Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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263-2100-00L  Research Topics in Software Engineering

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersT. Gross
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber 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.


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.