CS 61A: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Spring 2019
Instructor: Dan Garcia
MWF 2-3 in Wheeler Auditorium

Thursday, February 14
  • Optional Hog strategy contest ends Friday 2/22.
  • Homework 3 is due Thursday 2/21.
  • Midterm 1

  • CS Mentors Sections

    • Small sections designed to help you get more individual attention
    • See @684 on piazza
    • If you want a unit for a CSM section must be done by Wed, Feb 13th (add / drop deadline)
    • Note: you don't have to sign up for a unit to get a section
Wednesday, February 13
  • Optional Hog strategy contest ends Friday 2/22.
  • Homework 3 is due Thursday 2/21.
  • Midterm 1

    • Scores have been released on Gradescope
    • Exam PDF
    • Solutions PDF
    • Video Walkthroughs
    • Please review rubrics and solutions before submitting regrade request
    • Regrade requests on gradescope are due Wed, Feb 13th at 11:59 PM
  • The add / drop deadline is Wed, Feb 13th

    • It is still possible to swap to CS 10; however, it will require making up the work
    • Their late add policy is here in section 10
  • CS Mentors Sections

    • Small sections designed to help you get more individual attention
    • See @684 on piazza
    • If you want a unit for a CSM section must be done by Wed, Feb 13th (add / drop deadline)
    • Note: you don't have to sign up for a unit to get a section
Friday, February 8
  • Homework 2 is released and is due Friday 2/8 @ 11:59pm.
  • Midterm 1 on Monday 2/11 7-8 PM

    • Emphasis on functions, assignment, iteration, higher-order functions, and environment diagrams.
    • No recursion
    • The Midterm 1 study guide will be included with your exam.
    • You may bring 1 two-sided sheet of hand-written notes.
    • Seating assignments and exam accomodations will be released this Weekend.
    • HKN Review Session Saturday 2/9 12-3 PM in HP Auditorium
    • CSM Review Session Sunday 2/10 2-4 PM in GPB100
  • No lab this week 2/11-2/13
  • Monday's lecture is on recursion (out of scope of midterm)

    • We recommend you don't attend but instead watch the recording and use the time for studying
Week 3 Class Material
  • Lecture 6: Iteration
  • Lecture 7: Function Examples 1
  • Lecture 8: Function Examples 2
  • CS 61A Textbook:
  • Disc 02: Higher-Order Functions
  • Wednesday, February 6
    • Homework 2 is released and is due Friday 2/8 @ 11:59pm.
    • Hog has been released! Entire project due Thursday 2/7

      • You can work with a partner on Phases 2 & 3.
      • Submit everything by Wednesday 2/6 for an early submission bonus point.
    • Midterm 1

      • HKN Review Session Saturday 2/9 12-3 PM in HP Auditorium
      • CSM Review Session Sunday 2/10 2-4 PM in GPB100
      • Exam will take place Monday 2/11 (time unconfirmed)
    Week 3 Class Material
  • Lecture 6: Iteration
  • Lecture 7: Function Examples 1
  • Lecture 8: Function Examples 2
  • CS 61A Textbook:
  • Disc 02: Higher-Order Functions
  • Monday, February 4
    • Homework 2 is released and is due Friday 2/8 @ 11:59pm.
    • Hog has been released! Entire project due Thursday 2/7

      • Solve Phase 1 individually; Work with a partner on Phases 2 & 3.
      • Phase 1 checkpoint due Tuesday 2/5.
      • Submit everything by Wednesday 2/6 for an early submission bonus point.
    • Hog Project Party today (2/4) from 6:30-8pm.

      • For help on Phase 1 go to Cory 241 and Cory 237 (if you can't get seat in 241)
      • For help oh Phase 2&3 go to Cory 247
    Week 3 Class Material
  • Lecture 6: Iteration
  • Lecture 7: Function Examples 1
  • Lecture 8: Function Examples 2
  • CS 61A Textbook:
  • Disc 02: Higher-Order Functions
  • Monday, January 28
    • Homework 1 is released and is due this Thursday 1/31 @ 11:59pm.
    • Drop-in office hours start this week.
    • Extra lectures (optional, on Additional Topics) start this week, Wednesdays 1-2pm in Soda 310: https://cs61a.org/extra.html
    • Hog has been released! Entire project due Thursday 2/7

      • Solve Phase 1 individually; Work with a partner on Phases 2 & 3.
      • Phase 1 checkpoint due Tuesday 2/5.
      • Submit everything by Wednesday 2/6 for an early submission bonus point.
      • Project Party next Monday 2/4.
    • Guerrilla Section on Functions, Control, Environments this Saturday 12-2pm in Soda 271, 273, 275
    • Video on Debugging Basics
    Monday, January 28
    • Lab 00 is a take-home lab. Try to complete it before your lab this week.
    • Homework 1 is released and is due this Thursday 1/31 @ 11:59pm.
    • Drop-in office hours start this week.
    • Extra lectures (optional, on Additional Topics) start this week, Wednesdays 1-2pm in Soda 310: https://cs61a.org/extra.html
    • Hog has been released! Entire project due Thursday 2/7

      • Solve Phase 1 individually; Work with a partner on Phases 2 & 3.
      • Phase 1 checkpoint due Tuesday 2/5.
      • Submit everything by Wednesday 2/6 for an early submission bonus point.
      • Project Party next Monday 2/4.
    Wednesday, January 23
    • Discussion starts this week
    • Lab starts next week
    • Join Piazza for announcements and answers to your questions.
    • You don’t have to come to lecture, Friday and onward there will only be 1 lecture 2-3pm, so 500/1250 of you have to decide to watch the webcast only. We can’t have anyone in the aisles per fire marshall rules.
    • Take CS10 concurrently if you don’t have any programming experience
    Week Date Lecture Textbook Lab and Discussion Links Homework & Project
    1 Mon
    1/21
    No Lecture: MLK
    Wed
    1/23
    Disc 00: Getting Started
    Lab 00: Getting Started
    Fri 2/1
    Fri
    1/25
    HW 01
    Thu 1/31
    2 Mon
    1/28
    Lab 01: Variables & Functions, Control
    Fri 2/1
    Hog
    Thu 2/7
    Wed
    1/30
    Disc 01: Environment Diagrams, Control
    Fri
    2/1
    Guerrilla 00: Variables & Functions, Control, Environment Diagrams HW 02
    Fri 2/8
    3 Mon
    2/4
    Lab 02: Higher-Order Functions
    Fri 2/8
    Wed
    2/6
    Disc 02: Higher-Order Functions
    Fri
    2/8
    4 Mon
    2/11

    Midterm 1 (7-8 pm)
    Hog Contest
    Fri 2/22
    Wed
    2/13
    Disc 03: Recursion, Tree Recursion HW 03
    Thu 2/21
    Fri
    2/15
    5 Mon
    2/18
    No Lecture: Presidents' Day Lab 04: Recursion, Python Lists
    Fri 2/22
    Maps
    Thu 2/28
    Wed
    2/20
    Containers
    Fri
    2/22
    Trees
    6 Mon
    2/25
    Mutable Values
    Wed
    2/27
    Mutable Functions
    Fri
    3/1
    Objects
    7 Mon
    3/4
    Inheritance Ants
    Thu 3/14
    Wed
    3/6
    Representation
    Fri
    3/8
    Growth
    8 Mon
    3/11
    Composition
    Wed
    3/13
    Ordered Sets
    Fri
    3/15
    Tree Sets
    9 Mon
    3/18
    Data Examples
    Wed
    3/20
    Final Examples
    Midterm 2 (time unconfirmed)
    Fri
    3/22
    Users
    10 Mon
    3/25
    No Lecture: Spring Break
    Wed
    3/27
    No Lecture: Spring Break
    Fri
    3/29
    No Lecture: Spring Break
    11 Mon
    4/1
    Scheme
    Wed
    4/3
    Exceptions
    Fri
    4/5
    Calculator
    12 Mon
    4/8
    Interpreters Scheme
    Wed 4/24
    Wed
    4/10
    Tail Calls
    Fri
    4/12
    Macros
    13 Mon
    4/15
    Iterators
    Wed
    4/17
    Streams
    Fri
    4/19
    Declarative Programming
    14 Mon
    4/22
    Tables
    Wed
    4/24
    Aggregation
    Fri
    4/26
    Databases
    15 Mon
    4/29
    Distributed Computing
    Wed
    5/1
    Social Implications
    Fri
    5/3
    Conclusion
    16 Tue
    5/14
    Final (11:30-2:30 PM)