T R 3:30-4:50pm
Specific Objectives: Upon completion of the course students should be able:
Course Prerequisite: MATH 2333: Discrete Math and CMPS 2133: Data Structures
Required Textbook and Materials:
Formal Languages and Automata, 5thed., Linz
JFLAP: An Interactive Formal Languages and Automata Package, by Rodger and Finley
Course Assignments and Evaluation: Quizzes and homework assignments will be assigned. These will consist of problems from those at the end of sections in the text and the JFLAP manual and problems provided by the instructor. There will be one midterm and one final.
Final grades will be based on the following criteria:
Activity percentage of grade
Boardwork and participation 20%
Homework assignments 40%
Makeup Exams and Quizzes: There is one midterm and one final exam. The only acceptable reason for missing an exam is with a valid university excuse (e.g., excuse from the doctor, death in the immediate family, etc.) A makeup exam will only be given to those students who have a valid excuse. If you know ahead of time that you will miss an exam, please see me.
Homework assignments will be accepted late up to one week after the due date with a penalty of 10%.
Boardwork assignments cannot be made up.