Your performance in this course will be measured in the following four ways:

Class participation (10%)
Students should have finished the reading materials before coming to class and be prepared to participate in class discussions.

Homework assignments (35%)
There will be 5-7 homework assignments. Unless otherwise stated, all assignments are due before Monday's class. Honor code pledge (see the Policies page) should be included in all the assignments you submit.

Course project (30%)
See the course project page for details.

Exam (25%)