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  • Epic research assistantships | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    time commitment or an average of 20 hours per week for the same appointment period as our TAships Epic RAships begin each fall and it is generally beneficial for a student to continue the RAship for a full academic year in order to participate fully in the system design and implementation cycle However Epic RAs are free to accept another offer of support after the fall semester if they so choose Renewing the RAship for a second academic year is also possible in some cases in consultation with Epic and CS faculty advisers Epic RAs are also required to sign a legal agreement regarding the confidentiality of Epic proprietary information and ownership of the software and other intellectual property developed during the project About Epic Epic Systems Corporation creates and implements award winning software for many of the largest health care organizations in the country It aims to dissolve the informational boundaries that stand in the way of more efficient and safer health care Epic s client base consists of privately held organizations and public facilities including universities and local government health care organizations Epic software is used to care for about 65 million people across the United States and it has set records for size speed and amount of data integration per organization It is also at the forefront of giving patients access to their own electronic medical records How to apply Students are encouraged to apply as soon as they are interested in receiving an Epic RAship for the fall semester To apply fill out the application form linked below and send the form and your CV in a single email to epicra cs wisc edu Please confirm with your application that you have been admitted to the CS department and that you do not have guaranteed financial

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/academics/graduate-programs/epic-ra-ships (2015-02-22)
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  • How to prepare for the CS major | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    are here Education Undergraduate programs How to prepare for the CS major You may now declare computer sciences as your major if you satisfy the following At least one 1 CS course of at least 2 credits has been completed at UW Madison with a grade of C or better If you want to declare bring the following three items to a CS undergraduate advisor Current DARS report Completed major

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/how-prepare-cs-major (2015-02-22)
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  • CS major requirements | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    chosen from CS 407 CS 506 CS 536 CS 537 CS 538 CS 552 CS 564 CS 640 or CS 642 CS 536 and CS 538 may not both be used to satisfy this requirement Applications One course chosen from CS 412 CS 416 CS 425 CS 513 CS 514 CS 515 CS 525 CS 534 CS 540 CS 545 CS 547 CS 559 or CS 570 Electives Two courses chosen in consultation with a member of the Undergraduate Advising Committee Each elective must be a Computer Sciences course numbered 400 or higher and carrying a minimum of 3 credits The following classes may not be used to fulfill this requirement CS 402 CS 550 CS 681 CS 682 CS 691 CS 692 Some sections of CS 638 and CS 699 may be used and others may not It is up to the instructor of each section to specify whether it can be used as a CS elective No course may be used to satisfy more than one requirement for the computer sciences major CS majors may not take any CS course that is normally graded on an A F basis as a pass fail course Prerequisites The student should be aware that some of the courses listed above have prerequisite courses not specifically required for the major It is the student s responsibility to meet prerequisite requirements but courses taken to meet such requirements do not necessarily count towards the major 3 Honors Program and Honors Major Students enrolled in the honors program may elect to take computer sciences courses for honors credit With the permission of the course instructor and the department s honors advisor Professor Deborah Joseph any course numbered 300 to 699 may be taken for honors credit In addition any course numbered 700 or above carries honors credit for undergraduate students For more guidance on completing honors in the major please visit the website of the College of Letters Science Honors Program Requirements for Computer Sciences Major with Honors The requirements for obtaining a CS major with honors are Minimum GPA of 3 5 computed on all courses used for the major and an overall GPA of at least 3 3 in all courses taken at UW Madison at the time of graduation A two semester senior thesis or project CS 681 682 involving at least 6 credits of work The student will be responsible for obtaining a thesis project advisor The thesis or project must be approved by both the thesis project advisor and the department honors advisor A thesis or project must be filed with the computer sciences department before a final passing grade for Comp Sci 682 can be awarded One of the courses counted for requirement 3d for the computer sciences major must be taken at the 700 or 800 level with a grade of B or better These courses must be approved by the department honors advisor and should be selected to complement the student s degree plan and to

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/cs-major-requirements (2015-02-22)
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  • CS Certificate requirements | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    graduate school Compared to a major in computer sciences the certificate requires fewer courses and offers more flexibility in course selection You are eligible to enroll in the Computer Science Certificate program if you are currently enrolled in a bachelor s degree program at UW Madison and you are not in the Law School and you are not majoring in computer sciences electrical engineering or computer engineering To earn a Computer Science Certificate a student must complete six computer science courses each worth at least two credits and each with a minimum grade of C including the following CS302 and CS367 or equivalent transfer or AP credits At most 4 courses below the 400 level At least 2 courses at the 400 level or above For students currently enrolled in a bachelor s degree program at UW Madison at least 50 of the credits must be in residence here at UW Madison Non graded S U courses taken in residence cannot be used Note that completing just CS367 counts as completing both CS302 and CS367 and in that case only 5 courses total are required The following courses may not be used for the CS Certificate CS250 CS298 CS304 CS368

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/certificate-requirements (2015-02-22)
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  • Research Groups | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    lab is conducted in the areas of networking and distributed systems with a primary focus on wireless and mobile networking Research activities in the lab span a diverse set of activities ranging from algorithmic design and analysis and systems building through functional prototypes Our projects get deployed in real and practical scenarios sometimes in collaboration with partners who allow us to understand various real constraints leading in turn to more refined solutions The activities of this lab are generously supported at different times through funding from government agencies such as the National Science Foundation and industrial partners Dr Suman Banerjee leads the WiNGS Lab Computer Security Faculty Jin Yi Cai Eric Bach Thomas Reps Thomas Ristenpart Barton Miller Miron Livny Dieter van Melkebeek Somesh Jha Software Assurance Marketplace The Software Assurance Marketplace SWAMP is creating a state of the art facility that will serve as an open resource for software developers assurance tool developers and researchers who wish to perform continuous assurance CSwA testing in a safe secure environment Funded by the Department of Homeland Security and directed by academic experts in identity management and high throughput computing the SWAMP s mission is to improve the safety and quality of our software ecosystem by creating access to assurance tools and testing and reporting UW Madison computer science professors Miron Livny and Barton Miller are both on the project s leadership team Livny is SWAMP s principal investigator and serves as its director and chief technology officer Miller is chief scientist Database Systems Faculty AnHai Doan David DeWitt Jignesh Patel Jeffrey Naughton Quickstep Quickstep is a next generation relational data processing kernel that is being developed in the UW Department of Computer Sciences Quickstep aims to deliver efficient and sustainable data processing performance on current and future hardware by using a hardware software co design philosophy For the hardware available today this means effectively exploiting large main memories fast on die CPU caches highly parallel multi core CPUs and NVRAM storage technologies For the hardware available in the future we aim to co design hardware and software primitives that will allow data processing kernels to work on increasing amounts of data economically both from the raw performance perspective and from the perspective of the energy consumed by the data processing kernel Dr Jignesh Patel leads the project Human Computer Interaction Faculty Bilge Mutlu Numerical Analysis Faculty Carl de Boor Amos Ron Optimization Faculty Michael Ferris Robert Meyer Olvi Mangasarian Stephen Wright Optimization Group at WID The Optimization group at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery is composed of faculty administrative staff and graduate students from Industrial Systems Engineering Computer Sciences Agricultural Applied Economics Mathematics and Electrical Computer Engineering Learn about current optimization projects Performance Analysis Faculty Miron Livny Programming Languages Compilers Faculty Charles Fischer Thomas Reps Ben Liblit Somesh Jha Systems Research Faculty Michael Swift Miron Livny Remzi Arpaci Dusseau Andrea Arpaci Dusseau ADvanced Systems Laboratory ADSL Dr Andrea Arpaci Dusseau and Dr Remzi Arpaci Dusseau lead the ADSL The group is

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/research/groups (2015-02-22)
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  • Campus Collaborations | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    supervised learning is most useful Jerry Zhu Campus Collaborators Rob Nowak Electrical Computer Engineering Grace Wahba Statistics National Science Foundation http pages cs wisc edu jerryzhu ssl From social media to knowledge Description Collaborators Funding Website It is one thing to collect tons of tweets it is another to turn them into knowledge We develop machine learning models for this purpose For example our Socioscope model can robustly estimate spatio temporal distributions of any target phenomenon using inhomogeneous Poisson point process ECML PKDD 2012 Best Paper Jerry Zhu Campus Collaborators Rob Nowak Electrical Computer Engineering Megan K Hines Wildlife Data Integration Network UW Fighting bullying with machine learning Description Collaborators Funding Website Bullying is a serious national health issue Social science study of bullying traditionally has used personal surveys in schools suffering from small sample size and low temporal resolution We are developing novel machine learning models to study bullying Our model aims to reconstruct a bullying event who the bullies victims and witnesses are and what happened to them from publicly available social media posts Our model and data can improve the scientific study intervention and policy making of bullying Jerry Zhu Campus Collaborators Amy Bellmore Educational Psychology National Science Foundation http research cs wisc edu bullying Enhancing human learning using computational learning theory Description Collaborators Funding Website The overall goal of the project is to develop computational learning models and theory originally aimed at computers to predict and influence human learning behaviors Jerry Zhu Campus Collaborators Timothy Rogers Psychology Charles W Kalish Educational Psychology National Science Foundation http pages cs wisc edu jerryzhu career A multimodal risk prediction approach for breast cancer using MRI and genomic data Description Collaborators Funding Website Breast magnetic resonance imaging is a new technology that offers high sensitivity for diagnosis and treatment of

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/research/campus-collaborations (2015-02-22)
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  • CS Technical Reports | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    Undergraduate programs Scholarship Award Opportunities Summer RA awards Research Connect Industrial Affiliates Student Job Listings CS Job Fair Programming Contests Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration Give CS Technical Reports The CS Technical Reports Archive is hosted by the Minds UW collection service Access the Technical Reports Archive Get instructions on submitting a new technical report to the archive Find the old archive on our legacy server containing papers up to mid 2011

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/research/technical-reports (2015-02-22)
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  • How to submit a job posting | UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department
    met Ads must be for positions requiring training in computer sciences An application deadline should be specified if not the ad will be posted for a maximum of one month We do not post ads from companies or individuals recruiting on behalf of other companies Internships must be for a specified period of time e g summer or one year To enable our students to apply application deadlines should be at least two weeks after you send us the listing We attempt to post ads within 2 3 business days of receipt but longer delays may occur We reserve the right to refuse to post any ad Instructions for submitting your listing 1 Send your posting in PDF format 2 State whether the position is for undergrad majors graduate students or both 3 Make sure your PDF contains all the basics company name address and website title of position s degree s experience required description of primary duties hours per week full time or other how and by when applicants must apply If an internship is unpaid that should be specified The department may choose not to post listings that lack basic information 4 Email your listing to communications coordinator

    Original URL path: http://www.cs.wisc.edu/connect/submit-job-posting (2015-02-22)
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