6.975: Graduate Seminar in Area I
Fall 2002

Course Description

Graduate seminar exploring advanced topics in area I.

Each session a class member chooses a topic and leads a discussion on that topic. For that week, he or she reviews the literature on his or her topic (with faculty assistance as required), prepares and leads a recitation-like survey of the subject, and produces a written summary suitable for distribution.


Shane Haas, Huan Yao, Desmond Lun, Todd Coleman, Erik Sudderth, Constantine Caramanis, Emin Martinian, Ben Vigoda

Faculty and Former Students
Prof. Dave  Forney, Prof. Ram Zamir, Prof. Lizhong Zheng, Prof. Sanjoy Mitter, Prof. Greg Wornell, Prof. Michelle Effros, Brian Chen

A limited number of listeners who read the relevant papers for a given topic are welcome to attend sessions of interest. Contact a member of the class for more information.


Wednesdays, 1:00pm-2:30pm
RLE Conference Room, 36-428


Students from the Digital Signal Processing Group (DSPG), and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) have developed this course with the guidance of several members of the faculty, including Prof. David Forney and Prof. Vahid Tarokh.

The original course proposal is available in PS and PDF formats.

Previous Terms

You also can check out the web site, summaries and papers for the course in previous terms.

Taking 6.975

If you are interested in joining the course for fall 2002, please contact one of the organizers emin@mit.edu, shaas@mit.edu or sign up via WebSIS.
Last modified 9/13/2002 by emin@allegro.mit.edu.