THE UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMP520C — Report of an Investigation
Class Schedule (2011)

Note: For students who are studying COMP520 across two years, with a mid-year start, there is a separate COMP520BA schedule.

DateLecture TopicOther Events
01 March1. Introduction & Organisation 
08 March2. Writing research proposals Friday 11 March: Title/blurb/photo due
15 March3. Conducting Research Friday 18 March: Proposal due
22 March4. Using the Library 
29 March5. Computer Science Research at Waikato (1) 
05 April6. Computer Science Research at Waikato (2)  
12 April7. Giving an effective research seminar  
18-29 April Mid-semester break  
03 MayNo scheduled class  
10 May In-class presentations from COMP477A and COMP591A students, as required 
17 May In-class presentations from COMP477A and COMP591A students, as required  
24 May8. Report writing and assessment; Interim reports
31 MayNo scheduled class Friday 3 June: Interim Reports due
06 June Study week  
13 June -24 June Examinations  
27 June Mid-year break  
04 July Enrolment week  
13 JulyIn-class presentations, as required 
20 JulyIn-class presentations, as required 
27 JulyIn-class presentations, as required 
03 AugustIn-class presentations, as required 
10 AugustIn-class presentations, as requiredFriday 12 August: Conference abstract due
17 AugustIn-class presentations, as required 
22 AugustMid-semester break  
29 AugustMid-semester break Wednesday 31 August: COMP520 Conference
07 SeptemberNo scheduled class 
14 SeptemberNo scheduled class 
21 September In-class presentations from COMP477B, COMP591B and COMP591Y students, as required 
28 September In-class presentations from COMP477B, COMP591B and COMP591Y students, as required 
05 OctoberNo scheduled class 
12 OctoberNo scheduled class 
17 OctoberStudy week 
25 October Examinations Wednesday 26 October: Final Reports due