Assembly Language: Class Project 2

CS 301 Project, Dr. Lawlor

From the syllabus:

PROJ: Two sizable class projects--big programs written in, or relating to assembly, with a short in-class presentation.

Each project is 10% of your course grade, so it should have some pretty good stuff!
  Conversely, the total end-to-end time for the project is only a few weeks, so keep it manageable!

Project Deliverables

   November 2011
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 <- Topic due in class
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 <- (thanksgiving break)
27 28 29 30

December 2011
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 2 3 <- Rough draft due on blackboard
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 <- Presentation in class
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 <- Final draft due (finals week)

On December 2 I'd like your rough draft code, which should work and do at least something, but not necessarily do everything you want to do, or be fully polished or tuned.

The presentation is a short, 5-minute presentation in class on December 9.   Your presentation should clearly describe WHO you are, WHAT you did, HOW you did it, and WHY you chose to do it that way.  Bring a laptop to project your code, demo, slides, and/or figures, or email me your presentation materials the day before if you'd like to present from my laptop.

The final code should be fully debugged, polished, tuned, commented, and include at least a short README explaining what it is, and what its results mean.  You'll be graded on a combination of ambition, correctness, completeness, and comments/style.   Due Friday, October 16 (the day of the final exam).

Typical grade breakdown: project grade = 5% topic + 20% rough draft + 30% presentation + 45% final code

Possible Project Topics

Or, pick your own!  As long as it's assembly-related, it counts!  You can write your code in bare assembly, or write C++/Java/whatever using assembly concepts (table-driven execution, bitwise operators, etc).  Your code can run totally inside NetRun, or be a standalone executable, but it should run somewhere.