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Formal Languages & Automata
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Class Announcements 

  • 2018-12-10 The grade for HW7 is posted. Each whole problem is allocated for 30 points. It will be available for picking up at Fenix's office hour on Tuesday.
  • 2018-11-20 The seventh homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-11-11 The sixth homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-11-01 The fifth homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-10-30 The graded midterms will be officially returned on this Thursday (Nov. 1).
  • 2018-10-25 As graded HW3 was not made available at the first section today, the official return date, in terms of considering deadlines for grading issues is pushed back for one week for this assignment. However, you are still recommended to get back your graded copy (if you haven't) and resolve grading issues as early as possible. The remaining HW3 copies are currently with Zane and please confirm with him (or us all) for rechieving yours.
  • 2018-10-18 The midterm will not cover chapters 4 and 5.
  • 2018-10-18 The fourth homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-10-10 Zane Smith's office hours for Thursday 10/11 are cancelled.
  • 2018-10-02 Suraj Raghavan's office hours Friday 10/5 only are changed to 2pm to 3pm.
  • 2018-09-27 The grade for the first homework has been posted. Fenix adopts the following convention. Each small problem (those labeled with letters e.g. 1.4.e) worth 10 points, but the scores are only written on the paper for each big problem (i.e. you may be getting a "27/30" for problem 1.4 if you made an error worth 3 points in one of the small problems within 1.4) as well as for the whole assignment (out of 130).
  • 2018-09-27 The third homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-09-20 The second homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-09-17 Fenix's office hour tomorrow will be changed to 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. This is a temporary adjustment and is only effective for this week.
  • 2018-09-17 For students using the international edition of the textbook, please check if the problem numbers in the homework are consistent to the standard versin (i.e. non-international edition, and the 3rd edition). All posted problem numbers are from the standard version.
  • 2018-09-12 The first homework assignment has been posted.
  • 2018-09-06 There will be no discussions held the first week of class as indicated on the assignment calendar.
  • 2018-08-30 The assignment calendar has been posted. Ensure that you can attend the examinations, else withdraw from the class.
  • 2018-08-30 Read the CS&E department policies on student academic conduct. You will be treated as if you have read and understood this document.
  • 2018-08-30 Note that moodle will be used only to store grades via the link on the left. Do not endeavor to submit work to moodle. The grades link on the left will take you there once we've recorded a grade for the first homework.
  • 2018-08-30 Please read the syllabus carefully. You will be treated as if you have read and understood all aspects of the syllabus --- no exceptions. Pay particular attention to the section on Scholastic Conduct.