CS312 Spring 2002 Announcement Archive
- The 312 final exam is in Kimball B11, 3:00PM
- Sample finals are available down on the bottom of the page.
- Stats for PS6 are available, as well as updated total stats
in the usual place (and grades as well).
TAs are holding office hours this week. You are encouraged
to take advantage of this.The CS312 Pente Tournament will be held Friday night at 6pm
Upson B17 (not Kimball B11, due to equipment failure). The
22+ submitted Pente players will be fighting it out for the
prize. Non-competing students and friends are welcome to come watch and
cheer on the teams. There will be pizza too. If you've already submitted a
player, feel free to send
us an appropriate name for your player, to be displayed on-screen
during the tournament.
Tournament info update: the processor is now a PIII -- 1.0 GHz, still
with 512 MB of RAM, and each player will have the machine
essentially to itself. The time limit is now 5 minutes per player.
- If you want to participate in the Pente Tournament, make sure you send
Hubert email! Tournament details are also online; please read them
carefully. (changes are here ).
- The submission system is back up. You have an extension until 2am.
DO NOT E-MAIL US YOUR FILES!
- PS6 submission clarifications have been updated, please see
this for updates.
- The AI's have been updated for Pente. New distributions are
available on the ps6 page here
- In case you haven't noticed, grades for the design reviews have
been online for a few days now in the usual place.
- Submission instructions have been updated and PS6 submission is
- An update to the game signatures (as seen in the newsgroup) is
online and available for download. See the
spec page for links. Also with it are the updated UI files.
- The long-awaited problem set 6 spec change is now online.
You can go to the PS6 HW page
or go directly
- Online as well is a histogram for the total grade
- Prelim 2 grades are online. Also online are current total
scores for all students.
- Prelim 2 stats: median 63, stdev 15. Histogram. Scores will be online
soon. Exams and exam solutions
can be picked up from Esha or in section Monday.
- To alleviate some confusion, here are the design review times with
Thursday 1:30 - 3:30 is in Upson 4139
Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 is in Upson 328
Friday 11:00 - 4:00 is in Upson 331
- Walter Bell's office hours have been moved to 328 Upson effective
now. His design reviews for tomorrow have also been moved
to 328 Upson.
- Problem Set 6 is available. Due May 2.
Design reviews April 15-19, specification change April 20.
- PS5 solutions overview was posted in the newsgroup
- Sign up for a design review session before it's too late!
- Problem Set 4 was rescored to make the LRU trie problem worth half
as much. Effect: almost everyone's score goes up a bit.
- Problem Set 5 is due Monday at
midnight. Last updated March 30, 4:15pm.
- No office hours for Jeff V again...if anybody is actually interested
in office hours on Friday, I'd like to hear it.
- Prelim 1 statistics: median 65, standard deviation 14, max 89, min 13. See
- Professor Morrisett will teach Thursday's lecture.
- Professor Myers' office hours are canceled this week.
- Abhishek's Wednesday office hours are canceled this week unless anyone
needs them - email him if so.
- No office hours for Jeff V this week either.
- Problem Set 4 is due March 15. Last updated
- A test script for the LRU trie has been provided, along with sample
dumps generated from a correctly implemented trie.
- The decompression dictionary
specification for insert is now a little clearer and easier to
- To help us test your code, all 'checks' clauses must be implemented to
Fail exception if the check fails. Remember that
checks clauses obligate the implementer to do the check!
- We recommend using unit testing to make sure your data structures work
properly, rather than just relying on integration testing.
- Some hints were added to the karma problem.
- Graded prelims can be picked up from Esha in Upson 4119. Scores are
- There are some induction handouts and exercises added below.
- No office hours for Jeff V this week.
- First prelim is in Hollister B14. We will spill over to Hollister 110 if
we need more room.
- Everyone must now have a partner for doing problem sets 3–6.
- Problem Set 3 is due Monday. The
specifications in sig-rsa.sig have been
revised and clarified from the original release. (Feb. 18)
- Jeff Hartline will be out of town next week and so therefore his office
hours are cancelled for next week.
- Problem Set 2 Solutions are now available.
- You need to find a partner to work on Problem Set 3. Partners must be
found by Monday, February 11 and can be submitted (to the online
submission system) once the PS2 deadline has passed. If you don't find a
partner in time, we will find one for you and penalize your group 1
point on PS3.
- The percentage of points allocated to the various problem sets and exams
has been changed from what was originally posted in the course overview.
Exams are 50% of the points in the course.
- The 12:20 section has switched rooms from Thurston 202 to Phillips 403
- Histogram is up for PS1. See the statistics link.
- Problem Set 2 is now available. It is due
Wednesday, Feb. 6.
- There are new instructions for how to compile PS up, you'll want to read
- Section locations for the first and last section were flipped. Check here
for the correct locations.
- If you were pre-enrolled for the class the submission system should now
work. Test it out now, and if you are unable to get in e-mail us ASAP and we
will fix it. Don't wait until the last minute, it does take us a little time
to make changes.
- Problem Set 1 has been changed. For part 2,
the function of part (b) should return real, not bool. The write-up and the
code have been modified accordingly.
- Everything on the webpage should work (except for grades and the
submission system). Post on the newsgroup (or e-mail us) if there are any
- There will be section on Wed(1/23). See the Overview
page for locations.