
There is no assigned textbook for this course but you might find one or more of the following texts useful:
Assignments will be posted every week before class, and will be due one week later, before class. No late submissions will be accepted, as the problems will be discussed during lecture.
The assignments are posted in PDF and Postscript formats. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free PDF reader available for a wide variety of platforms, you can find it here. Postscript can be viewed with Ghostview (on Unix/Linux machines), GSView (on Windows) or MacGSView (for Macs); all of which may be found here.
Turnin should be on paper (by hand), or electronicaly (by email or webbased). Accepted file formats for electronic turnin are:
 Microsoft Office, including Visio
 HTML
 Postscript/PDF (PDF preferred)
 Plain text: this will often be a bit awkward as mathematical formulas are not easy to write in text.
 Standard graphic formats  GIF/JPEG: If you have drawings or diagrams that you want to add to your text document, you can scan them and attach them to the message.
 If you need to turn in more than 2 files, please archive them to ZIP format, and turn in the archive
Assignments
 Assignment 1 (PDF, PS), due January 10th
 Solutions (PPT)
 Mean: 42.62, Median: 45.5, Std. Dev.: 9.362
 Assignment 2 (Text File), due January 17th
 Solutions (PPT)
 Mean: 29.24, Median: 31.25, Std. Dev.: 9.159
 Including extra credit: Mean: 29.78, Median: 31.5, Std. Dev.: 9.544
 Assignment 3 (PDF, PS), due January 24th
 Mean: 44.63, Median: 49, Std. Dev.: 9.588
 Assignment 4 (DOC, PDF), due January 31th
 Solutions (PPT)
 Mean: 40.97, Median: 42, Std. Dev.: 3.560
 Including extra credit: Mean: 43.68, Median: 44, Std. Dev.: 4.963
 Assignment 5 (DOC, PDF), due February 7th
 Solutions (PPT)
 Mean: 45.71, Median: 47.25, Std. Dev.: 4.754
 Sample Final Project Topics (from Winter 2002)
 Assignment 6 (PPT, PDF) See also http://www.cs.washington.edu/education/courses/csep590/06wi/hw6help.txt, http://www.cs.washington.edu/education/courses/csep590/06wi/dc.txt
 Mean: 33.77, Median: 34, Std. Dev.: 6.046
 Assignment 7 (Starting at slide 59 in the lecture deck: PPT, PDF) See also http://www.cs.washington.edu/education/courses/csep590/06wi/HW7Prob4Data.txt
 Mean: 41.97, Median: 44, Std. Dev.: 5.866
 Assignment 8 (DOC, PDF), due February 28th
 Solutions (PPT)
 Schedule of Final Project Presentations
 Final Project Papers and Presentations
TBA
Computer Science & Engineering University of Washington Box 352350 Seattle, WA 981952350 (206) 5431695 voice, (206) 5432969 FAX [comments to benaloh at cs.washington.edu] 