Rules and Outline

Lecture Notes

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Attendance Rules

Students can choose to attend the theoretical classes, and is highly recommended they do so every week as it correlates with a good outcome.

Grading Rules

Grading will be composed by tests and projects, in two components.

  1. Theoretical Component: Focus on the contents lectured during all classes.

    • 1 (One) exam (E1) that covers all contents lectured, and awarding 6 points to the component.
  2. Practical Component:

    • Development of practical projects individually or by a group of 3 students. Exceptionally, 4 students may be allowed after explicit authorization, and only if it is not possible to create a group with 3 students.
      • groups with more than 3 members will have a penalty of 10%. Assignments may be awarded a maximum bonus +10% due to the addition of added innovation (new tools developed, new methods).
      • every delivery should contain a report stating the relative contribution of each member (in percentage).
      • groups with one or two members will not have any bonus.

The following table summarizes the points of each component:

Component Item Points
P Group Assignment 1: Android 4
P Group Assignment 2: Binary 5
P Group Assignment 3: Hardware 5
T Final Exam 6

Supplementary season

The supplementary season usually takes place in the beginning of July, and is available for all students that did not obtained at least 9.50 points during the normal season. The remaining students may also access this season, but the University requires an additional administrative process. Grading will be composed by two components.

  1. Theoretical Component : Optional exam (ES)

    • Theoretical exam covering all contents lectured, with focus on the contents lectured in the theoretical lectures.
  2. Practical Component: Optional practical project (PS)

    • Development of a practical project by one, two or three students.

Special season

The special season usually takes place in September and is available to students in specific situations. Accessing this season will require an additional administrative process.

Grading will be composed by two components, following the same rules used in the Supplementary season.

Students that wish to access this season should contact the faculty staff as soon as possible (e.g July).