Latest Project Specification

The BIG 420 Meesh Project's Part 3 Specification is ready: Part 3 Specification (PDF) Part 3 Sample Input, .Submit file
Previous Specifications:
Part 2 Specification (PDF) (PS) (HTML). Part2 Stater Kit
Part 1 Specification (PDF) (PS) (HTML). Part1 Stater Kit

Hopefully, the webpage should be enough for project specification, for more resources, please visit (http://www.cs.umd.edu/users/meesh/420/).

Project submission will be to the submit server. Here's a tutorial on how to submit.

Course Essentials

Major Scheduled Grading Events

  • Two 80 minute in-class Tests: 10/1, 11/5 (20% each)
  • Cumulative Final Exam: 12/17 1:30-3:30pm (32%)
  • Project (28%):
    • Part 1: (100 pts) Due 9/26/14 23:59PM with 48 hour grace period. No later submissions accepted for credit--only good faith effort.
    • Part 2: (250 pts) Due 11/14/14 23:59PM with 48 hour grace period . No later submissions accepted for credit--only good faith effort.
    • Part 3: (250 pts) Due 12/12/14 23:59PM with 48 hour grace period. Extensions limited to university rules.
      • Note 1: we reserve the right to fail you in the absence of a good-faith effort on the project. Dr. Hugue is the sole arbiter of this issue, and the minimum number of project points to pass the class will be no fewer than 300.
      • Note 2: in the presence of a good faith effort and a minimum number of project points bounded above by 450, your final grade will be the maximum of the following: 20% per test + 28% project + 32% final exam; 20% max test + 28% project + 52% final exam; 20% per test + 35% project + 25% final exam.
CMSC 420 Fall 2014, Prof. Michelle Hugue and Ruofei Du. Copyright 2014. All rights reserved.
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