Notes for 25 Sept 2006

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  • Notetaker = Pete
  • Richard talked about DUC/how to get involved
  • Questions
    • Q: What's the pre-req for CDS110A?
    • A: Ma2;
    • Q: Can we really do anything as a first term freshman?
    • A: YES! There are plenty of projects on both the SW and HW side; check out work study program, etc
  • Material about 75
    • Course Outline
    • Course Admin
    • Summary: Get Involved! Uncle Sam wants you!
    • Handout--Record of who was in room.
  • Questions
    • Q: What type of HW?
    • A: Write a GOTCHA charts, go onto bugzilla,...
    • Q: Is this project a mod of alice, or new system?
    • A: Same car, but almost everything else is going to have to change. We have an autonomous car
    • Q: Any other meetings this week?
    • A: None, except for courses (EE/CS 148, etc)
    • Q: Can undergrads do research projects?
    • A: Yes! If nothing else, CDS 190, but start with advisor
    • Q: CS 11, Multi-threaded programming, what are pre-reqs?
    • A: Have to know how to program in C++
    • Q: Should we email you about what options we're interested in?
    • A: put this on the interest sheet; talk to RMM if tracks don't fit
    • Q: Frosh not taking ME 75--what can we do?
    • A: Come to team meetings; take course if you can! Get the credit!
    • Q: How much additional time with linked course?
    • A: No additional time. Reality: will take a little more time to do implementation than just theory.
    • Q: does 75 count for design project?
    • A: In ME, 75 counts as a bunch of stuff, in EE counts as some stuff, in CS counts as some stuff, SHOULD BE EXPLICIT IN COURSE CATALOG; for ME/EE/CS this typically counts as plenty for project; for CNS/BIO/PH it can be hacked. Faculty typically supportive.
    • Send additional questions to RMM email!