CSCI 4150: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Fall 2005

Syntax checker restrictions

The syntax checker restrictions fall into one of the following categories

1. Advanced Scheme constructs

There are a number of Scheme constructs I am prohibiting for at least the first few assignments so that students learn to program functionally instead of procedurally:

Most, if not all, the restrictions in this category will be lifted after the third or fourth assignment.

2. Security/integrity concerns

For the security and integrity of the web tester, any Scheme constructs that fall in the following categories are prohibited:

Any uploaded code that might be intended to maliciously or fraudulently interfere with the web tester will be treated as a instance of academic dishonesty and prosecuted accordingly.