University of Maryland

CMSC 420 Data Structures, Summer 2008

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 (4th Thursday of course?) class  
  • Final Exam: (25%-40%) on Wednesday, (last week of class) 12:30am-2:30 pm  
  • Project: (25%-40%) 
    • Part 1: June 18, 2008 with 24 hour grace period. No submissions accepted for credit after 10PM 6/18/2008 +24 without approval of Darth Hugue.
    • Part 2: due 10:00 PM TBD.
    • Part 3: due 10:00 PM TBD.
    • Class Participation: up to 5% 

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