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180089 PJ+SE Projectseminar in Cognitive Science (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work

1.Termin (Vorbesprechung): Mo 30. September 2019, 13:00 - 16:00
HS 2i d. Inst. f. Philosophie, NIG, 2. Stock


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


max. 25 participants
Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The project seminar in cognitive science is part of the module “S-I-PJ: Special Topic of Interest – Project” for interdisciplinary projects with a relation to AI, in particular in combination with “Models of Personality and Emotions” and/or current projects at OFAI, supervised by Dr. Paolo Petta. The seminar aims to accompany the project process. Student will learn how to come up with a research question, set up a project plan and monitor the progress of the project and how to develop a contribution with an interdisciplinary perspective grounded in cognitive science frameworks. Alongside the domain content, a focus is placed on the development and exercising knowledge and skills related to principled methods and tools of desk research.

Assessment and permitted materials

* Continuous consultation and evaluation (periodical review at jour fixes; see methods)

* Final overall evaluation and review of the project experience

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

attendance of project consultation meetings (50 %)

research question & project plan (50 %)

Examination topics

* Active and continuous participation in group work

* Desk research on specific tasks, discussion of results and their significance

* Weekly jour fixes

* Communication and documentation through online platform

Reading list

Depending on individual project and prior knowledge and skills of the candidate

Association in the course directory

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