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I love the idea that you've created a lab using a classic logic puzzle. If you don't already, it might also be beneficial if you could give a real-world problem that the same logic, or concept, has been, or could be, used to solve. I've got a few ideas about changing how the lab, and its grading, breaks down. First off, it just feels wrong to have the ...


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Image compression, for example sending back photos from faraway in space and through narrow communications, is interesting because it gives visual scene of the work done. You can compress the individual pixels to a range of bit-depths, from 2/4/8... 32 bits, you can compress 2 bits inside 8 bit registers of a PC which often reads and writes memory blocks of ...


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I would maybe flip the order in which students approach the problem -- rather then going from harder to easier, start from easier to harder. That is, start by having your students solve a simpler version of the problem for partial points, then guide them steadily towards a more and more generalized solution until they have a finished product. This would ...


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