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Revision as of 23:51, 11 January 2019

Frontiers in Compute and Mathematical Sciences

Winter 2019
  • Organizers: Richard Murray (murray@caltech.edu), E. Schmidt, S. Feldman
  • Class meeting: 11 Jan (Fri), 11 am, in 107 Annenberg

The purpose of this course is to explore applications of tools from Computing and Mathematical Sciences to new problem domains. The course is organized around small teams consisting of CMS and non-CMS students who will work on projects of mutual interest in some faculty member's research area. Our main goals are for the participating CDS and science/engineering faculty to become more familiar with each other's work and expertise, and to get our graduate students interacting with one another.

The output of the course will be a short paper of the sort that could be sent to a conference. The paper should consist of a short description of the problem under study and the relevant CDS tools, followed by a preliminary set of results and a description of next steps to be pursued.

Course Schedule

WeekDateEvent
111 JanOrganizational meeting, 107 Annenberg @ 11 am
216 JanFirst team meeting, 107 Annenberg @ 3:30 pm
3-4Work in teams; define problem to be studied + approaches
513 FebMidterm presentations, location and time TBD
6-9Work in teams
1018 MarFinal presentations, location and time TBD
1020 MarFinal reports due (by 5 pm)

Projects

Units and Grading

CMS 273 is a 9 unit course, offered either graded or pass/fail. Each team is expected to complete the following:

Project presentation: each team will make a short (10 min) presentation in week 5 of the class (midterms), describing the focus of their project. Comments on these presentations will be provided to the team for incorporation in the final report.

Final report: each team will prepare a paper describing their work during the term. This should build on the midterm report by including some preliminary results and/or case studies.

In order to complete the work for the term, each team should plan on meeting at least once per week. The first team meeting will be on Wednesday, 5 April, at 3:30 pm in 104 Watson (at which time a regular meeting time can be established by the team).