Assignments: All One Needs to Know

Important Note
The assignments in this course are obligatory and part of the examination of the course.
They are to be thought, written and submitted individually.


The course has, as part of the examination, obligatory weekly assignments to be done individually.
There will be 7 assignments and the total amount of points for all assignments together will be 64 points.

To pass the assignment part of the course one needs to get at least 50% of the sum of the points of all the weekly assignments together, that is, one needs to get at least 32 points in total in the assignments.

Important Note

Be aware that assignments are part of the examination. Hence, standard procedure will be followed if cheating is suspected. Please read carefully the page on cheating and its consequences.

Who should submit?

Chalmers: All the students who are registered in the code TMV027 and have NOT passed the assignments part before.
GU: All the students who have registered or re-register to the course in VT2013 or later, and have NOT passed the assignments part before.
Earlier students (registered in TMV026 or in DIT321 before VT2013) MUST re-register to the new version of the course and they should also submit the assignments.

When to submit?

Links to the assignments will be available not later than 1 week before the deadline.
Preliminary deadlines are as follows:

What to submit?

Failure to comply with any of these requirements invalidates a submission, in part or in full.

How to submit?

The course will use the Fire system to administrate the submissions. (Link to the Fire system will soon be available.)

In order to submit the assignments each student MUST an account in the Fire system: click on "register as a student" and fill in the requested information. One MUST supply the personal number!
After that, one will get an email with a confirmation link. After clicking on that link the account is ready to use and one can log-in to it.
This must be done before Tuesday 27th of March. Efter that day the system will be closed for creating new accounts. If for some reason you have not created the account in time please contact me (Ana) as soon as possible.

Once you have opened an account you are able to electronically submit your assignments using the Fire system. Make sure to attach all necessary files to the submission!
Allowed extensions are .pdf, .jpg, .JPG or .txt (for plain text). The system will not allow you to upload a file with any other extension.
Observe that you can take a picture or scan your hand-written solutions and upload it to the system! If for some reason you cannot take a picture of a hand-written solution, please contact me (Ana) in good time before the deadline in order to find a solution to this problem.