University of Maryland

CMSC 420 Data Structures, Spring 2009

Current Announcements
  • Check the CMSC 420 course pages on the blackboard project news and update forum daily for project clarifications. All project-related questions will be answered on the appropriate discussion board to ensure all students equal access to the information. Answers will not be emailed.
Latest Project Specification
  • Explicit updates of project resources will be made on blackboard. However, as backup to blackboard access, we will maintain the same path for specifications and essential resources. So, you can check here in case blackboard is flaky (
Course Essentials
Projects, Quizzes, and Exams
  • Quizzes: (15-20%) Best 3 of 4 (TBD);
  • Midterm: (20-30%) on (TBD) in class  
  • Final Exam: (25%-40%) on Wednesday, May 20, 10:30am-12:30 pm  
  • Project: (25%-40%) 
    • Part 1: TBD with 24 hour grace period. No submissions accepted for credit after 10PM TBD+24.
    • Part 2: due 10:00 PM TBD.
    • Part 3: due 10:00 PM TBD.
    • Part 4: due 10:00 PM TBD.
    • Class Participation: up to 5% 

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