This is a fragment of an interview with Scientist and former comp1927 student Glen Kelley in which he talks about how they do things in the "real" sciences like biology and physics, and reflects on computing as a science. Recorded to help students think about their approach to task 1 in COMP1927 and shown in class in week 3 session 2 2009.
This course offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams retrospectively analyze an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experien...more
Chi-Square, Student-t, Multivariate Normal.
Professor Shankar introduces the course and answers student questions about the material and the requirements. He gives an overview of Newtonian mechanics and explains its two components: kinematics and dynamics. He then reviews basic concepts in calculus through two key equations: x0 + v0t + Â½ at2 and v2 = v02+ 2 a (x-x0), tracing the fate of a particle in one dimension along the x-axis.
Worked developmental math examples from the Monterey Institute. These start pretty basic and would prepare a student for the Algebra I worked examples.
Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks, reflects on what he wished he had known as a student. Orr argues that as a student, a great deal of emphasis was placed on individual accomplishment whereas in professional life the accomplishments of the team and the company are much more important than any individual contribution.
0:00 Richard talks about what a personal trainer does and how old people exercise. 8:00 project Q&A.27:00 Josephus, whose back story richard discovers from a student. We talk about how to program the Josephus problem. There are many ways we could approach this - we discuss their various merits and sketch out a way of approaching problems like this. Also: Algorithms vs Data Structures. Wei Hua learns to ride a uni-cycle. The Prisoner #6. T...more
This lecture is entitled "Ella Baker Inspires the Student Movement".
Michael Cox and D'Artagnan Scorza join the Education for Sustainable Living Program (ESLP) speaker series. ESLP is a student designed, student developed, and student facilitated program offered through UCLA's Institute of the Environment.
In this lecture, Professor Holloway focuses on the events between 1964 and 1966 that contribute to a fundamental shift in the tone and tactics of the civil rights movement. By examining the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party's quest to seat alternate delegates at the Democratic National Convention in 1964; "Bloody Sunday" and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery; the signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act; and the riots that summer in ...more
He never took a business course. Or finance. Or marketing. But InCube Labs CEO Mir Imran rose to the occasion, and he has gone on to own 20 different ventures, almost all of which were entirely successful. He encourages student entrepreneurs to pick up basic business skills early in their career - including financial and accounting skills as well as strategy concepts - to exceed in their chosen field.