Department of Computer Science
CPS 300 Fall 2006
Introduction to the graduate program
Publication and peer review.
Conferences, workshops, journals.
9/15 Carlo Tomasi
9/22 Alvin Lebeck
How to be a good graduate student
9/29 Landon Cox
How to write bad papers and give bad talks
10/6 No class
10/13 Ron Parr
75 minutes of pontificating on provocative principles for a productive pedagogical experience.
How to do research [PDF]
10/27 Kamesh Munagala
Algorithms for budgeted learning and its applications to optimizing transmission in wireless nodes and sensor networks, and to database query optimization.
11/10 Vincent Conitzer
How to be a happy and productive grad student [PPT]
Brief introduction to game theory and mechanism design [PPT]
11/17 Bruce Donald