Chapter 15 - Concept Summary¶
Chapter 15 included the following concepts from computing.
Condition - A condition is something that is either true or false. This is also called a Boolean expression or a logical expression.
Conditional Execution - Conditional execution means that one or more statements are executed only when a condition (logical expression) is true. This is also called a conditional. The statements that are executed when the condition is true are called the body of the loop.
Decision - A decision is a choice between at least two choices.
Edge Detection - Edge detection is a image processing technique. It finds the “edges” in an image which are the areas of high constrast or where the color changes.
Posterize - Posterize means to reduce the number of colors in an image so that it looks like a poster.
Summary of Python Keywords and Functions¶
And - The keyword
andis used to join two logical expressions and then both of the logical expressions must be true for the joined expression to be true.
Else - The keyword
elseis used to execute one or more statements in a block following the
elsewhen the condition in the
ifpart of the statement is false. An
elsemust always have an
ifstatement before it.
Elif - The keyword
elifis used when you want to have a conditional with 3 or more possibile options. Add as many
elifstatements as you need after an
ifand before a
If - The Python keyword
ifis used to start a condition. It is followed by a Boolean expression and then has one or more statements in the body of the loop that are executed only if the Boolean expression is true.
Not - The keyword
notis used to negate a logical expression. If the original expression is true the negated expression is false and if the original expression is false the negated expression is true.
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