DEPARTMENT OF
COMPUTING AND DESIGN
COMPUTING AND DESIGN

CS 4992: Seminar in Computer Science — Fall 2021

Fridays, 1:00pm-2:50pm — Smith 109

Organizer: Ren Quinn


Schedule

Week Date Facilitator Topic Paper
1 8 / 27 Ren Quinn Class Introduction
2 9 / 3 Ren Quinn Reading Research Papers How to read a paper
3 9 / 10
4 9 / 17
5 9 / 24
6 10 / 1
7 10 / 8
8 10 / 15
9 10 / 22
10 10 / 29
11 11 / 5
12 11 / 12
13 11 / 19
14 11 / 26 No Meeting Thanksgiving
15 12 / 3
16 12 / 10

About

For students interested in learning more about computer science research, the Seminar in Computer Science will explore a variety of research areas that are prominent in the field of study. We will read research papers and discuss the problems addressed therein. Any student who is considering applying for graduate programs or who would like to participate in undergraduate research is encouraged to attend. Can be used as one credit of CS elective.

Grading

Students will be required to read each assigned paper and submit a summary based on a provided template. There will also be an assignment for each student to facilitate the discussion one time during the semester.

Note: This may seem like a lot of work for a one credit class, however, there is no need to be intimidated. We will tailor the course with the understanding that this is likely one of the first times a student is asked to read a research paper.

Last Updated 04/02/2021