8000-Level Courses

COMP 8120 Current Topics in Database Systems

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 6120
Theoretical and applied research issues related to database systems. Topics will reflect current research in the field.

COMP 8220 Research Topics in Programming Languages

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 7220
Topics of current research in the area of programming languages, their design and implementation.

COMP 8320 Research Topics in Computer Networks

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 6320 or departmental approval
Current research in wireless and mobile networks, high-speed networks, active networks, WDM networks, and performance modeling.

COMP 8330 Advanced Topics in Parallel and Distributed Computing

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 6330 or departmental approval
Parallelizing compilers, theory of concurrency, advanced parallel algorithms, load balancing, migration, performance evaluation, distributed architectures.

COMP 8400 Current Topics in Computer Graphics

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 7400 or departmental approval
In-depth study of current research topics in computer graphics. Topics may include theoretical, performance, implementation, and system integration issues. Extensive literature survey, issue identification, performance comparison, and future research trends will be discussed.

COMP 8500 Research Topics in Operating Systems

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 7500
Topics of current research in the area of operating systems, their design, and implementation.

COMP 8600 Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence

3 credit hours
Prerequisite: COMP 6610 or COMP 7600 or COMP 7610 or departmental apprval
In-depth study of current research topics in Artificial Intelligence, e.g. reasoning mechanisms, heuristic search methods, cognitive modeling.

COMP 8620 Advanced Topics in Human-Computer Interaction

3 credits
Prerequisite: COMP 7620 or departmental approval
In-depth study of current research topics in Human-Computer Interaction, e.g. evaluation and assessment methods, mulitmodal interfaces, educational technology.

COMP 8700 Current Topics in Software Engineering Link Icon

3 credits
Prerequisite: COMP 6700 or departmental approval
Current theoretical and applied research issues in software engineering.

COMP 8930 Directed Study

1 - 3 credits
Prerequisite: Departmental approval
Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

COMP 8970 Special Topics

1 - 3 credits Prerequisite: Departmental approval
Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

COMP 8990 Research and Dissertation

1 - 10 credits
Prerequisite: Departmental approval
Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.




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