ECE15: Administrative Details, Winter 2015

  Textbooks: The C Programming Language, 2-nd Edition 
             by Brian W. Kernighan abd Dennis M. Ritchie
             Prentice Hall, 1988 (ISBN: 0-13-110362-8)
               -- available at the UCSD Bookstore
               -- see the list of errata for this book

             Programming in C, 4-th Edition, 
             by Stephen G. Kochan
             Addison-Wesley, 2014 (ISBN: 978-0321776419)
               -- available at the UCSD Bookstore

Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30pm -- 1:50pm Pepper Canyon Hall (PCYNH), Room 109 Discussion: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00pm -- 3:50pm Peterson Hall (PETER), Room 104 Difference between Discussions and Lectures: The discussion sections will be led by the TAs, Daniel Heineck and Janani Kalyanam, who will work out in detail specific examples and, sometimes, present clarifications of lecture material. In contrast to this, regular class lectures will be more theoretically oriented, often with fewer examples.
Midterm: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in class (usual time and place) Final Exam: Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 11:30am to 2:30pm (Peterson Hall, Room 110) Grading: Homework/Labs 30% Midterm Exam 20% Final Exam 50% General Grading Policy: The Final Exam, the Midterm Exam, and the Homeworks/Labs will be generally scored out of 100 points each. Letter grades will be assigned according to the ranking of all the students registered for the course, based upon their overall course score. Homeworks/Labs: About four or five homeworks/labs are planned for this course. They will be generally due on Thursdays (according to a schedule posted to the ECE15 course calendar). Late submissions will not be accepted. Midterm Regrading Policy: If you would like to have a portion of the Midterm Exam regraded, you will need to submit a brief written description of precisely what you think is wrong by e-mail to You can do so only during the first two weeks after the grades are posted. Late regrade requests will not be accepted.

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