252-4220-00L  A Taste of Research: Algorithms and Combinatorics

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersB. Gärtner, A. Steger, M. Ghaffari
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 16.


252-4220-00 SA Taste of Research: Algorithms and Combinatorics2 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00CAB G 15.2 »
B. Gärtner, A. Steger, M. Ghaffari

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AbstractStudents work together with lecturers on open problems in algorithms and combinatorics.
ObjectiveThe goal is to learn and practice important research techniques: literature search, understanding and presenting research papers, developing ideas in the group, testing of conjectures with the computer, writing down results.
ContentWork on original research papers and open problems in the areas of algorithms and combinatorics.
Lecture notesNot available.
LiteratureWill be announced in the seminar.
Prerequisites / NoticePassed exam in Algorithms, Probability, and Computing.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersB. Gärtner, M. Ghaffari, A. Steger
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationRegelmässige Mitarbeit, Präsentation einer Originalarbeit oder eines Forschungsergebnisses. Die Gesamtleistung des Seminars wird nicht benotet.

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Places16 at the most
Waiting listuntil 23.02.2018

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