PDF document of the lecture notes (software engineering book) is available here
Office hours: Tuesday, Friday 3 (12:00 - 1:20 p.m.)
Room 711, CoRE Building
Phone: (848) 445-6399
Office hours: Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. or by appointment
Room 733, CoRE Building
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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The issue of which programming language to use often arises, and here
is an interesting view: If
programming languages were religions...   (or try this). You can also find some
comments at Slashdot here.
Also check The Top Languages of 2012, Written by Mike James | Monday, 07 January 2013.
US News has released its list of the 100 best jobs in 2014, and the No. 1 job on the list is: software developer.
Check also: It's Better To Be A Software Programmer Than A Doctor In 2014
The growing field of computer science: Where are the jobs?, by Toni Bowers | September 24, 2012: The level of employment for computer scientists is expected to grow 19 percent in the next eight years. Check out who’s hiring and what the average salaries are (spoiler: Software Engineer tops the list!)
Check also this U.S Department of Labor website.
For UML tutorials and reference documents, also check http://www.uml.org
Click here for the optional online readings page.
Click here for the description of how to work on team projects. All students are urged to examine this document carefully, since the project constitutes the main part of the final grade.
Click here for the list of class projects and their descriptions.
Project deliverables and deadlines are listed here.
|Quizzes||20 %   → a 20-minute quiz will be taken at the start of each lecture (except the first)|
|Note: class attendance is critical and the grade will be reduced proportionally by up to 5 %, depending on the number of unexcused missed classes|
|Exams:||15 % final exam|
|Project reports (total 3):||10 % first, 11 % second, 12 % third|
|Project demos (total 2):||16 % each|
|Project e-Archive:||(∗) Can reduce the overall grade by 10 % if missing or inadequate|
Observe that 35 % of the grade is individual-based (questions and exams), and 65 % is team-based (project deliverables). Please check the detailed project grading policy.
Requests for grade review will be considered no later than two weeks after notification of the grade.
All exams and quizzes are open book, meaning that the students can have
access to the textbook or any other paper-based materials.
No cell phone, laptops, or other networked devices are allowed at the exams for two reasons:
See also: Policy on Academic Integrity for Undergraduate and Graduate Students.
It is the students responsibility to confirm with the course supervisor that all arrangements are in place well in advance of the scheduled date of the exam.
If the student fails to make arrangements before the exams, we may not be able to accomodate last-moment requests.
See: Office of Disability Services for Students.
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