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Class Schedule-Spring 2008

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Week 1

Mon Jan 7 - Introduction intro-modeling-Spring-2008.ppt
Wed Jan 9 - Classes and Objects intro-java.ppt
Fri Jan 11 - Pictures manipulating-pictures.ppt

Week 2

Mon Jan 14 - Manipulating Pictures in Java manipulating-pictures.ppt
Wed Jan 16 - Finishing Manipulating Pictures in Java.
Using Turtles to Draw Pictures. manipulating-turtles.ppt
Fri Jan 18 - More Turtles manipulating-turtles.ppt

Week 3

Mon Jan 21 - MLK Day - No School
Wed Jan 23 - More Turtles manipulating-turtles.ppt
Fri Jan 25 - Finish Turtles manipulating-turtles.ppt

Week 4

Mon Jan 28 - Introduce Sounds manipulating-sounds.ppt
Wed Jan 30 - Manipulating Sounds (with arrays) manipulating-sounds.ppt
Fri Feb 1 - Finish with Sounds manipulating-sounds.ppt

Week 5

Mon Feb 4 - Lists in Music; Moving to Trees
Wed Feb 6 - Finishing Manipulating Music
Fri Feb 8
MIDTERM #1

Week 6

Mon Feb 11 - Creating a List of Pictures
Wed Feb 13 - Classes for rendering scenes and animations.
Fri Feb 15 - More on linked lists of images.

Week 7

Mon Feb 18 - Classes for rendering scenes and animations.
Wed Feb 20 - Finish rendering scenes and animations.
Fri Feb 22 - Rendering animations with trees
Sat Feb 23

Week 8

Mon Feb 25 - Creating lists of sounds. Finding and replacing sounds, recursively. Finding and replacing sounds, recursively.
Wed Feb 27 - Generalized Trees and Lists
Fri Feb 29 - An Abstract Data Type: Stack, and making reverse() faster.

Week 9

Mon Mar 3 - User interfaces. It's all about lists and trees. Laying it out is about rendering.
Wed Mar 5 - User interfaces.
Fri Mar 7 - Finishing GUIs

Week 10

Mon Mar 10 - Lists that loop
Wed Mar 12 - Introduction to Simulations, continuous and discrete event – Predator/prey simulations (with Turtles)
Fri Mar 14 - UML and how the Simulation Works

Week 11

Mar 17 - 21 Spring Break

Week 12

Mon Mar 24 - REMOVEDging variables in our simulations - exploring how Deer survive.
Wed Mar 26
Fri Mar 28 - Defining a generalized agent and simulation class. Making simulations with our generalized agent and simulation classes: Wolf and Deer, Political Agent, Disease Propagation

Week 13

Mon Mar 31 - Creating new kinds of simulations - What if sick people died? - What if Red Staters were more stubborn than Blue Staters?
Wed Apr 2
Fri Apr 4 - Finishing swapping agents for characters. Running from the command line.

Week 14

Mon Apr 7 - Simulation package and a variety of simulations.
Wed Apr 9 - Simulation Continued
Fri Apr 11

Week 15

Mon Apr 14 - Swapping agents for characters. FINALLY! We can make villagers and wildebeests.
Wed Apr 16 - Starting on discrete event simulation. Not all time is our time. Resources and lining up our agents (queues).
Fri Apr 18 - Discrete event simulations

Week 16

Mon Apr 21 - More discrete event simulations
Wed Apr 23 -
Fri Apr 25 - Capping off the class Representing Structure and Behavior. Final Exam Review

Finals Week April 28 - May 2nd



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