CSE 373: Syllabus (Winter 2001)
The following is an approximation to the formula that will be used to determine
overall scores at the end of the quarter.
Assignments 40 percent.
Midterm Exam 1: 10 percent.
Midterm Exam 2: 10 percent.
Final Exam: 20 percent.
Quizzes: 10 percent.
Presentations: 10 percent.
up to one hour late: 5 percent off.
up to one day late: 10 percent off.
up to 3 days late: 20 percent off.
up to 1 week late: 30 percent off.
up to 2 weeks late: 40 percent off.
more than 2 weeks late: 50 percent off.
In each assignment, each student shall make an accurate and complete attribution
of credit for the material presented. Any quotations must be marked as
quotations. Complete references must be given for each source of information
used, whether the information came from the web, a printed book, or personal
verbal communication. Any direct help on an assignment must be mentioned
and attributed to the helper. Any apparent deliberate misrepresentation
will be treated as a case of academic misconduct and will be prosecuted
according to standard procedures of the College of Arts and Sciences, College
of Engineering, or other university division.
Students are encouraged to take advantage of the following categories of
resources for this course:
Particular topic-oriented resources:
books, including the assigned textbook by Sahni and books on reserve at
the Engineering Library.
the UW uniform access computing resources on Dante and Vergil, esp. for
posting web pages.
the MSCC computing resources.
personal computers and publically available Java compilers.
the World Wide Web and its resources related to data structures, algorithms,
and computer technology in general. Online Java
API in particular, and
of algorithms and data structures will be particularly useful.
class meetings and instructor and TA office hours.
our course community and email list.
Class Email List
Each student should subscribe to the course email list by sending a message
to email@example.com with the subject line containing the
word "subscribe". This list will serve both as a means of announcement
from the instructor and TAs and as a forum for discussing course-related
issues. The archive
is available on the web.