MW 4:10-5:00, HRBB 124
Seminar announcements: http://www.cs.tamu.edu/seminar
Organizer: Richard Furuta, HRBB 402C, 845-3839, firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours: M 1:30-3:30, or by appointment
The purpose of the seminar is to introduce our graduate students to the range
of research being carried out in Computer Science, particularly in the areas in
which our department has strength. The seminar meets every week on Monday
and/or Wednesday, from 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm. Seminar speakers include invited
speakers from outside the department, augmented with talks from our own faculty
and senior graduate students. Specific details about the course organization
- Approximately 14 talks will be scheduled during the semester, either in the
Monday or the Wednesday time slot (some weeks will have two talks; most weeks
will have one). Announcements for talks will be released approximately one week
in advance at the course's WWW pages. Additional sessions may be scheduled and
attendance to these meetings may be required.
- Students should check the course pages at
regularly for course announcements.
- The course is graded credit/non-credit. To obtain credit for the course, a
student must attend at least 12 talks, fufilling these requirements for each
Note that the initial organizational meeting is not considered to be one of these 12 talks.
- The student must complete an acceptable seminar report, due at the end of
the seminar, on the form provided at the beginning of the seminar.
- The student must attend the entire talk--late arrival and early departure
are not acceptable. The seminar report forms will not be given to late arrivers
nor will they be accepted from early leavers.
- The student must maintain proper behavior during the talk. This includes
not carrying on side conversations, reading newspapers, sleeping, etc., during
the presentation. Please note that, especially for outside speakers, you are
representing the department and improper behavior on even a single student's
part leaves the speaker with a bad impression of us.
- Attendance at certain non-seminar talks will be accepted for seminar
attendance credit. This requires advance permission from both the seminar
organizer and the talk sponsor. To receive credit, the student will be
required to turn in a talk report signed by the faculty member sponsoring the
- You should fill out and turn in an information/record sheet at today's
- The first seminar talk is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22.
For your information, the seminar report forms will ask for the following
- Identifying information--your name, student id, etc.
- A list of key points from the talk.
- A list of questions raised by the talk.
- Your signature, certifying and validating your attendance at the seminar.