Advait Sarkar


Read my short book on the Cambridge supervision system, called 'How to define an elephant'!
The book is also available as a PDF.

Supervisions are an ancient teaching system used by Cambridge and Oxford, in which students interact in very small groups (usually 2 or 3) with a subject tutor. I used to supervise many undergraduate courses at Cambridge.

Students and interns

1advised: I contributed nontrivially to the supervision of the student, but was not the primary supervisor.

Other teaching

Cambridge undergraduate courses supervised

First year courses (Part IA) Second year courses (Part IB) Final year courses (Part II)
Object-Oriented Programming
Software and Interface Design
Introductory Artificial Intelligence (AI-I)
Software Engineering
Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI-II)
Human-Computer Interaction
Information Retrieval