kumar, Master’s student –> Site

Block-based programming Tools

CT-Blocks: Learning Computational thinking by snapping blocks

Alg-Design: facilitates to learn Algorithmic thinking for beginners

Building-Blocks: Generating 3D design by snapping blocks

CT-Blocks Analyser: Analysing CT-Blocks projects

DB-Learn: Studying Relational Algebra concepts by Snapping Blocks

Map-Blocks: Playing with online data: infuse to think in a computational way

Digital story telling using Scratch: Engaging children towards digital story telling

Enhancing Computational thinking with MIT Scratch: Fractals Geometry

Publications

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “Alg-Design: facilitates to learn Algorithmic thinking for beginners” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “Building-Blocks: Generating 3D design by snapping blocks” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “CT-Blocks: learning Computational thinking by snapping blocks” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “DB-Learn: Studying Relational Algebra concepts by Snapping Blocks” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “Digital storytelling using Scratch: Engaging children towards digital storytelling” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “Enhancing Computational thinking with MIT Scratch: Fractals Geometry” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “CT-Blocks Analyser: Analysing CT-Blocks projects” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore

Vinayakumar R, Soman KP and Pradeep Menon “Map-Blocks: Playing with online data: infuse to think in a computational way” (Accepted) ICCNT, IISc, Bangalore