THE UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

COMP591 (Y Stream) — Dissertation
Class Schedule 2011

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  
06 June Study week 
13 June -24 JuneExaminations 
27 June Mid-year break  
04 July Enrolment week  
13 JulyIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
20 JulyIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
27 JulyIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
03 AugustIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
10 AugustIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
17 AugustIn-class presentations from COMP520C, as required 
24 AugustMid-semester break  
31 AugustMid-semester break Wednesday 31 August: Honours Conference for COMP520C and COMP591A
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 classFriday 14 October: Interim Reports due
17 OctoberStudy week 
Exams and Summer break  
2012  
06 February 2012Conference presentations to Department, as required 
13 February 2012Conference presentations to Department, as required 
20 February 2012 Enrolment weekWednesday 22 February: Final Report due