As part of the final year of our Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, we developed an Android App which allow you to virtually furnish a room in an augmented reality environment.



  •  The name of the app is [elided]. It has been developed at the University of Sherbrooke in Canada by a team of 7 computer engineering student from Québec and France since January 2011. Here is the Android Market Link:

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     It is currently in the beta phase and it's free, so try it out!






    [Mod: edited, rather than deleted, to allow further discussion on the merits of this sort of project, and the methods used to advertise them... - PJH]



  •  WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.



  • @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    +1



  • @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    Or, a lesson in how performance appraisals aren't necessarily fair.



  • @boomzilla said:

    @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    Or, a lesson in how performance appraisals aren't necessarily fair.

    Oh, agreed, but that doesn't stop it being a WTF.

     



  • @da Doctah said:

    WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    It does say that this is [i]part[/i] of their course. Presumably it is not all of it.



  • The project is done for a project management course given over the course of the last two semester of the program. It is worth 6 credits for each 15 credits semester. The first semester is primarily graded with project and financial management exam. The second semester is graded using a comparative peer-evaluation factor (you grade each of your colleague with a + or - compared to you) that is applied to a shared grade that is obtained with technical audit, public presentation and a technical article.

     I hope this help you understand the way this is evaluated!



  • @Sutherlands said:

    @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    +1

    Grade will depend on how each member is able to describe role in project. We have similar thing, but 4 people in one group. Everyone never get same grade.

    We have 10 point system. I score 7 out of 10, but my group member score only 4 because he do less work than other member. Now it remind me of performance apraisels in company.

    Do you have them?



  • Heh

    @Nagesh said:

    performance apraisels

    For some reason this makes me think of some kind of sporting-goods type clothing upon which you attach sheets of paper or canvas.



  • @too_many_usernames said:

    @Nagesh said:

    performance apraisels

    For some reason this makes me think of some kind of sporting-goods type clothing upon which you attach sheets of paper or canvas.

    And if you include derogatory statements about Christians, you could get it funded by the NEA!



  • @Nagesh said:

    @Sutherlands said:
    @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    +1

    Grade will depend on how each member is able to describe role in project. We have similar thing, but 4 people in one group. Everyone never get same grade.

    We have 10 point system. I score 7 out of 10, but my group member score only 4 because he do less work than other member. Now it remind me of performance apraisels in company.

    Do you have them?

     

    "My role in this project was to get the coffee for the rest of the team every morning.  Jim, Joe and Jack all take theirs with cream and sugar, Jerry takes his with five creams and no sugar, Janice and I take ours black with no sugar, and Jason prefers hot chocolate."

    I have described in detail my role in this project.  I expect to get 10 out of 10.  The other six will get something less because their roles are more complicated and hard to explain, so it's a sure thing that they'll each leave something out.

     



  • @da Doctah said:

    @Nagesh said:

    @Sutherlands said:
    @da Doctah said:

     WTF#1: Seven people all get the same grade for the course.

    +1

    Grade will depend on how each member is able to describe role in project. We have similar thing, but 4 people in one group. Everyone never get same grade.

    We have 10 point system. I score 7 out of 10, but my group member score only 4 because he do less work than other member. Now it remind me of performance apraisels in company.

    Do you have them?

     

    "My role in this project was to get the coffee for the rest of the team every morning.  Jim, Joe and Jack all take theirs with cream and sugar, Jerry takes his with five creams and no sugar, Janice and I take ours black with no sugar, and Jason prefers hot chocolate."

    I have described in detail my role in this project.  I expect to get 10 out of 10.  The other six will get something less because their roles are more complicated and hard to explain, so it's a sure thing that they'll each leave something out.

     

    Look like where you work, there are no peon people to bring you coffee / tea. Why make use of project member to make coffee? :D :D :D



  • @Nagesh said:

    @da Doctah said:
    "My role in this project was to get the coffee for the rest of the team every morning.  Jim, Joe and Jack all take theirs with cream and sugar, Jerry takes his with five creams and no sugar, Janice and I take ours black with no sugar, and Jason prefers hot chocolate."

    I have described in detail my role in this project.  I expect to get 10 out of 10.  The other six will get something less because their roles are more complicated and hard to explain, so it's a sure thing that they'll each leave something out.

     

    Look like where you work, there are no peon people to bring you coffee / tea. Why make use of project member to make coffee? :D :D :D

     

    Because, as every good management person knows, all people are identical and freely interchangeable.  To hire a peon to bring coffee means one more person on payroll, which is wasteful if you've already got a senior analyst with two doctorates and thirty years IT experience.

     



  • @da Doctah said:

    @Nagesh said:

    @da Doctah said:
    "My role in this project was to get the coffee for the rest of the team every morning.  Jim, Joe and Jack all take theirs with cream and sugar, Jerry takes his with five creams and no sugar, Janice and I take ours black with no sugar, and Jason prefers hot chocolate."

    I have described in detail my role in this project.  I expect to get 10 out of 10.  The other six will get something less because their roles are more complicated and hard to explain, so it's a sure thing that they'll each leave something out.

    Look like where you work, there are no peon people to bring you coffee / tea. Why make use of project member to make coffee? :D :D :D

     

    Because, as every good management person knows, all people are identical and freely interchangeable.  To hire a peon to bring coffee means one more person on payroll, which is wasteful if you've already got a senior analyst with two doctorates and thirty years IT experience.

    I am shock at state of afair in your company. Management people need some sense talk to them. Maybe they come down to India to see how things done here. They learn something and hire peon to do all sundry activity stuff.



  • @Nagesh said:

    @da Doctah said:

    Because, as every good management person knows, all people are identical and freely interchangeable.  To hire get a peon dalit to bring coffee means one more person on payroll, which is wasteful if you've already got a senior analyst with two doctorates and thirty years IT experience.

    I am shock at state of afair in your company. Management people need some sense talk to them. Maybe they come down to India to see how things done here. They learn something and hire get peon dalit to do all sundry activity shitty stuff.

     

    FT.

     



  • Oh my, I semi-necro'd a thread.



  • @dhromed said:

    Oh my, I semi-necro'd a thread.

    Thankfully it appears to have immediatly died again.

     



  • @dhromed said:

    @Nagesh said:

    @da Doctah said:

    Because, as every good management person knows, all people are identical and freely interchangeable.  To hire get a peon dalit to bring coffee means one more person on payroll, which is wasteful if you've already got a senior analyst with two doctorates and thirty years IT experience.

    I am shock at state of afair in your company. Management people need some sense talk to them. Maybe they come down to India to see how things done here. They learn something and hire get peon dalit to do all sundry activity shitty stuff.

     

    FT.

    Sorry cast system eradicate many years ago. New generation no more care about caste, but all still want fair girl to marry.


  • Discourse touched me in a no-no place

    @galgorah said:

    @dhromed said:
    Oh my, I semi-necro'd a thread.

    Thankfully it appears to have immediatly died again.
    <panto> oh no it hasn't..



  • Please tell me what is the app, otherwise how can we make a comment of it please. Either that, or include the same description in the Android Market about "It has been developed at the University of Sherbrooke in Canada by a team of 7 computer engineering student from Québec and France since January 2011" so that it can be searched

    (I have no Android; but I know some people that do, and wonder if interested or not to do so)


  • Discourse touched me in a no-no place

    @zzo38 said:

    Please tell me what is the app
    DecorUS


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