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Doctoral Level Independent Study – CSCI 7900-903

Gerhard Fischer (
Hal Eden (

Time: Fall Semester 2006, Wednesday 10:00-10:50am
Location: Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory (ITLL 1B50)

12/12 from Gerhard

I uploaded a few slides for the class on Dec 13!

11/27 from Gerhard


postings from

11/15 from Gerhard

  • Assignment 9 (due 11/28) is posted
  • reminder: 2nd evening meeting in the L3D Lab on 11/27, 7:00pm – Assignment 11 is due Monday, Nov 27, 10am

10/23: from Gerhard

  • Assignment 7 (due 10/31) is posted
  • slides for meeting 11/1 are posted
please add to YOUR page in the Swiki (in a way that I can easily locate it)
  • colloqium (or colloquia) attended
  • dates of classes missed (including a reason for it)
  • assignments not handed in (including a reason for it)

10/20 from John G

For those who missed the annoucements to the cs-phd list, there are a few fellowship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. Vicki maintains a page with Fellowship Opportunities sorted by deadline month. Note: many of these fellowships are only available to first year students, so apply now :)

10/18: from Gerhard

  • Assignment 6 (due 10/24) is posted
  • slides for meeting 10/25 are posted
  • please come to class on time

10/4: from Gerhard

1) our two long sessions: I would like to schedule them for:
  • Wed, Nov 8, 7:00pm - 9:30pm theme: Summarize / Assess / Evaluate / Criticize an Existing PhD Thesis in Computer Science (or “Computer Science and X”) (see Assignment 10)
  • Mo, Nov 27, 7:00pm - 9:30pm theme: Write and Post an Abstract for your “Envisioned” PhD Thesis and Present in Class (see Assignment 11)
hopefully these dates will be acceptable to you!

2) important reminder: check Assignment 4 and schedule your interivews with a faculty member ASAP!

3) last, but not least: please come to class ON TIME! we only have 50 minutes and we should not lose too much time at the beginning! And often, I need to make important announcements at the beginning of class

9/17: from Gerhard

sorry that the Swiki was down for some time
  • on Wed, 9/20, we will discuss the article by Bill Joy
  • homework for: 9/19 –> beef up your profile in "Course Participants" section
  • homework for: 9/26: –> Assignment 2
  • check out the schedule for the course in "Schedule and Syllabus" section

9/5 -from Gerhard:

please note: the answers to the questionnaire were due
Tuesday, September 5, 2006; 10am on the SWIKI class website

as of 5:00pm, 9/5, I have only received 6 answers! Please submit your answers as soon as possible! Thanks!

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