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Thomas Gross: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2019

Name Prof. Dr. Thomas Gross
Institut für Computersysteme (eh.)
ETH Zürich, CAB H 69.2
Universitätstrasse 6
8092 Zürich
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 632 73 42
DepartmentComputer Science
RelationshipProfessor Emeritus

252-0912-00LExperimental Computer Systems Information
For post/doctoral students at the Institute of Computer Systems. Other students need the lecturer's permission.
2 credits2ST. Gross
AbstractThis graduate seminar provides doctoral students in computer science a chance to discuss their research. Enrollement requires permission of the instructor.
Credit units are granted only to active participants.
ObjectiveLearn how to present and discuss a reserach contribution. Learn how to provide feedback to research presentations and proposals.
ContentThe seminar will explore different topics from a research perspective. The seminar is open to assistants of the Departement of Computer Science (Informatik)
Lecture notesSupporting material will be distributed during the seminar.
Prerequisites / NoticePrerequisites:
Graduate Course
263-2100-00LResearch Topics in Software Engineering Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 22.

The deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.
2 credits2ST. Gross
AbstractThis seminar introduces students to the latest research trends that help to improve various aspects of software quality.

Topics cover the following areas of research: Compilers, domain-specific languages, concurrency, formal methods, performance optimization, program analysis, program generation, program synthesis, testing, tools, verification
ObjectiveAt the end of the course, the students should be:

- familiar with a broad range of key research results in the area as well as their applications.

- know how to read and assess high quality research papers

- be able to highlight practical examples/applications, limitations of existing work, and outline potential improvements.
ContentThe course will be structured as a sequence of presentations of high-quality research papers, spanning both theory and practice. These papers will have typically appeared in top conferences spanning several areas such as POPL, PLDI, OOPSLA, OSDI, ASPLOS, SOSP, AAAI, ICML and others.
LiteratureThe publications to be presented will be announced on the seminar home page at least one week before the first session.
Prerequisites / NoticePapers will be distributed during the first lecture.