This class is taught by Jay McCarthy.
We meet in 134 TMCB at TR 08:00-10:45.
Jay McCarthy’s office hours are 6am to 11am M-F in 3328 TMCB.
This course covers advanced programming language topics.
This year’s theme is macro systems.
This course will be structured as follows: each day we’ll hear presentations on a paper from a student; before the meeting every student will turn in a review of the paper; after the meeting every student will turn in a summary of the discussion. If a paper is particularly confusing, I’ll take the time to go over some of the necessary theory. The presenter should consult with me to design their presentations.
Macro System Introduction & Tutorial
Neil & Blake
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This schedule may change.
Reviews are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must also subscribe to this mailing list by going to http://groups.google.com/group/byu-cs-630-spring-2013.
Paper reviews are due by 5pm the day before the meeting. Discussion reviews are due by 5pm the day after the meeting.
The subject line must be: "BYU - Spring 2013 - CS 630 - date - kind", where date is the date of the meeting and kind is either Paper or Discussion.
Only one email should be sent. If more than one is sent, I will grade the oldest one.
The only file formats that will be accepted are inline text.
Reviews that do not have the correct format will receive no credit.
Your review should summarize the paper, identify its primary contributions, describe something you understood well, and describe something you had a hard time understanding. You should plan on writing approximately a page and a half of prose.
Your review should summarize the discussion, identify the main things you learned from it and/or thought deeply about, and describe what lingering questions (if any) you still have about the material. You should plan on writing approximately a page and a half of prose.
There are no exams in this course.
Each review is graded with a number between 0 and 1.
Your final numeric grade is the average of the reviews due.
I will then run the following function to convert it to a letter:
> ( (convert-to-letter ng) ( [( ng 0.93) "A"] [( ng 0.9) "A-"] [( ng 0.86) "B+"] [( ng 0.83) "B"] [( ng 0.8) "B-"] [( ng 0.76) "C+"] [( ng 0.73) "C"] [( ng 0.7) "C-"] [( ng 0.66) "D+"] [( ng 0.63) "D"] [( ng 0.6) "D-"] [ "F"]))