Exams

The following exam form will be applied from this semester course onwards (not for the exam based on the previous semester course, e.g., on 14 Oct 2013).
 The only one exam of this course is the final written one. There is no midterm exam.
 An exam will consist of 20 questions. Unlike previous semesters, these questions are NOT in any public question catalog. The exam will take 80 minutes. It is a closed book exam.
 Exam questions will be based on the topics of the lectures given in the course. The exam preparation materials will be the lecture notes and corresponding chapters/sections of text books/papers/articles mentioned in the lectures.
 There will be no questions for topics in the text books which are not covered in the lectures or for topics which are not required as home exercises.
 Exam questions will cover both concepts/techniques in the course as well as how to apply these concepts/techniques.
 There will be 2 questions for each lecture (in total 20 questions for 10 lectures)
 An answer for a question will be given:
 0 point if the answer is incorrect,
 0.5 point if the answer is halfcorrect (40%70% of the answer is correct and the answer shows a clear path that it leads to a complete correct answer)
 1 point if the answer is correct
 The maximum number of points of an exam is 20. The following mapping is applied
 18 20 points = 1 (sehr gut) (10090 % of the maximum number of points)
 16  17.5 points = 2 (gut) (89  80 % of the maximum number of points)
 13  15.5 points = 3 (befriedigend) (7964 % of the maximum number of points)
 10.5  12.5 points = 4 (genügend) (6351 % of the maximum number of points)
 010 points = 5 (nicht genügend) (500 % of the maximum number of points)