The course is an introduction to research in software engineering, based on reading and presenting high quality research papers in the field. The instructor may choose a variety of topics or one topic that is explored through several papers.
The main goals of this seminar are 1) learning how to read and understand a recent research paper in computer science; and 2) learning how to present a technical topic in computer science to an audience of peers.
The focus of the course this year is on reliability of high-performance programs.
The technical content of this course falls into the general area of software engineering but will vary from semester to semester.