perm filename FACT.F70[206,LSP] blob sn#381618
filedate 1978-09-20 generic text, type T, neo UTF8
COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT
CS 206 COMPUTING WITH SYMBOLIC EXPRESSIONS FALL 1970
ORGANIZATION OF THE COURSE
This course consists of lectures, homework (Most of this will
consist of LISP problems to be solved using the PDP-10 and with
evidence of success handed to the grader), a midterm examination, a
final examination, and a term project. The midterm will occur on
November 5 and the final examination on December 16. Projects will
be due on the day of the final examination. It is possible to get a
grade of B+ or Pass in the course without doing a project, and the
grade of INC will be given only under exceptional circumstances.
Therefore, those who aspire to some flavor of A should start their
projects early. Projects may be done either using the PDP-10 or the
I am usually to be found in the afternoon at the Artificial
Intelligence Project, (on Arastradero Road between Page Mill and
Alpine Roads), X4971, and will normally be available for brief
consultation after class.
The teaching assistant is Mr. Gunnar Grape. His office hours
are after class in Polya 202. He can also be found at the AI-project
on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Mostly in the afternoon. The
extension is 4971.
All texts plus extra copies of handouts, assignments, etc.
will be available from one of the secretaries in Room 102, Polya
during secretarial working hours.
The texts for the course will be the LISP 1.6 Programmer's
manual, the REDUCE manual, and the Course Notes. LISP is available at
a price of 2$, REDUCE will be available soon, and successive chapters
of the Course Notes will be distributed as they become available. The
price of the Course Notes is page-dependent, but 25 cents per chapter