Subject Updates FT 2013


Check the subject updates for FT 2013 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.

Please note the following new subject offered in ST 2014: 6.008, Introduction to Inference. 6.008 can be used as an EE or CS foundation by 6-2 students and as a math elective by any EECS student. 

For further schedule information, including classes, instructors, room reservations, etc. or for information regarding the MIT Bulletin (catalogue), contact Lisa Bella, Room 38-475, 3-4611, isabell (at) mit (dot) edu.

6.811 Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology
Undergraduate; Advanced Undergraduate Subject; Units: 3-4-5; Schedule: L MWF1, room 56-154; Lab: MW3-5, room 32-044; Instructor: Prof. Seth Teller,
6.S198 Open Source Software Development for Educational Mobile Computing
Undergraduate; Units: 2-3-7; Pre-req: 6.005 or permission of instructor; Schedule: W 2-4, room 34-304; Instructors: Prof. Hal Abelson (, Dr. José Dominguez (
6.888 Wireless Communication Systems
Graduate H-Level; Units: 3-0-9; Prereqs: Basic knowledge of computer and data networks; Instructor: Prof. Dina Katabi,; Schedule: L R3-5, room 32-124, R F11, room 32-124
6.892 Seminar: Computing on Encrypted Data
Graduate H-Level; Units: 2-0-10 Pre-reqs: 6.875 or 6.857 or permission of instructor; Schedule: M12:30-2:30, room 34-304; Instructor: Prof. Vinod Vaikuntanathan (
6.891 Games, Decision, and Computation - Part A
Graduate H-level; Units: 3-0-9; Prereqs: 6.046 or equivalent, 6.042 or equivalent; Instructors: Profs. Micali and Daskalakis; Schedule: TR1-2:30, room 32-124
6.S081/6.S082 Public Speaking Practicum
Undergraduate; Units: 3-0-0; Schedule: L W7-10, room 32-044; Staff: Dr. Tony Eng,; -Preference is given to freshman - register for 6.S081 first half of term - register for 6.S082 second half of term
6.S077/6.S977 Fundamentals of Photonics
Undergraduate; Advanced Undergraduate Subject; Prereqs: 6.013 or 6.007 or 8.07 or 8.03 or 2.71; Units: 2-0-10; Schedule: MW2:30-4, room 26-328; Instructor: Prof. Dirk Englund,
6.S078 Planning Algorithms
Undergraduate; Prerequisites: 6.006; Familiarity with probability, e.g. 6.041 or 18.05, is recommended; Units: 3-0-9; Advanced Undergraduate Subject; Schedule: MW1-2:30, room 32-124; Instructors: Professor Tomas Lozano-Perez,
6.S195 Computer Architecture Laboratory
Undergraduate; Prereq: 6.004; Units: 3-8-1; Schedule: MWF3, Room 4-153; Instructor: Professor Arvind (
6.885 From ASCII to Answers: Advanced Topics in Data Processing (updated title)
Computer Systems Concentration; Graduate H- Level; Units 3-0-9; Instructor: Prof. Sam Madden,; Schedule: TR1-2:30, room 4-231
6.332 Advanced Topics in Power Electronics
Graduate H-Level; Prereq: 6.334 or permission of instructor; Units: 3-5-4; Instructor: Prof. David Perreault,; Schedule: MWF11, room 8-119