We anticipate 8 projects during the semester. This number may change
during the course of the semester, however
the total point value contribution of the projects
to your course grade will be scaled to 250 pts, independent of the number of
All projects are mandatory.
Typically, a well written solution to a
project will require no more than a one page solution
(for "theory projects") or a "fairly short" piece of
code, provided you are on the right track (for "coding" projects).
WARNING! STUDENTS WHO VIOLATE THE COLLABORATION POLICY WITH RESPECT TO
CODING OR THEORY PARTS OF PROJECTS WILL RESULT IN A MINIMUM PUNISHMENT OF
AN F FOR THE CLASS. SUBMISSIONS WILL BE COMPARED!
All projects must be submitted before the beginning of class on the
due date. Anything written, will be collected in class or must be
handed into my mailbox in Lally 207 before the begining of class.
Code must be submitted directly to the
submission directory before the beginning of class.
Late projects are not accepted without institute established excuses.
These excuses are typically accompanied by some form of official
All projects will contain a set of questions with different point
values. You must select one question to solve and hand in. If you hand
in more than one question, only the first one will be graded.
Questions are graded on a zero-half-one scale.
If you solve the problem, you get all the available points. If you
have the right idea but there is some problem
with your solution, you get half the points (partial
credit). If there are serious problems with your solution, you get zero
Help will not be given on the highest value problem of a project. You
are on your own there.
Help/hints on other problems may be given if you demonstrate
mastery of all the easier problems.
- Place name, RIN, RCS id and section # on all material handed in.