CSC 400

Problem Seminar (Introduction to Graduate Study)

Spring 2021.

This site is still under construction.  It will be updated throughout the semester.  Last year’s site (course taught by Randal Nelson) is available HERE.

Course Description


Meeting time

Fridays, 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., US Eastern time, via Zoom.  Sessions will be recorded in keeping with University policy during the pandemic; nonetheless, synchronous participation is required.  The class time has been chosen to accommodate students in a wide variety of time zones.  To obtain the Zoom link, look for an email from the professor, or log into Blackboard


Prof. Michael Scott, Wegmans 3401, x57745
Michael Scott's email address
Office hours by appointment (send e-mail). 

Course resources in Blackboard

Piazza discussion group

As a way of encouraging collaboration, and as an alternative to email for many purposes, I encourage you to post questions, answers, suggestions, insights—whatever—to the course's Piazza discussion group

Lecture notes

Other resources

Last Change: 01 February 2021 / Michael Scott's email address