Course Syllabus
Readings: Dawson,  Deliverables in red,  Take quizzes on Blackboard.
Weeks are listed on Wednesday when quizzes are posted that are due the following Monday.

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
May 30
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Assignment 1 (due week 3)
Projects 2001-02 slides 
Security-Related Research/Projects slides
Introductions
Project Preferences
2
Jun 6
First classroom meeting - June 6
Ch 1: Introduction
Ch 2: Research
Intro Pattern Recog   Biometric Dance
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz1: Ch1+Project Papers
   (see week 1 for papers)
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
3
Jun 13
Assignment 2 (due week 5)
Ch 3: Choosing project/writing proposal
   Denning: Who Are We?
Ch 4: Project planning/risk management
   Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Assignment 1
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
4
Jun 20
Second classroom meeting - June 20
Ch 5: Literature searching and reviews
   Denning: Third Wave
Ch 6: Software development
   Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
5
Jun 27
Ch 7: Controlling your project
   Denning: Career Redux
Ch 8: Presenting your project in writing
   Denning: Flatlined
Assignment 2
Draft of Technical Paper
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
6
Jul 4
Ch 9: Presentation skills
   Denning: Programmers Myth
Ch 10: Final considerations
   Soft Skills
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
7
Jul 11
Third classroom meeting - July 11
Presentation/Demo Schedule
Presentation/Project Evaluation
User Manual/Tech Paper
Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
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