CMPUT 495 Honors Seminar

Fall 2023
Instructor/Host: Michael Buro (mburo@...)
Venue: CSIS 1-440
Time: Mondays 15:00-15:50
Starts: Sep-11-2023


This weekly seminar brings students, researchers, and practitioners together to examine a variety of topics, both foundational and leading edge. Content varies over successive offerings of the course.

Required of all Honors Computing Science students during each Fall/Winter semester of their degree program.

Prerequisite: Restricted to Honors Computing Science students, or consent of the instructor.

Students are expected to participate in all seminars.


After each seminar, you are to give a brief summary in about 150 words. This is solo work. The writing must be in your own words, free of spelling and grammar mistakes, and not be AI (co-)generated. To receive credit for the course, you must properly summarize at least seven of the seminars. Late submissions are not accepted and receive a score of 0

Academic Integrity

The University of Alberta is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity and honesty. Students are expected to be familiar with these standards regarding academic honesty and to uphold the policies of the University in this respect. Students are particularly urged to familiarize themselves with the provisions of the Code of Student Behaviour (online at and avoid any behaviour which could potentially result in suspicions of cheating, plagiarism, misrepresentation of facts and/or participation in an offence. Academic dishonesty is a serious offence and can result in suspension or expulsion from the University. (GFC 29 SEP 2003)

Course Policies

Most course policies are determined by the Department of Computing Science. See the following page for general information on CS course policies.

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