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

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Research Methods

31st PhD Cycle - January 2016

Course Coordinator: Diego Calvanese


Course Overview

Module 1: Introduction to research and scientific paper reading and writing - D. Calvanese (25/1/2016 - 29/1/2016)
  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: Good scientific writing style - E. Franconi (2/2/2016 - 4/2/2016)

Module 3: Research evaluation - W. Nutt (17/2/2016 - 24/2/2016)
  1. Peer reviewing
  2. Bibliometrics

Module 4: Presenting scientific work - M. Montali (22/2/2016 - 26/2/2016)
Example presentations:

Module 5: Empirical/experimental CS research methods - J. Gamper (1/3/2016 - 4/3/2016)

Module 6: How to write a research plan - S. Helmer (7/3/2016 - 11/3/2016)


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 and Scholarly Publishing

On Reading

On Doing Research


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