CSE 260 Grading and Course Policies
Fall 2006
Scott B. Baden


Plan on attending lecture regularly and completing the assigned readings prior to the start of class. Lecture complements the text and may cover different material, or offer a different perspective. Lecture slides will be provided after class, so be prepared to take notes.


Grading will be based on homework assignments, class participation, and a term research project. The programming assignments and the project may be done in a team of two.

Homework assignments (45%)
There will be 4 or 5 homework assignments. The assignments will vary in form: commenting on assigned readings,  working out pencil and paper designs, programming and experimentation.  Programming assignments may be done in groups of two, but others must be done individually. While I encourage you to discuss the assignments with your classmates, you must write your assignments independently. Similar rules apply to groups. If you aren't sure about this, see me.  Here are some notes on technical writing .  
Project (45%)
There will be a 4 week mini research project.  You may work individually or in a team of two. I will discuss the projects around the fourth week of the quarter. If you have an idea for a research project, come see me. 
Class Participation (10%)
Be prepared to discuss the readings during lecture, and contribute to the class discussions.

Academic Integrity

I expect you to do your own work. Though I don't expect there to be a problem in a graduate course, academic integrity which will be strictly enforced. Anyone found plagiarizing another's work, or making their own work available to others, will receive a 0 on the assignment or test and face other possible consequences.   You are assumed to be familiar with the Academic Honestly Policies for this course, as described in the following document: http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/~baden/Integrity.html. If you aren't sure about this policy be sure and see me.


I'll accept late assignments not later than Friday of the week the assignment is due. A penalty of 5% will be assessed for each day the assignment is late.

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