History : Describe the history of the papacy from its origins to the present day, concentrating especially but not exclusively on the social, political, economic, religious, and philosophical impact on Europe, Asia, America, and Africa. Be brief, concise, and specific.
Biology : Create Life. Estimate the differences in subsequent human culture if this form of life had developed 500 million years earlier, with special attention to the probable effects on the English parliamentary system. Prove your thesis. Implicit in this assignment is that the use of any other form of life is not allowed since life must be created, not simply reproduced or modified.
Psychology : Based on your knowledge of their works, evaluate the emotional stability, degree of adjustment, and repressed frustrations of each of the following: Alexander of Aphrodisias, Ramses II, Gregory of Nicoa, Hammurabi. Support your evaluations with quotations from each man's work making appropriate references. It is not necessary to translate.
Management Science : Define science. Define management. How do they relate? Why? Create a generalized algorithm to optimize all managerial decisions. Assuming an IBM 390 CPU supporting 50 terminals, each terminal to activate your algorithm, design the communications interface and all the necessary control programs.
Engineering : The disassembled parts of a high-powered rifle have been placed on your desk. You will also find an instruction manual printed in Swahili. In 10 minutes a hungry Bengal tiger will be admitted to the room. Take whatever action you feel appropriate. Be prepared to justify your decision.
Physics : Explain the nature of matter. Include in your answer an evaluation of the impact of the development of mathematics on science. Also create matter. The use of any form of energy in not allowed.
ECS 153, Introduction to Computer Security|
Winter Quarter 2002