CS615 Course Syllabus
Readings: P = Pressman, A = Ambler, B = Brooks
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
Sep4
Instructor/Student Introductions, Course Introduction
Emerging agile, extreme, pair programming.  News
Outside Box  Denning:Who Are We?
-
2
Sep11
Product, Process, ProjMgt - P: Ch1,2,3  Slides1&2.
Intro/Orientation-A:Ch1&2  Denning: Crossing Chasm
Introduction to Fusebox
Quiz 1: P Ch 1,2,3
3
Sep18
Software Process & Project Metrics - P: Ch 4
Requirements - A: Ch 3&4  Denning: Third Wave
Projects 2001-02 paper slides  2002-03 & 2003-04
Quiz 2: A Ch 1-4
4
Sep25
Project Planning and Risk Mgmt - P: Ch 5&6
Denning: Internet Time Out
Introduction to VoiceXML & Applications
Quiz 3: P Ch 4&5
5
Oct2
Project Scheduling/Tracking and SQA - P: Ch 7&8
Denning: Flatlined
Review databases, scripting in PHP & Cold Fusion
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz 4: P Ch 6,7,8
6
Oct9
SCM and System Engineering - P: Ch 9&10 Slides3
Denning: Career Redux  
Quiz 5: P Ch 9&10
7
Oct16
Analysis topics - P: Ch 11,12
Take student photos for face reco database
Quiz 6: P Ch 11&12
8
Oct23
Design - P: Ch 13&14
Shorthand alphabets and pen computing
Quiz 7: P Ch 13&14
9
Oct30
User Interface & Component Design - P:Ch15&16
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 16-19
Special Topic - TBD
Req & Design docs
Quiz 8: P Ch 15&16
10
Nov6
MIDTERM EXAM (3 hours) Cover sheet
Prepare for Midterm
11
Nov13
Software Testing, Strategies, Metrics - P: Ch17,18,19
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 1-8
Kurzweil: The law of accelerating returns
Quiz 9: P Ch 17,18,19
12
Nov20
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 9-15
Special Topic - TBD
Project review
Quiz 10: B Ch 1-19
Nov27 Thanksgiving - No Class -
13
Dec4
Presentation/Demo Schedule Prepare presentation
14
Dec11
Presentation/Demo Schedule
Presentation/Project Evaluation
Final documentation
Prepare presentation