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NMT CSE Wiki

Welcome to the NMT CSE Wiki! (est. 2015)

Need any help with the CS department services, such as labs or accounts? Contact Information can be found through the link at the bottom of the page.

COVID-19 Policy

Due to COVID-19, the policies for in person assistance has been changed for the health of the students and staff. Students and Sysadmin must follow the NMDOH recommended policies to prevent spread: students/staff must wear masks, follow strict social distancing, and cancel in person appointments if students/staff have symptoms of COVID-19.

In order to have a in-person or precise long distance appointment, students must make a Google Calendar Appointment here. To do so, just select a time that works best with your schedule and follow steps provided. When scheduling a face-to-face appointment, please allow for a 24-hour window so that the Sysadmins can make sure the appointment time is covered.

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Services

We offer many services free of cost to students. These include private git hosting, continuous integration, OpenGL/CUDA machines, webmail, and online python. We used to be able to provide free copies of Windows to students, however, Microsoft no longer offers this.

A Laptop with:

  • A modern/recent quad core processor (Intel i5, i7, i9/AMD Ryzen)
  • 16GB of RAM (8GB Minimum)
  • Running Windows or Linux (Ubuntu Based Distro Preferred)
  • Good battery life (8+hrs, typically a battery above 40Wh)
    • Gaming laptops are terrible for this
  • Light enough to carry around in a backpack
  • Solid State Drive

It is also recommended that the laptop is not a Macbook however a Macbook will work (note any ARM based Macbooks will be challenging to make work with your programming assignments).

It is highly recommended that you do not get a gaming laptop, these are notoriously bad in battery life, compatibility with Linux, weight, and size. Students have had *great success* with a “Business Class” Laptop, like a Lenovo ThinkPad T Series, a Dell Latitude 5000/7000 Series, HP ProBook, and System76 Laptops. If you want something that can run most games, and has great Linux compatibility, try a Dell Precision, Lenovo ThinkPad P Series, or an HP EliteBook.

Running a GNU/Linux Based Operating System as your main Operating System is HIGHLY recommended for all students!

Class Info

Student Groups

CS Speaker Series

The Computer Science Speaker Series is a set of talks given by people and researchers who work in the field of computer science. Here you can find video recordings of some of the talks that have been given.

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