CS615 Course Syllabus
Readings: P = Pressman, A = Ambler, B = Brooks, XP = Ambler-XP
Deliverables in red, special topics in green, quiz posted Thursday due following Monday
Absence: Web 1-914-944-2963, UID/PW, course, date
Mtg Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Sep5
Course Introduction, Discuss Projects and Teams
Emerging agile, extreme, pair programming.  News
Outside Box Previous Projects  Denning:Who Are We?
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2
Sep12
Product, Process, ProjMgt - P: Ch1,2,3  Slides1&2.
Intro/Orientation-A:Ch1&2  Denning: Crossing Chasm
Introduction to VoiceXML & Applications
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz 1: P Ch 1,2,3
3
Sep19
Software Process & Project Metrics - P: Ch 4
Requirements - A: Ch 3&4  Denning: Third Wave
Review of last year's projects
Quiz 2: A Ch 1-4
4
Sep26
Project Planning and Risk Mgmt - P: Ch 5&6
XP: Ch 1-5  Denning: Internet Time Out
Review databases, scripting in PHP & Cold Fusion
Quiz 3: P Ch 4&5
5
Oct3
Project Scheduling/Tracking and SQA - P: Ch 7&8
XP: Ch 6-10  Denning: Flatlined
Shorthand alphabets and pen computing
Requirements document
Quiz 4: P Ch 6,7,8
6
Oct10
SCM and System Engineering - P: Ch 9&10 Slides3
Denning: Career Redux  
Quiz 5: XP Ch 1-10
7
Oct17
MIDTERM EXAM (3 hours) Cover sheet
Prepare for Midterm
8
Oct24
Analysis topics - P:Ch11,12   XP: Ch 11-15
6 pm: Dr. Wang (IBM): NLP and dialog systems
Dr. Cha: Discriminative power of biometrics
Design doc/Project review
Quiz 6: P Ch 11&12
9
Oct31
Design - P: Ch 13&14   XP: Ch 16-21
Art Evans/Saurabh Pethe: User verification system
Quiz 7: XP Ch 11-21
10
Nov7
User Interface & Component Design - P:Ch15&16
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 16-19
8 pm: Rick Bassett (DPS): Coin grading system
Quiz 8: P Ch 13,14,15,16
11
Nov14
Software Testing, Strategies, Metrics - P: Ch17,18,19
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 1-8
Kurzweil: The singularity is near
Quiz 9: P Ch 17,18,19
12
Nov21
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 9-15
DARPA's New Cognitive Systems Vision
Major project review
Quiz 10: B Ch 1-19
Nov28 Thanksgiving - No Class -
13
Dec5
Presentation/Demo Schedule 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Project Evaluation Sheet   Walkthrough Signup
Final documentation
Prepare presentation
14
Dec12
FINAL EXAM (3 hours) Cover sheet Prepare for FINAL