Homework #2


Write plain text e-mail to me. (Do not use a wordprocessor such as Microsoft Word.) Submit to ises2009@turnbull.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp. Subject must be all hankaku romaji, and contain the course number FH61011 to be sure of receiving credit. If done properly you should receive a return mail acknowledging receipt.

  1. Use a search engine such as Google or Yahoo to find an article in English on "事業仕分け" conducted in the Diet last month (probably translates to "project evaluation", but try other keywords.
  2. Write an email presenting
    • the URL of the article you chose
    • the keywords you used to find the article
    • how many articles (i.e., not on the 事業仕分け) had higher rank than the article you chose.
  3. The "best" article in my opinion will be presented in a future lecture, and the first submitter will get a prize. You may find earlier submissions at http://turnbull.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp/pipermail/ises2009.

Due: December 15, 2009 12:00.

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