Homework 1 Solutions ECE 252

Homework 1 Solutions ECE 252 - Homework 1- ECE 252 Spring...

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Homework 1- ECE 252 Spring 2008 You must do this homework alone. Please staple multiple pages together.  Problem 1  a. What is the web address of the course home page? (should be http://. ..)  b. What is the email address of your section's mailing list? (should be in the "To:"  field of any correspondences you receive)  Problem 2  If you turn in a homework late, should you expect 0 points or ask for an exception? Why  or why not?  Problem 3  (This question has no wrong answers.)  a. What is your expected major(s)?  b. Have you taken any other CS courses in the past? If yes, please list them.  c. Why are you taking this course?  d. What do you hope to get out of it?  Problem 4  Consider the question "What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything?"  a. Can a digital computer answer this question? Why or why not?  b. Suppose that there is a digital computer system which can answer this question.  We run the following experiment 20 times:  1. We reset the computer to a specific state.  2. We ask the question.  How many different answers will we get?  Problem 5 
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Give one example of an analog device and one of a digital device.  Problem 6  Newspaper headline:  I.B.M. Gets $225 Million Contract for Weather Supercomputer 
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ECE 252 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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