UCI Information & 
Computer Science

ICS 162, Fall 2003:
Formal Languages and Automata Theory

General Course Information

Coursework will consist of weekly homeworks, a midterm, and a comprehensive final exam. The course letter grade will be determined on a curve, combining numerical scores for homeworks (15%), midterm (35%), and final (50%). Group work on homeworks is permitted; each student should turn in his or her own copy of the homeworks. The course text will be Introduction to the Theory of Computation, by Michael Sipser (PWS Publishing, 1997).

The course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:50 in CS 180. I will be available for office hours Mondays and Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:00 in my office, CS 358D. The TA for the course is Kevin Wortman <kwortman@ics.uci.edu>. Kevin's office hours will be Mondays 1:00 - 2:00 and Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 in CST 124, the office down the hall from the distribution center.

Tentative Schedule

Other Course-Related Information

David Eppstein, Dept. Information & Computer Science, UC Irvine, 30 March 2001.