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-==Instructor==+=CS 665 Advanced Computer Security= 
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 +This graduate course explores topics in computer security. We focus on reading recent research papers. There is also a heavy emphasis on writing reviews of the papers we read. Students have opportunities to present the key ideas of a paper to the class. Students also write a survey paper on a current topic in the field. 
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 +== Winter 2018 Class Meetings== 
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 +Winter 2018 Class Meetings: 120 TMCB Tu/Th 3:00-4:15 
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 +Prerequisites:​ CS 465, CS Graduate Student or Instructor ​Consent 
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 +==Instructors==
 Dr. Kent Seamons \\ Dr. Kent Seamons \\
 Office: 2230 TMCB \\ Office: 2230 TMCB \\
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 Office hours: by appointment Office hours: by appointment
  
-Winter 2014 Class Meetings: 134 TMCB Tu/Th 3:00-4:15 
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-Prerequisites:​ CS 465 
  
 ==Objectives== ==Objectives==
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 ** Identify an open research question related to your topic ** Identify an open research question related to your topic
 ** Write a survey paper ** Write a survey paper
-*** Focus on what is the problem and what have others done to solve it +*** Focus primarily ​on what is the problem and what have others done to solve it 
-*** Propose ​some new way(s) to solve the problem+*** Where possible, propose ​some new way(s) to solve the problem
 *** Use the MS thesis proposal five-question outline from the graduate handbook as a guide *** Use the MS thesis proposal five-question outline from the graduate handbook as a guide
  
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 * Regular writing assignments * Regular writing assignments
-** 1 page, 11 pt font, 8×11 paper, pdf format (500-800 words)+** 1 page, 11 pt font, 8×11 paper, pdf format (300-400 words)
 ** Submit online using Learning Suite for Dr. Seamons to review ** Submit online using Learning Suite for Dr. Seamons to review
 ** Suggestion: solicit one external review before submitting an assignment ** Suggestion: solicit one external review before submitting an assignment
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 ** Recommended reading: Elements of Style ** Recommended reading: Elements of Style
 * Class presentations * Class presentations
-** Research papers +** Each research paper we read will have a primary presenter  ​ 
-** Individual projects+** Spend 15 to 20 minutes to summarize key points of the paper 
 +** Prepare slides (10+), Concise, Clear, Graphics 
 +** Present your own critique of the paper 
 +** Presenter will upload slides instead of a peer review
 * Individual survey paper * Individual survey paper
 ** Deliverable:​ research proposal/​survey paper (4000-5000 words) ** Deliverable:​ research proposal/​survey paper (4000-5000 words)
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 ==Guidelines for writing paper reviews== ==Guidelines for writing paper reviews==
  
-*    Length - 500-800 words+*    Length - 300-400 words
 *    Format - pdf *    Format - pdf
 *    What is the key contribution of the paper. Summarize the main points (1 paragraph) *    What is the key contribution of the paper. Summarize the main points (1 paragraph)
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 **        Unstructured and self-directed **        Unstructured and self-directed
 *    Time commitment: 9 hour/week average (including class time) *    Time commitment: 9 hour/week average (including class time)
-*    There are no exams for this course 
  
 ==Grade Distribution== ==Grade Distribution==
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