Homework Specification: Seminar Summary and Review
Attend a seminar in Computer Science or some other related department
and write a 1-2 page summary and review of that seminar.
Your report should give a clear and concise summary of the
material; an annotated outline might be a good way to do this.
You are not expected to understand every last detail that was
presented. But your report should make it clear that you were
there (!), you took it seriously, and you caught the main points
that were made.
Your report should also include a paragraph (graciously) critiquing the
seminar, e.g., what was effective about the presentation?;
what could have been done better?, etc.
Your primary source for information will be the talk, of course.
But you may need to fill in some gaps by talking with the speaker
after the seminar, visiting their web page later, reading one of
Note: you may do this exercise for up to two different seminars.