CSC 590: MS Thesis Seminar
Fall 2011

Instructor: Alexander Dekhtyar, dekhtyar at, 14-215

Office Hours:
Who Where
Tuesday 12:10pm - 1:30pm Alex 14-215
Wednesday 9:00am - 11:00am Alex 14-215
Thursday 12:10pm - 1:30pm Alex 14-215

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
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 19 Postscript PDF [September 23 , 2011]
Bibliography Due: October 26 Postscript PDF [September 28, 2011]
Thesis Intro Due: November 16/November 30 Postscript PDF [November 1, 2011]
Experimental Design Due: November 16 Postscript PDF [November 1, 2011]
Related Work Due: November 30 Postscript PDF [November 1, 2011]
Short Presentation Due: October 26 Postscript PDF [October 5, 2011]
Long Presentation Due: []

Lecture Notes

Lecture 1 Syllabus and Intro PDF PowerPoint [September 25, 2007]
Lecture N-1 How to present your thesis: contents PowerPoint [March 9, 2011]
Lecture N How to present your thesis: style PowerPoint [September 25, 2007]

September 23, 2011 dekhtyar at