SACM Panel Talk on Preparing Ph.D. Prelim Exam

Monday, April 20, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
CS 3310

Speaker Name: 

Prof. Mike Swift, Prof. Jerry Zhu, and Craig Chasseur

Speaker Institution: 

UW-Madison

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Description: 

The topic of this SACM Panel is about how to prepare Ph.D. Prelim Exam, and the outline as follows:

* Craig, a database Ph.D. candidate, gives a short and general presentation on preparing the Prelim from a successful student's perspective.
* Two professors provide some suggestions from professors' perspective.
* Q & A for students with AI, Arch, Database, OS, and other backgrounds.

SACM wiki (https://sacm.cs.wisc.edu/wiki/Preliminary_Examination) maintains some notes on a similar event on Apr 3rd, 2009.