252-2600-05L  Software Engineering Seminar

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
LecturersZ. Su, M. Vechev
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 22.

The deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.


252-2600-05 SSoftware Engineering Seminar
Online seminar: This seminar will primarily take place online. Reserved rooms will remain blocked on campus for students to follow the seminar from there.
2 hrs
Wed16:15-18:00CHN D 42 »
Z. Su, M. Vechev

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course is an introduction to research in software engineering, based on reading and presenting high quality research papers in the field. The instructor may choose a variety of topics or one topic that is explored through several papers.
ObjectiveThe main goals of this seminar are 1) learning how to read and understand a recent research paper in computer science; and 2) learning how to present a technical topic in computer science to an audience of peers.
ContentThe technical content of this course falls into the general area of software engineering but will vary from semester to semester.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersM. Vechev, Z. Su
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Admission requirementStudent should be able to read conference and journal papers in Computer Science (written in English)
Additional information on mode of examinationThe deadline for deregistering is by the end of the second week of the semester. Students, who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.

Grading is based on presentation *and* active participation in the seminar. A student must be present even if s/he is not the speaker. Acceptable reasons for absence are illness, military or civil service, and similar events that are beyond your control. All absences must be documented.

Learning materials

Main linkCourse website
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


Places22 at the most
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupComputer Science BSc (252000)
Waiting listuntil 04.10.2021

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Computer Science BachelorSeminarWInformation