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Quals Courses, 2017-2018

Autumn 2017

  • CSE 505 Programming Languages, Tatlock. Programming Systems
  • CSE 521 Algorithms, J Lee. Theory
  • CSE 527 Computational Biology, S. Lee. Applications
  • CSE 546 Machine Learning, Jamieson. AI
  • CSE 557 Graphics, Curless. Applications
  • CSE 550 Systems for all, Krishnamurthy. Systems

Winter 2018

  • CSE 503 Software Engineering, Ernst.;Programming Systems
  • CSE 510 HCI, Fogarty. Applications
  • CSE 515 Statistical Methods, Domings. AI
  • CSE 544 Databases, Suciu. Programming Systems
  • CSE 561 Networks, Gollakota. Systems
  • CSE 564 Security, Kohno. Applications

Spring 2018

  • CSE 507 Computer-Aided Reasoning for Software, Torlak. Programming Systems
  • CSE 512 Visualization, Heer. Applications
  • CSE 517 NLP, N Smith. Applications
  • CSE 531 A Rao. Theory
  • CSE 547 Machine Learning for Big Data, Kakade. AI
  • CSE 548 Architecture, Taylor. 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, 531
  • 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, 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