- Wednesday, 9/4
- A data-centered discipline of information; the idea of an algorithm; live coding
- Monday, 9/9
- Homework review: the frequency meter, decibans

Assignment for overture: Introduction (also in PDF) due at 1:30 PM. - Wednesday, 9/11
- The design process and "learning capacity hours"
- Monday, 9/16
- Variants (definition by choices); How to design Universe programs: the traffic light

Assignment for cond: Simple computations and conditionals (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 9/18
- Homework retrospective: the checker, Robby's Game, and the Presidents' Game. Structures (definition by parts). Domain knowledge: Quick summary of spherical geometry
- Monday, 9/23
- Understanding
`big-bang`; structure predicates and variant data

Assignment for structures-i: Compound data (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 9/25
- Elements of computational problem-solving
- Monday, 9/30
- The power and structure of doubling

Assignment for structures-ii: Mixed data (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 10/2
- More about trees
- Monday, 10/7
- More railway functions; The Essential and the Incidental

Assignment for trees: Unbounded data (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 10/9
- Functions of multiple lists
- Monday, 10/14
**Columbus Day. No class.**- Tuesday, 10/15
- Lisp and S-expressions

Assignment for multiple-lists: When a function takes multiple lists (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 10/16
- XML and X-expressions
- Monday, 10/21
- Using tables of examples to fill in a template

Assignment for mutual-reference: Data with mutual references (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 10/23
- Repetition considered harmful; local variables and functions
*Read: First edition, Sections 19 and 20* - Monday, 10/28
- Functions as arguments

Assignment for templates: Templates and tables of examples (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Wednesday, 10/30
- List search; abstracting list search; other list functions
*Read: First edition, Sections 21 and 22* - Monday, 11/4
- Standard higher-order functions: image overlays, string processing, other applications
- Wednesday, 11/6
- More loopy functions, anonymous functions, foldl and foldr

Assignment for abstract: Abstraction (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM. - Monday, 11/11
**Veterans' Day. No class.**- Wednesday, 11/13
- generalizing from "structure" to "problem"; reading CSV files; size of Fibonacci spirals
- Monday, 11/18
- More generative recursion: building 2D trees

Assignment for loops: List processing with operations as arguments (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM.You have

**met with a TA**to plan your learning portfolio. - Wednesday, 11/20
- Solving the 2D-tree problem using generative recursion; a taste of probability
- Monday, 11/25
**In the laboratory**! Files are just lists of lines; lines can be lists of fields; the world has many computers; the joys of`provide`.- Tuesday, 11/26
*Not a class day, but Assignment for trigrams: Natural-language recognition (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM.*you have**booked a slot**to review your portfolio with a graduate writing consultant- Wednesday, 11/27
**Thanksgiving. No class.**- Monday, 12/2
- Solving problems by cutting them in half: 2D-tree, tree balance, sorting
- Wednesday, 12/4
- Unhappiness: technological impediments to learning and problem-solving
- Friday, 12/6
- Not a class day, but you have
**reviewed the final draft of your portfolio**with a graduate writing consultant. - Monday, 12/9
- Happiness: How your problem-solving skills will manifest in other settings
- Tuesday, 12/10
*Not a class day, but Assignment for portfolio: The learning portfolio (also in PDF) due at 11:59 PM.*