This is CSCI 8720 - Problems in Computer and Cyber Sciences, a graduate semester class of 3.000 credits, whose pre-requisite is permission of Instructor. We will not be using an hybrid course model, the class will be fully face-to-face, but we will enforce the University’s regulations on social distancing and face covering.
The student and the advisor identify a topic of mutual interest and establish a list of papers to becarefully studied. The student studies the papers, writes a detailed and critical summary of the papers and synthesizes an understanding of the current state-of-the-art. This is followed by the formulation of open questions that will be worthy of future research. Interesting results are disseminated via presentations.
Upon successful completion of this class, the student will be able to:
Every week, the student and instructor decide on a paper, and the student briefly introduces it on Wednesday, and by Friday the student should have created a file containing
The instructor will review the student’s comments on Monday and they will be discussed on Wednesday. A template is provided but should be tweaked to students needs.
This schedule is subject to change and enhancements, but provide an indication of the pace, assignments, and major deadlines that you will need to plan for the semester.
The University has implemented specific requirements to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and support the safety of all during the pandemic. These requirements apply to all persons on campus (faculty, staff, students, and visitors). These requirements are subject to change. Visit jagwire.augusta.edu/coronavirus/ and augusta.edu/covid-resources/ for the latest details.
If you are unsure about the procedure to adopt, please refer to the protocols - guidelines. If you need to miss class to self-isolate or get tested, please notify me at your earliest convenience.
The University’s Student Code of Conduct, the student’s manual, the academic regulations as well as the applicable policies are supposed to be known by the students and will be enforced.
Section 5.2, Academic Conduct of the student’s manual defines precisely what kind of collaborations are acceptable. As long as you do not lie, cheat, plagiarize, assist others or being assisted by others without authorization, we should not need any of that. If you are unsure about whether or not certain kinds of collaboration are permissible, please ask me.
I am committed to the founding principles of Universal Design, and to make my lecture accessible to every one. Concretely, that means that I’m not requiring you to use a particular Operating System, that I always try to give the information repeatedly, and using multiple channels, that I am available over the phone, email, or in my office. If you are registered with Testing and Disability Services, please see me at your earlier convenience to discuss accommodations.
Please be aware of the USG guidance on House Bill 280. Note that you may not carry a handgun if high school students are enrolled in the class, and that it is your responsibility to visit the registrar to determine whenever this is the case or not.