CSC 590: MS Thesis Seminar
Fall 2009

Instructor: Alexander Dekhtyar, dekhtyar at, 14-215

Office Hours:
Who Where
Monday 8:30 - 9:30am Alex 14-215
Tuesday Alex 14-209
Wednsday 8:30 - 9:30am Alex 14-209
Thursday 9:00am - 12:00pm Alex 14-209

Additional appoinments: send email.

News and Notes

Old News and Notes

Course Materials

Syllabus Postscript PDF

M.S.-related Materials

CS Dept. Information on the MS program HTML
Cal Poly's Office of Research and Graduate programs HTML
MS-related forms HTML
MS Thesis definition PDF
Thesis Formatting Requirments HTML MS Word

Literature Search Resources

DBLP Trier site ACM SIGMOD site
ACM Digital Library Main page ACM SIGMOD Anthology
IEEE Computer Society Digital Library Main page
Publishers ScienceDirect (CS) Springer Springer: LNCS Elsevier
Bibliography Sites CS Bibliography Metapress PubZone
Search engines Google Scholar CiteSeerX CiteSeer


Thesis Reading Due: October 16 Postscript PDF [September 24 , 2009]
Bibliography Due: October 23 Postscript PDF [September 24, 2009]
Thesis Intro Due: October 16/ November 6 Postscript PDF [October 9, 2009]
Related Work Due: December 4 Postscript PDF [October 22, 2009]
Experimental Design Due: November 13 Postscript PDF [October 16, 2009]
Short Presentation Due: October 30, 2009 Postscript PDF [October 9, 2009]
Long Presentation Due: Postscript PDF []

Lecture Notes

Lecture 1 Syllabus and Intro PDF PowerPoint [September 25, 2007]

September 21, 2009 dekhtyar at