ECE15: Administrative Details, Fall 2014


Lectures: There will be two sections of ECE15 this quarter, Section A taught 
by Prof. Vikash Gilja and Section B taught by Prof. Alexander Vardy. The 
lecture times are as follows:

     Section A: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00pm -- 6:20pm
                  Warren Lecture Hall (WLH), Room 2005
     Section B: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30pm -- 4:50pm
                  Center Hall (CENTR), Room 119

Discussions:
     Mondays, 10:00am -- 10:50am, Pepper Canyon Hall (PCYNH), Room 109
     Mondays, 3:00pm -- 3:50pm, Pepper Canyon Hall (PCYNH), Room 122
     Wednesdays, 3:00pm -- 3:50pm Center Hall (CENTR), Room 212
     Wednesdays, 4:00pm -- 4:50pm Center Hall (CENTR), Room 212
     Fridays, 3:00pm -- 3:50pm Pepper Canyon Hall (PCYNH), Room 122

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.


  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
             Sams, 2004 (ISBN: 9780321776419)
               -- available at the UCSD Bookstore

Midterm: Thursday, November 13, 2014, in class (usual time and place) Final Exam: Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:00pm to 6:00pm (Section B) Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00pm to 10:00pm (Section A) Grading: Homework/Labs 20% Homework Quizzes 10% 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 in each section, based upon their overall course score. Midterm Regrading Policy: If you would like to have a portion of the Midterm Exam regraded, you will need to submit your graded exam and a brief written description (on a separate piece of paper) of precisely what you think is wrong. Do not write anything on the original exam. You can submit this material to either of the TAs. 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. Homework Quizzes: There will be an in-class quiz following the submission of every homework. The quiz questions will be closely related to the homework material. You will need an i-clicker device, available from the UCSD bookstore, in order to take part in the quizzes.

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