Christino Tamon Meeting/Place: Tuesday/Thursday 08:00-09:15 Science
The objective is to acquire basic communication
skills required in a formal research discourse in computer science. The
outcome is the ability to present, to engage, and to critique a formal research
exposition in computer science.
Research advisor requirement: Each student must
declare his/her research advisor within the first week of the semester.
Talk requirement: Each student is expected to present
a formal research talk in this course:
The topic of the talk should an ongoing research conducted by the
student or background talk on a future research direction. The talk
should be given with an eye towards an eventual thesis defense talk or a
future conference talk.
The expected duration of each talk will be at most 30 minutes.
The talk should be attended by the research advisor of the student.
The talk should be prepared using online slides (PPT, PDF, or
One week before the date of the talk, the talk abstract should be
emailed to the course instructor (with a copy to the research advisor).
Attendance requirements: Mandatory for all talks
(unless there are exceptional circumstances). Each student in the audience
should submit written comments about the non-technical aspects of the talk
presentation; these comments should be submitted anonymously. The course
instructor will then collect and summarize these comments as feedback for the
Select, as soon as possible, times for your talk. Remember to
consult with your research advisor for the timing of the talk. An updated
schedule will be posted as requests are made over the semester. All talks will
be in Science Center 354 during class time.