CS615 Course Syllabus
Readings: P = Pressman, B = Brooks
Project Deliverables in red, special topics in green, quiz posted Thursday due following Monday
Mtg Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Sep8
Instructor/Student Introductions, Course Introduction
Denning: Who Are We?
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2
Sep15
Process-P: Ch1 Ch2 Ch3  Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Projects 2001-02 paper slides  Projects recent/current
Project Preferences
Quiz 1: P Ch 1,2,3
3
Sep22
Agile - P: Ch4
Emerging agile, extreme, pair programming
Denning: Third Wave  Introduction to Fusebox
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz 2: P Ch 4
4
Sep29
Practice & Sys Eng - P: Ch5 Ch6
"Thinking Outside Box"  Denning: Internet Time Out
Quiz 3: P Ch 5&6
5
Oct6
Requirements - P: Ch7
Denning: Flatlined
Review databases, scripting in PHP & Cold Fusion
Quiz 4: P Ch 7
Oct13 No Class -
6
Oct20
Analysis - P: Ch8 Denning: Career Redux
Security-Related Research/Projects slides
Req & Design docs
Quiz 5: P Ch 8
7
Oct27
Design & Architecture - P: Ch9 Ch10
Pattern Recognition
Quiz 6: P Ch 9&10
8
Nov3
MIDTERM EXAM (3 hours) Cover sheet
Prepare for Midterm
9
Nov10
Components & UI - P: Ch11 Ch12
Kurzweil: The law of accelerating returns
Quiz 7: P Ch 11&12
10
Nov17
Testing - P: Ch13 Ch14
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 16-19
Shorthand alphabets and pen computing JH
Impl & Test docs
Project review
Quiz 8: P Ch 13&14
Nov24 Thanksgiving - No Class -
11
Dec1
Metrics - P: Ch15
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 1-8
Quiz 9: P Ch 15
12
Dec8
Mythical Man-Month - B: Ch 9-15
Course summary/wrap-up
Manual & Tech Paper
Prototype Review
Quiz 10: B Ch 1-19
13
Dec15
Presentation/Demo Schedule
Presentation/Project Evaluation
Project Presentation
14
Dec22
FINAL EXAM (3 hours) Cover sheet Final documentation
Prepare for FINAL