HSC Results & UAI

Wed 17 December 2008 by Peter Ward
Units Course Name Examination Mark Assessment Mark HSC Mark Performance Band
2 Business Studies 79/100 84/100 82 5
2 Chemistry 72/100 69/100 71 4
2 English (Advanced) 76/100 81/100 79 4
2 Mathematics 92/100 87/100 90 6
1 Mathematics Extension 1 46/50 40/50 43 E3
2 Physics 74/100 72/100 73 4
2 Software Design and Development 95/100 94/100 95 6

And my UAI is 88.75.

HSC is finally over!

Thu 06 November 2008 by Peter Ward


(Yes, that's all.)


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Analysis of the HSC courses

Fri 10 October 2008 by Peter Ward

See my last post for a link to my full data set.

Here's a short list of the HSC courses (Male subjects at top, Female subjects at bottom).

  1. Software Design and Development
  2. Physics
  3. Information Processes and Technology
  4. Mathematics Extension 2
  5. Mathematics Extension 1
  6. Chemistry
  7. Mathematics
  8. English (Standard)
  9. Modern History
  10. English …
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Programming Competitions

Sun 27 July 2008 by Peter Ward

We got through to the finals of ProgComp (results here), which I was very happy about, and the NCSS Challenge is starting tomorrow. Yay!

Also, I've been trying to embed a Python Console into presentation software. I've spent most of today creating a Java applet which runs the Python process …

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Exams - Almost the end

Sat 05 April 2008 by Peter Ward

My exams are almost over - done all except Physics. Apart from Chemistry and Maths Extension 1, I reckon I've done fairly well.

I've been generally unable to work on my Python web framework-like-thing, but have been able to have a think about some ideas for changes.

This isn't really a …

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Spellcaster Documentation

Tue 26 February 2008 by Peter Ward

Spellcaster Documentation for D&U:

  • Project Statement (done)
  • IPO Charts (done)
  • Storyboard (done)
  • DFDs (done)
  • Screen Designs (done)
  • Limited Prototype (done)
  • Data Dictionary (done)
  • Gantt Chart (done)
  • Hierarchy Chart (done)

As you can see, this isn't a really verbose post, but enough to see where I'm at, struggling through the …

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SDD Walkthrough

Wed 13 February 2008 by Peter Ward

So I did my SDD Walkthrough for Spellcaster today, and passed successfully along with (I believe) all the other members of my Software class.

I've already done the Initial Prototype, so that's one step from D&U out of the way, but there's all the nasty documentation to get done …

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Today's lessons

Mon 04 February 2008 by Peter Ward

Well, today I did a number of things.

One useful thing was giving a mini-lecture on CGI (with a direction towards Python), and Python 3k to my software class.  They really don't understand the usefulness of one-liners in programming.  Hmm.  Maybe 'usefulness' is the wrong word.

In other news, I've …

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Sat 02 February 2008 by Peter Ward

OK, here's an update on some of my projects.

I'm currently working on a Python-based CMS. It's going slowly at the moment, due to my slow algorithm design. The latest version is available on my private server, which probably isn't online at the moment.

I've also started work on my …

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