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Higher School of Economics

Object-oriented programming

Higher School of Economics via Coursera

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This course is primarily intended for students with basic programming knowledge who want to develop their C++ programming skills and learn about OOP in the context of C++. You will understand the advantages and features of OOP over procedural programming. In addition, you will become familiar with the standard template library and CMake, a tool for building, testing, and packaging software.

Aim of the course:
• Learning about OOP in the context of C++.
• Familiarity with CMake, STL, OpenCV

Practical Learning Outcomes expected:
• Improving C ++ programming skills
• Using CMake for project building
• Experience with the OpenCV library.

This Course is part of HSE University Master of Computer Vision degree program. Learn more about the admission into the program and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program here


  • C++ Programming Basics
    • Welcome to the first week of our course! In this week you will update your knowledge of C++, the basic structure of a C++ program, and the development process, as well as learn the basics of object-oriented programming.
  • Diving into OOP
    • Welcome to the second week of our course! This week will be useful if you want to learn more about OOP. You will learn about inheritance and polymorphism in OOP. Learn to build projects with the third-party library. Teacher to use the OpenCV library. Get to know some programming patterns with OOP.
  • Final project
    • Welcome to the third week of our course! This week will be useful for consolidating what has been learned and developing practical skills. You will be asked to implement a project in C ++, based on the material studied, which you are invited to evaluate yourself.

Taught by

Vasily Shamporov and Egor Churaev


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