6.02
Fall 2014

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6.02 Announcements

Week of December 2, 2013:

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M: lecture
    • Tu: recitation
    • W: Special guest lecture by Prof. Hari Balakrishnan on the history of the Internet.
    • F: PS9 due

  • Next week's to-do list
    • No more lecture. No more recitations. Thursday's recitation time will be office hour in the same location.

Week of November 25, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M: Lecture
    • Tu: Recitation
    • W: Lecture cancelled
    • Fri: PS8 due
    • Th: Thanksgiving holiday
    • Th-next week: Lab check-off with your interviewer for PS7 & PS8

  • Next week's to-do list
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS9 due

Week of November 18, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: Lecture
    • Tu, Th: Recitation
    • Wed: PS7 due, Drop Date

  • Next week's to-do list
    • M, W: Lecture
    • Tu: Recitation
    • Wed: PS8 due
    • Th: Thanksgiving holiday

Week of November 11, 2013

  • For Quiz 2, you may also bring *two* 2-sided crib sheets and a calculator to the quiz. In preparation, please work through the practice problems, which also include problems that were covered in recitation this week.

  • If your last name starts with the letters A-X, you'll take the quiz in 26-100.

  • If your last name starts with the letters Y or Z, you'll take the quiz in 26-168.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M: Veteran's Day, no lecture
    • Tu: Quiz 2 from 7:30-9:30pm
    • W: lecture
    • Th: recitation

  • Next week's to-do list
    • M, W: Lecture
    • Tu, Th: Recitation
    • Wed: PS7 due, Drop Date

Week of November 4, 2013

  • Quiz 2 is scheduled for November 12, 2013 (Tu), from 7:30-9:30 pm in 26-100

  • For Quiz 2, you may also bring *two* 2-sided crib sheets and a calculator to the quiz. In preparation, please work through the practice problems, which also include problems that were covered in recitation this week.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS6 due
    • Th, Fri: Lab checkoff with your interviewer for PS6

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M: Veteran's Day, no lecture
    • Tu: Quiz 2 from 7:30-9:30 pm in 26-100
    • W: lecture
    • Th: recitation

Week of October 28, 2013

  • Quiz 2 is scheduled for November 12, 2013 (Tu), from 7:30-9:30 pm in 26-100

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS6 due
    • Th, Fri: Lab checkoff with your interviewer for PS6

Week of October 21, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • Fri 6am: PS5 due
    • Fri-next Wed: Lab checkoff with your interviewer for PS4 & PS5

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation

Week of October 14, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M,Tu: Columbus Day, no lecture, recitation
    • Wed: lecture
    • Th: recitation
    • W: PS4 due

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • Fri: PS5 due at 6AM.

Week of October 7, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M,W: lecture
    • Tu: Recitation
    • Th: Attend any and all recitations for office hours. Bring questions!
    • Th: Quiz 1

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M,Tu: Columbus Day, no lecture, recitation
    • Wed: lecture
    • Th: recitation
    • W: PS4 due

  • Quiz 1 is scheduled for October 10, 2013 (Th), from 7:30-9:30 pm in room 26-100.

  • Quiz 1 will include topics covered from the start of the term through and including L07/R07/PS3. You may bring *one* 2-sided crib sheet and a calculator to the quiz.

  • Please work through old quizzes and practice problems . Make sure to also read the chapters and solve the problems at the end of them.

  • Since there is a quiz and no problem set this week, make sure to check the Lab Hours (link on the left nav bar) since they have changed.

Week of September 30, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M,W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation
    • Th: PS3 due
    • Fri: Lab checkoff with your interviewer for PS2 & PS3. PS4 out; due in two weeks.
    • Fri: Add Date.

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture.
    • Tu: recitation.
    • Th: Quiz 1.

  • Quiz 1 is scheduled for October 10, 2013 (Th), from 7:30-9:30 pm in room 26-100. It will cover material up to lecture 7, recitation 9 and PS3, i.e., everything from the first day of class up to convolutional codes. You may bring one 2-sided crib sheet and a calculator to the quiz.

  • If you have a conflict and cannot attend Quiz 1 at its scheduled time, please fill out this form by Friday, October 4. Unless there is a note from S^3, we cannot accommodate late makeup requests.

Week of September 23, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M,W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS2 due. PS3 Out

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M,W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS3 due
    • Th, Fri: Lab checkoff with your interviewer for PS2 & PS3

  • Scheduling Check-offs: Your assigned interviewer will be in touch to find a mutually convenient time for the checkoff interview. The interviews are in the 6.02 lab (38-530), unless specified otherwise by your interviewer. You should come prepared to run the submitted Python tasks, either on your laptop or on one of the debathena workstations in the lab. Interviews are approximately 15-20 minutes long.

Week of September 16, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • T, Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS1 due, PS2 out

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu,Th: recitation
    • Wed: PS2 due

  • Scheduling Check-offs: Your assigned interviewer will be in touch to find a mutually convenient time for the checkoff interview. The interviews are in the 6.02 lab (38-530), unless specified otherwise by your interviewer. You should come prepared to run the submitted Python tasks, either on your laptop or on one of the debathena workstations in the lab. Interviews are approximately 15-20 minutes long.

  • Remember to sign up on Piazza: We'll use the 6.02 Piazza forum for Q&A and other discussions on PSets and the course.

  • If you're registered for the course but are unable to get to the PSet on the web site, it means we don't have you in our student database. Please email 6.02-tas from your mit.edu account and send your student ID in your email and we'll add you.

Week of September 9, 2013

  • This week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • Work on PS1

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: lecture
    • Tu, Th: recitation
    • W: PS1 due.

  • Remember to sign up on Piazza: We'll use the 6.02 Piazza forum for Q&A and other discussions on PSets and the course.

  • Please attend your assigned recitation sections. To find out your assigned recitation section, please click on the Online grades link on the left, which will show you your recitation section number (along with the name of your TA, aka interviewer for checkoffs).

  • Lab staffing starts Sunday, 9/8. Please see the Lab Hours (link on the left nav bar) for a detailed staffing schedule.

  • Solutions to the problems at the end of Chapters 2 and 3 will be posted later. Also remember to check out the online practice problems (link on left).

  • If you're registered for the course but are unable to get to the PSet on the web site, it means we don't have you in our student database. Please email 6.02-tas from your mit.edu account and send your student ID in your email and we'll add you.

Week of September 2, 2013

  • Problem set 1 is released now. Please find it on the class Web site by clicking on "PS1" in the navigation bar. The problem set has six theory exercises and three Python coding assignments. The whole assignment is due Sep-19-2013 at 06:01am.

  • Please read the course info page, which describes course mechanics and policies, and the learning objectives.

  • Sign up on Piazza: We'll use the 6.02 Piazza forum for Q&A and other discussions on PSets and the course.

  • In order to use our lab facilities, students are required to read, understand and sign the electrical safety information at the following link, if they have not previously done so:
    https://eecs-ug.scripts.mit.edu:444/safety/index.py/6.02
    This should be completed before entering the lab area in Room 38-530 for the first time.

  • Consult the Course Calendar for a detailed schedule of lectures, recitations, labs and quizzes.

  • Portions of this web site require MIT certificates and have been tested with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. If you're having trouble with one browser, try another. If the problem persists across browsers, post the symptoms of the problem on Piazza, including the details of your browser and machine.

  • This week's to-do list:
    • Before W: read and follow the instructions given above.
    • W: First lecture in 32-123 at 2 pm.
    • Th: Recitation. Please attend the recitation section assigned to you by the registrar through Websis. All sections are filled to capacity this term so we cannot reassign you. If you have a class conflict that prevents you from attending your assigned recitation, please contact 6.02-tas@mit.edu and let us know all sections for which you're available.

  • Next week's to-do list:
    • M, W: Lecture.
    • Tu, Th: Recitation.
    • Start working on PSet 1.