CIS 573 - Fall 2011

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CIS 573 Schedule



Date Lecture Topics Assigned Readings & Other Info

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Sept 7
Sept 12
  • Intro to software testing
Sept 14
  • Homework #1 is now available. It is due on Oct 5 at 4:30pm.
Sept 19
Sept 21
Sept 26
Sept 28
Oct 3
Oct 5
Oct 10
  • No classes: Fall Break
Oct 12
  • Special topic: "Software testing at Comcast"
  • Presented by Joel Singh, Director of Quality Assurance at Comcast Interactive Media
Oct 17
Oct 19
Oct 24
Oct 26
Oct 31
  • Midterm Exam
  • The exam will be held in Claudia Cohen Hall G17.
  • A study guide is available.
  • Solutions for quizzes #1 - 4 are in the "Course Documents" section in Blackboard.
Nov 2
Nov 7
Nov 9
Nov 14
  • Special topic: "How Software is Engineered at Google"
  • Presented by Phil Gross, Software Engineer at Google NYC
Nov 16
  • Pressman, Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach (6th ed.), chapters 3 and 4 (available in the "Course Documents" section of Blackboard)
Nov 21
  • F. Brooks, "No Silver Bullet" (1987 version)
  • Pressman, Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach (6th ed.), chapter 9 (available in the "Course Documents" section of Blackboard)
Nov 23
  • No class today!
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 28
  • Selected sections from Gamma, Helm, Johnson, and Vlissides' Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software are in the "Course Documents" section of Blackboard
Nov 30
Dec 5
Dec 7
Dec 15
  • Final Exam
  • Scheduled by registrar for 3-5pm
  • A study guide is available.
  • Last names A-L: take the exam in LRSM Auditorium
  • Last names M-Z: take the exam in Berger Auditorium (basement of Skirkanich)