Course Related Announcments

Project Deadline postponed

Greetings All, kindly note that the project deadline has been postponed till Thursday 29 June

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Project Evaluations

Project Evaluation will take place on Sunday 3/7 as the following. Team 1-> 10-10:30 Team 2-> 10:30 - 11. Team 3-> 11 - 11:30. Team 4-> 11:30 - 12

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Midterm coverage

Lectures 1 to 4 inclusive + their practice assignments. Links to shown videos are available in last lecture slide of the respective lecture the video was shown in. Sample midterms have been posted (not all questions have been covered yet in the lectures).

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Project grades

Have been posted to intranet. Check your grade. There is a number of presentations with no name. Contact instructor if you got a zero and have submitted a presentation.

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Lecture & lab...

We are going to have the lecture and lab (tomorrow 13 Feb) in C3.225

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Tommorow's lectuer...

No new topic will be taught tomorrow. Lecture dedicated to your progress in the project. Bring laptops and prepare questions!

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Midterm details...

Midterm has 4 questions: Interaction styles (27/70, Brain 20/70, Perception 13/70, Research Frontiers 10/70). No cheating sheet is allowed.

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Compensation lecture

Compensation lecture will be held on Thursday April 27th 5th slot in H12

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Lecture today...

I was informed that many students won't be able to come today to the substitute lecture. Hence, I am canceling it and will give a lecture on coming Monday in regular class time/location.

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Compensation lecture

will be conducted on Tuesday 4th slot in C6.204

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Project team marking...

Since the submitted projects are incomplete - the project will be marked based on subteam effort. Each team should send one email to the TA and instructor with the following: 1) the sub-teams within each team and which part each sub-team was responsible for. 2) the members of each subteams 3) where in the repo is the work of that subteam. Deadline for sending this email is Thursday, April 20th.

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Compilation errors clarification

I have checked the posted source code. There are two files that are not actually used and are the source of all syntax errors. Delete those two files: ResponseSender.java and StaticFiles.java

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Exam coverage

The exam is inclusive of all content of the course. Last two lectures will be covered theoretically only since you did not take a tutorial on them. Thus, any questions related to them will be asking about basic concepts mentioned in lecture slides.

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Survey details & deadline...

The deadline for submitting the survey is April 30th (via MET website). The minimum number of papers to be cited is 25 -- covering the period from 1980s to 2016. In other words, you must cite earlier influential work as well as latest works. The number of papers citing a paper is a reflection of how important a paper is. You must develop a taxonomy of the works you are covering and include that in the paper. Read this for a brief intro to surveys: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Review_article Use the paper template here to write the survey paper: http://www.sigchi.org/publications/chipubform You can (and should) include images of different works in your survey. Survey topics are listed in the survey-list document in the Materials section. Sample surveys are also available in the Materials section on MET website.

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Seminar canceled tommorow

on Tuesday, April 11th, we will not have a seminar meeting. We will meet following Tuesday.

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Grade details

posted in a spreadsheet on MET.

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Exam...

Here are the question headers and assigned weight. Q1: Indexing Structures (20/100), Q2: Logical & Physical Operators (15/100), Q3: Query Optimization (20/100), Q4: Logs & Recovery (10/100), Q5: Transactions (10/100), Q6: Concurrency Control (10/100), Q7: Spatial Database (10/100), Q8: NoSQL Database *bonus*( 5/100). Note: exam will be recalculated on the system from 95 to make last question bonus.

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Exam open notes

You can bring the lecture notes with you to the exam.

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Revision lecture

Today Monday May22nd 4PM in C6.203

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Sample exams

Posted on MET website.

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Project evaluation

Will be held tomorrow Wednesday, May 3rd as follows: Facebook: 11 PM ebay: 12 PM wallmart: 1 PM amazon: 2 PM Will be held in C6.204 One member from each subteam must attend.

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Survey report deadline...

extended to May 2nd 11:59PM. Submission via MET website.

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Exam open notes clarification...

You can bring the lecture slides along. You can have an aid sheet as well beside that if you like.

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Evaluations today postponed

Due to an emergency, evaluations scheduled today May 3rd are postponed to May 7th. Same schedule as announced before.

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Student Presentation Schedule

Posted in materials section under week 1. A change has been due to the increase in number of students. Each week 3 students will present. The presentation should last for 20 minutes and 10 minutes questions.

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HCI exam aids...

1 Aid Sheet Double-sided A4-size Handwritten (not photocopied) + Calculator

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HCI Project Delivery date...

Project delivery deadline is Dec 12th, 11:50PM. Email your TA links to downloadable files (source code + binary + video).

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Survey Topics posted

in materials section - under week 1.

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HCI exam details

Design Critique 22/100, HCI Laws 8/100, Human Psychology and Physiology 15/100, Experiment Design and Analysis 20/100, Interaction Styles 5/100, HCI Design Problem 15/100, Research Frontiers [videos] 15/100

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CSEN 703/707 exam topics

Here are the exam question topics and weights: Analysis Using Summations (10 pts), Analysis Using Recurrences (10 pts), Amortized Analysis (10 pts), Divide and Conquer Algorithm Design (15 pts), Greedy Algorithm Design (15 pts), Dynamic Programming Algorithm Design (15 pts), Graphs (20 pts), Heaps (5 pts).

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Project deadline...

Extended to Dec 15th 11:50PM.

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Exam topic clarification....

Master theorem is included under recurrences.

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A2 raw data

Raw data file has been updated. Ignore previously posted file. Instead use the the file labeled A2 Raw-Data

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Seminar shifted one week

We will not have a meeting this week. All weeks shifted one week forward. Check updated schedule.

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Midterm aid sheet

1 aid sheet allowed. A4 size. Double sided. Handwritten. No photocopies.

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Milestone 1 postponed

to Thursday March 9th.

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Crash course in HCI

tomorrow Wed at 2:15. Come to my office and we'll find a room.

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Midterm info...

Short Questions: 10/70, Architecture Styles: 18/70, Caching: 10/70, Reflection: 8/70, Design Question: 24/70

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Papers posted...

Paper 12 is available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B03SaNyIsL_2a1E3WHVBYjJEaDA

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Monday 20th Feb lecture canceled

A substitute lecture will be announced later this week.

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Topics assignment

Available in materials section under second week. Those who did not find a team or a topic should consult the uploaded file.

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Sample quizzes and midterms...

Available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B03SaNyIsL_2RHI3Z2ZERnQ4WGs

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Lecture location...

Starting from the week of Feb 25th, lecture will be held in H6.

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Milestone 2 postponed

Postponed to April 4th

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Best Project

Dear valued students, First of all, I would like to express my real gratitude to all the effort you did on the Digital System Design Course, especially the effort you spent on your projects. Actually, I have seen many excellent projects, and the selection of the best one was not an easy task. I took may criteria into consideration including complexity, creativity, neatness, and presentation. After checking all the submitted project, I would like to announce the best DSD project for winter 2015 semester. The best project is: *** To Beat or Not to Beat *** The project is implemented by the students: Baher Abdo Shaban, Ahmed Ashraf Awwad, Omar Ali Radwan, Abdelrahman Rustom, Mohmaed Khaled, Ahmed Ibrahim Oraby You may check their project at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYnhgrZEJS4 Thank you all again and wish you a pleasant and relaxing mid-year recess :) Regards, Mohamed

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Office Hours

There will be office hours in the week of 21 to 25th of May during the following time slots in c7-216: Sunday the 21st: from 1pm to 4pm Thursday the 25th: The 4th Slot

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