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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Faculty of Computer Science
PhD in Computer Science

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Research Methods

30th PhD Cycle - September 2015

Course Coordinator: Diego Calvanese


Course Overview

Module 1: Introduction to research and scientific paper reading and writing - D. Calvanese (31/8/2015 - 4/9/2015)
  1. What is Research?
  2. Research in Computer Science
  3. Selection of PhD topic
  4. Reading scientific papers
  5. How to write a scientific paper

Module 2: Empirical/experimental CS research methods and paper writing - F. Ricci (7/9/2015 - 11/9/2015)

Module 3: Research evaluation - W. Nutt (14/9/2015 - 18/9/2015)
  1. Peer reviewing
  2. Bibliometrics

Module 4: How to write a research plan - S. Helmer (21/9/2015 - 25/9/2015)

Module 5: Presenting scientific work - M. Montali (28/9/2015 - 2/10/2015)
Example presentations:

Module 6: Good scientific writing style - E. Franconi (5/10/2015 - 9/10/2015)


Course Material

Writing for Computer Science (3rd Edition). Justin Zobel. Springer. 2015.
ISBN: 978-1-4471-6638-2 (Print), 978-1-4471-6639-9 (Online).
Electronic edition available via the unibz library through SpringerLink.

Additional useful material

On Writing

On Reading

On Doing Research


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