Subject UPDATES Fall 2017


Check the subject updates for Fall Term 2017 by clicking on the appropriate subject card on this page. These comprise the known changes for subject offerings by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. For further information about any subject contact the instructor directly.

6.S063 Engineering Interactive Technologies
Undergraduate - AUS2, II, DLAB; Prerequisites: 6.005, 6.031, 6.111, 6.115 or permission of instructor; Units: 3-3-6; Instructor: Professor Stefanie Mueller (; Schedule: Lecture/Lab WF1-3 in room 38-501
6.885 Multicore Programming in DEF
Graduate Subject; Prerequisites: 6.172 or 6.816 or 6.836, or graduate work experience in concurrent programming; Units: 3-0-9; Instructor: Prof. Nir Shavit,; Schedule: TBD
6.S082/6.888 Hardware Architecture for Deep Learning
Undergraduate AUS /Graduate; Prerequisites 6.003, 6.004; Units: 3-3-6; Instructors: Professors Vivienne Sze and Joel Emer; Schedule: MW11-12:30, room 32-144;
6.S084 Electromagnetic Fields, Forces and Motion
Undergraduate; Prerequisites: 8.02, 18.03; Units: 3-0-9; Instructors: Professor Jeff Lang (; Schedule: MW1-2:30, room 3-333
6.889 Sketching and Streaming Algorithms for Big Data
Graduate; Prereq: 6.046J (good understanding of linear algebra and probability); Units: 3-0-9; Schedule:Lec TR2:30-4, room 32-124; Staff: Professor Piotr Indyk,