Subject Updates ST 2015


Check the subject updates for ST 2015 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.S079 Computational Fabrication
Undergraduate - AUS; Units: 3-0-9; Prerequisites: Calculus II (GIR), 6.005, (6.837 desired), or permission of instructor; Schedule: TR2:30-4, room 32-144; Instructor: Prof. Wojciech Matusik,
6.S897 Algebra and Computation
Graduate H-Level; Units: 3-0-9; Prerequisites: 6.840J and 6.046J and 18.073; Instructor: Prof. Madhu Sudan; Schedule: MW11-12:30, room 34-304
6.886 Advanced Performance-Engineering for Multicore Applications
Graduate H-level; Units: 4-6-2; Prerequisites: 6.172 or at least two of 6.046, 6.035, and 6.823 or permission of instructor; Instructors: Professor Charles Leiserson ( and Dr. Bradley Kuszamaul; Schedule: MWF10-12, room 32-044
6.S078/6.S977 Entrepreneurship Project
Undergraduate/Graduate H-level; Units: 12; Instructor: Prof. David Gifford (; Schedule: R3, room 56-154
6.S194 Open Source Software Project
Undergraduate Lab; Units: 2-5-5; Prerequisites: 6.005,6.006, preference given to 6.170 and 6.172 alums; Instructor: Professor Saman Amarasinghe (; Schedule: TR2:30-4, room 32-141; Enrollment limited to 30 students
6.S978 Privacy Legislation in Practice: Law and Technology
Graduate H-Level; Units: 2-0-10; Prerequisites: none; Instructor: Prof. Hal Abelson; Schedule: Thursdays 3-5, room 9-152
6.S198 Making Mobile Apps
Undergraduate; Units: 2-3-7; Prerequisite: 6.005 or experience with Java; Instructor: Prof. Hal Abelson; Schedule: W2-4, room 34-303
6.885 Introduction to Principles and Practice of Software Synthesis
Graduate H-level; AUS; Units: 3-0-9; Prerequisites: 6.035; Instructor: Prof. Armando Solar-Lezama; Schedule: MW1-2:30, room 34-304
6.888 Certified Systems Software
Graduate H-level; Units: 3-0-9; Prerequisites: permission of instructor; Instructors: Professor Nickolai Zeldovich and Professor Frans Kaashoek; Schedule: TR2:30-4, room 36-112
21M.359 Interactive Music Systems
Undergraduate; AUS or department lab; Units: 3-0-9; Schedule: MW11-12:30, room 4-364; Instructor: Eran Egozy
6.260 Theoretical Statistics
Graduate H-Level; Units: 3-0-9; Prerequisites: Linear algebra, 6.436 or equivalent (upper division probability/statistics); Instructor: Professor Tamara Broderick; Schedule: TR2:30-4, room 34-301
6.891 Games, Decision, and Computation - Part A
Graduate H-level; Units: 3-0-9; Prereqs: 6.046 or equivalent, 6.042 or equivalent; Schedule: TR1-2:30, room 5-134; Instructors: Professor Costis Daskalakis