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053039 VU Academic Research and Writing (2020S)

Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 04.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 11.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 18.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 25.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 01.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 22.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 29.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 06.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 13.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 20.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 27.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 03.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 10.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 17.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Wednesday 24.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course introduces master students into the rules of scientific publishing with the focus on computer science.
Topics include: Issues in scientific writing (plagiarism, authorship, ghostwriting, reproducible research); Preparing a scientific manuscript for high-impact conferences and journals; Conference presentation; How to do a peer review; How to search in the literature;

Assessment and permitted materials

The evaluation of your performance will be based on the number of points you achieve in the written test and on the points you achieve by reviewing and presenting a paper. There will be one exam in the middle of the semester (its exact date to be announced). In the first lecture you will be assigned a paper which you will review and present in the second part of the course.
You can obtain up to 40 points on the written test, up to 30 points for the review of your paper and 30 points for its presentation. For the written test no auxiliary materials are allowed.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular attendance is mandatory in order to pass the course.

The grading scale for the course will be:
1: at least 87.5%
2: at least 75.0%
3: at least 60.0%
4: at least 40.0%

Examination topics

Lectures and research papers.

Reading list

Justin Zobel: Writing for Computer Science, Springer 2009, 2014.

Association in the course directory

Module: MSE

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:20