Welcome to the blog of CS177.  Here we’ll keep course notes, slides from lecture, relevant papers, homework assignments, and other relevant class info.

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A few things to note:

• You can include mathematical notation in your questions using standard $\LaTeX$ syntax.  For instance, the expression \int_M K dA = 2\pi\chi  becomes $\int_M K dA = 2\pi\chi$ when enclosed in a pair of parens as in !$\int_M K dA = 2\pi\chi$ (for display style formulas use !$...$).