ICS H197 Fall 2010 Web Page

Note: the class meets Wednesdays 10:00-10:50am in ICS 243, and Fridays 9:00-10:50am in SSL 248 with ICS-200.

Instructor: Rick Lathrop

Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11:00-11:50

Office: Donald Bren Hall 4224. 

Phone: (949)824-4021. 

Email: rickl@uci.edu

The course evaluation will be online.


Honors Program Forms

Recommended Books

William Strunk, Jr., and E. B. White, The Elements of Style, MacMillan, New York.

Dale Carnegie, The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking: Modern Techniques for Dynamic Communication, Pocket Books, New York, 1977.

Robert M. Woelfle (ed.), A New Guide for Better Technical Presentations, IEEE Press, 1992.

Robert A. Day (ed.), How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, Oryx Press, 1998.

Joseph M. Williams, Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, Harper-Collins, 1989.

Some useful links

The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (DBSICS) maintains a web page, where you can find information on many subjects, including the the ICS Honors Program. Another useful page describes research areas within the school. Note that you can click on any of these research areas to learn more about that area; you can then click on names of individual faculty in that area to learn about their particular interests.

There is also DBSICS calendar where you can find out about various events, including some colloquia by outside speakers.

UCI's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program provides a variety of opportunities. They have resources to help undergrads find research opportunities, grants for undergraduates to do research mentored by a faculty member, etc. They also produce the UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium and the UCI Undergraduate Research Journal.

UCI's Scholarship Opportunities Program helps students find out about prestigious scholarships and provides support to students applying for them, such as workshops, commenting on essays, and mock interviews.

The Association for Computing Machinery provides a variety of services to computer scientists. One example that I find interesting is TechNews, which gives news, several times a week, about various issues related to computer science. We have a student chapter her at UCI.

Some Lecturing Heuristics, by Patrick Winston.

Link to "Searchable Schedule of Classes Page" for ICS H197.