CSCE 421/821

Foundations of Constraint Processing

How to Secure a Good Final Grade

Make a Presentation

Give a presentation of a research paper in class: 10% per presentation. Maximum 2 presentations per student. One presentation must be made by Friday, Apr 10, 2020, and one by Friday, Apr 24, 2020.

Critical Summary

Write a critical summary of research papers/topics discussed in class: 5% per summary. Maximum 4 summaries per student. Two summaries must be submitted by Friday, Apr 10, 2020, and two by Friday, Apr 24, 2020.


A bonus will be awarded to students who attend all lectures, interact lively, and participate in class discussions.


Students who return, every Monday before class, a glossary of terms listed in handouts will be credited for up to 8% bonus, computed proportionally to the list of terms they return. Rules for glossary:

Additional Work

Closely monitor your grade. If you feel that your grade is slipping, contact the instructor immediately. We may be able to assign to you an additional task to put you back on the right track.