C++ in OctoberWheaton College, Norton, MA [6M] [6W] [6F] [7M] [7W] [7F] [8M] [8W] [8F] [9M] [9W] [9F] [10M] [Sept] [Oct] [Nov] [Dec] 6M -- Mon, Oct 3
**Q5 - REVIEW QUIZ**-- covers all previous material
- summary of introduction to numerical methods
- algebraic results are not necessarily equivalent to computational results
- never compare two real's for equality, rather agree on "close enough"
- always trap
- division by zero
- overflow
- bad arguments to library functions, e.g., ln(-2), sqrt(-3)
- use explict casting
- Fencepost problems
- Web Part III (due this Friday)
**Lab5**-- Publishing on the Web (bring your Word file holding your paper to lab).**Resources**: The National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, HTML Primer.Arachnophilia web editor (Windows only) MacOS users: PageSpinner.
**Web Part III due**today- your reviews of other papers due next Friday
- "errors of the third kind" from
*Real Computing Made Real*by Forman S. Acton
7M -- Mon, Oct 10
October Break
**a3 spec**ready; due Fri., Oct. 21- input and output Files and C++ streams
- character input (get) and manipulation - ASCII character code
- Encryption - PGP
**Lab6**: Linear Regression: The Power to Predict
**Peer reviews due for Web Part III are due today**- Guest Speaker
8M -- Mon, Oct 17
**Q6**-- covers loops, files and character input/output and manipulation**Reading**- introduction to
**user-defined functions** - Quick Check, Exam Prep
- chatting about NVGP; loops revisited ...
- more functions
**Lab7**-- a small suite of your own Functions
**a3 due**- see Monday's reading
- more functions and pass-by-value
9M -- Mon, Oct 24
**Q7**-- covers pass-by-value only (see Monday's reading)- Can you (re)do your quiz5 and quiz6 and score well?
**a4 spec**is ready (due Friday, Nov. 4)- more on Software Engineering, Program4, and Lab7: Approximating e(x) in Logical Steps (in lab today)
- documenting your functions
**Lab8**-- Working on the Approximation of e(x) in Logical Steps
- Last day to drop a class.
- Base2, Binary peeking (see 1058 Powers of Two)
- Advising Week ...
**Q8**- covers number bases and reference parameters revisited (see 9M and 9F entries)
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Dept of Math & Computer Science

Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts