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Quals Courses, 2018-2019

Autumn 2018

  • CSE 505 Programming Languages, Tatlock. Programming Systems
  • CSE 510 HCI, Fogarty. Applications
  • CSE 521 Algorithms, Oveis Gharan. Theory
  • CSE 527 Computational Biology, Seelig. Applications
  • CSE 546 Machine Learning, Jamieson. AI
  • CSE 550 Systems for all, Krishnamurthy. Systems
  • CSE 556 Computational Fabrication, Schulz. Applications

Winter 2019

  • CSE 501 Compilers, Bodik. Programming Systems
  • CSE 507 Computer-Aided Reasoning for Software, Torlak. Programming Systems
  • CSE 517 NLP, Choi. Applications
  • CSE 535 Theory of Convex Optimization, Y. Lee. Theory
  • CSE 551 Operating Systems, X. Wang. Systems
  • CSE 564 Security, Roesner. Applications
  • CSE 571 Robotics, Bhattacharjee. Appplications
  • CSE 573 Artificial Intelligence, Hajishirzi. AI

Spring 2019

  • CSE 503 Software Engineering, Ernst. Programming Systems
  • CSE 512 Visualization, Heer. Applications
  • CSE 525 Random Algorithms, J. Lee. Theory
  • CSE 526 Cryptography, Lin. Theory
  • CSE 547 Machine Learning for Big Data, Althoff. AI
  • CSE 548 Architecture, Ceze Systems
  • CSE 552 Distributed Systems, Lorch & Howell. Systems
  • CSE 576 Computer Vision, Shapiro. Applications

Quals Breadth Requirements

One course required in four of five areas, plus 2 additional courses in any area(s).

  • Theory: 521, 525, 526, 531, 535
  • Systems: 548, 550, 551, 552, 561, 567
  • Programming Systems: 501, 503, 505, 507, 544
  • AI:  515, 546, 547/STAT 548, 573
  • Applications: 510, 512, 517, 527, 556, 557, 564, 571, 576
  • *Non-CSE: Genome 540, (HCDE 544 or INSC 570)

*Non-CSE courses do not count in any breadth area, but can count as the additional two