SC: Software Composition Seminar


This is a seminar for Masters students in the Swiss Joint Master of Science in Computer Science as well as Bachelors, Masters and PhD students completing their project work or thesis in the Software Composition Group. Scheduled talks generally cover recent progress in project work or research. The seminar normally takes place on Tuesdays at 10h15 in room 107, Schützenmattstrasse 14).


NB: The seminar will be held in hybrid form. Only students with a Covid certificate may participate in presence. Otherwise please join the weekly meeting with this zoom link.

To take part in the MSc seminar, you must participate in the first session on September 21, where the projects will be presented, and students will take a short quiz to match them up with projects.

Learning Outcomes

The seminar consists of a project and a presentation. You will have as a mentor one of the members of the SCG and will work on a practical and focused problem in the domain of programming languages and programmer productivity tools.

Seminar students will work on a small, supervised project during the semester. Due to the high cost of supervision, participation is strictly limited (selection will be based on the results of a short quiz).

Students are able to

  • read and critically analyze scientific publications in the area;
  • discuss technical material in the domain;
  • relate to their own scientific work, if applicable;
  • give a scientific presentation, in terms of structure, level of content, and presentation techniques;
  • manage their time during the preparation of their work, when operating in teams or independently.

To prepare your presentation, please consult this checklist.

Scheduled Presentations


Past presentations (2021)

See also: Past Seminar Presentations

Last changed by scg on 23 November 2021