Ali Erkan

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Title

Intro to Computation with Matlab

  • Sarah: Here is our life and death project [meaning "game of life project"].

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  • Sarah: [note attached to her project submission] from your favorite student (named sarah?)

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  • Sarah: [subject line of email containing her exam cheat sheet]: manufactured wood pulp with test enhancing functions

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  • Ali: What's up with Kevin? He was so polite for half the semester, and now this...
  • Sarah: No, he means well. These are his first attempts at humor.

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  • Ali: Does anyone know what Duckman is? [Class all quite] It's a cartoon. Man, what do they teach you at CNS?
  • Andrew: How is that related to Physics?
  • Ali: Why should that matter?

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  • Ali: [Pointing to a line of code] So we need to know what happens here. What should we do? [No one says anything] We want the program to run to this line and then wait for us for further instruction. [Still nothing] I'll give you a hint. [In reference to the breakpoint indicator in Matlab] What's big and round and red and fat?
  • Andrew: Santa?