CSCI 4972/6963 - Spring 2007
Advanced Computer Graphics
Important: It will be assumed that you
have read the following statement thoroughly. If you have any
questions, contact the instructor immediately.
Copying, communicating, or using disallowed materials during an exam is cheating, of course. Students caught cheating on an exam will receive an F in the course and will be reported to the Dean of Students.
Academic integrity is a difficult issue for programming assignments. Students naturally want to work together, and it is clear they learn a great deal by doing so. Getting help is often the best way to interpret error messages and find bugs, even for experienced programmers. In response to this, the following rules will be in force for programming assignments:
Students caught cheating on programming assignments will be punished. The standard punishment for the first offense is a 0 on the assignment and a 5 percentage point penalty on the semester average. Students whose violations are more flagrant will receive a higher penalty. For example, a student who outright steals another student's code will receive an F in the course immediately. Students caught a second time will receive an immediate F, regardless of circumstances. Each incident will be reported to the Dean of Students.
Academic Dishonesty in the Student Handbook
Refer to the The Rensselaer Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities for further discussion of academic dishonesty.