11-13-2013 - HW e

posted Nov 13, 2013, 5:24 AM by Samuel Konstantinovich   [ updated Nov 13, 2013, 5:27 AM ]

Do now: Here are some sentences that would make you cry: (I don’t expect your sentence generator to be able to generate these)

Try to decipher the meaning of these sentences that have punctuation missing:

1. Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

2. Ted while Bill had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher.

In the same spirit of the aforementioned sentences, here is a poem:

Pinyin form:

Shíshì shīshì Shī Shì, shì shī, shì shí shí shī.
Shì shíshí shì shì shì shī.
Shí shí, shì shí shī shì shì.
Shì shí, shì Shī Shì shì shì.
Shì shì shì shí shī, shì shǐ shì, shǐ shì shí shī shìshì.
Shì shí shì shí shī shī, shì shíshì.
Shíshì shī, Shì shǐ shì shì shíshì.
Shíshì shì, Shì shǐ shì shí shì shí shī.
Shí shí, shǐ shí shì shí shī shī, shí shí shí shī shī.
Shì shì shì shì.
Traditional form:
石室诗士施氏,嗜狮,誓食十狮。
氏时时适市视狮。
十时,适十狮适市。
是时,适施氏适市。
氏视是十狮,恃矢势,使是十狮逝世。
氏拾是十狮尸,适石室。
石室湿,氏使侍拭石室。
石室拭,氏始试食是十狮。
食时,始识是十狮尸,实十石狮尸。
试释是事。

NETLOGO starts now!

  • In order to get you all started you need to download and install Netlogo. This is a requirement, you must do it tonight.
  • I will require that you watch some video tutorials as we learn Netlogo. This will enable you to go ahead if you like, but there are many details that are in the video that we will NOT cover in class. Much like reading, you won't learn much if you are multitasking while watching the video (unless the 2nd task is a Netlogo window that you experiment with. 
  • Link to tutorial videos: http://bert.stuy.edu/pbrooks/videos/NetlogoTutorial/NetlogoTutorial.py

I expect that everyone will have downloaded, installed, and tested (see if it runs) Netlogo by tomorrow. ALSO you must watch the 3 videos.

♦I expect everyone to have completed parts 2 and 3 by Friday (bring in a printed copy of your homework parts 2+3 on Friday)
  1. Watch the video tutorials: (By tomorrow!)
    • "Introduction to Netlogo"
    • "Turtles Patches and Links" 
    • "11. Netlogo Docs-1"
    • (These are highly technical videos, you can't watch them in the background while doing other things, they require your full attention, and require you to test what you see in Netlogo, to determine if you really understand)
  2. In netlogo, go to "HELP" -> "Netlogo User Manual". That will open a website with the user manual. Under the left menu there is a header "Introduction" that has a link to "Sample Model: Party". Click on it. 
  3. Do the Sample Model Party Activity. Then:
    • Answer all the BOLDED QUESTIONS before the "challenge" section.
    • Optionally: do the challenge questions.

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