The student is required to write summaries of five topics. The summary is due before the class one week after the topic discussion. For example, if the second discussion of a topic happens on Oct 23, then the due time of the summary is on Oct 30 before the class.
The students will work on course projects during the course. At most three students can form a team to work on one project. In the project, the students are encouraged to work on a problem that is not studied in the literature. The project proposal is due on Oct 16.
The presentation is on the day of final exam (12/15/2017, 12pm - 1pm). The project report is due on Dec 15.
discussion participation (10%), summaries (20%), project proposal (10%), project report (50%), project presentation (10%). The project is graded based on the workload and final results.
Here is our schedule, and here is a full list of papers.
Unless specified otherwise, the due time is 5pm on the due date. If your submission is one day late, you will get 50% of the credits you normally get. If your submission is two days late, the percentage is 25%. You will get no credit for a submission two days after the due time. In case of documented illness or family emergency, the due date can be postponed accordingly at the request of the student.
This course will strictly follow the Academic Integrity Policy of Tufts University. Students are expected finish their course work independently, and their work should truthfully represent the time and effort applied. Please refer to the Academic Integrity Policy at
Tufts and the instructor of COMP 150-1 in Fall 2017 strive to create a learning environment that is welcoming students of all backgrounds. Please see the detailed accessibility policy at
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