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Location: Monday, 9–10, Kilburn 2.19.
Location: Thursday, 9–10, Kilburn Collab 1.
Please see below for the session schedule and key dates as well as the group assignment.
100% coursework, 0% exam
Note that the schedule is subject to flux.
|1||Mon||Intro (Bijan)||How to Write a Good Paper in Computer Science
How to Write a Great Research Paper (video)
|Find people in school and their publications
Prepare a short (150-200 words) piece of writing. If stuck for a topic, try a brief overview of work done in the department on your area.
|1||Thurs||The Basics (Bijan)||Computing as a discipline
How to not mess up your bibliographies with Bibtex
MCR referencing guide
|(A1) Create Bibtex file of pubs by in school people|
|2||Mon||How to Skim/Review a Paper (Jon)||Experimental Evaluation in Computer Science: A Quantitative Study||(A1 due) Extract/manipulate/complete data|
|2||Thurs||Impact and Errors (Bijan)||Spreadsheet Errors: What We Know. What We Think We Can Do.,
Information Technology Uses in Research: Best Practices and Recommendations,Why Most Published Research Findings Are False
|(A2) Tiered venues|
|3||Mon||Ethics etc. (Jon)||Empirical evaluation in Computer Science research published by ACM||(A2 due)|
|3||Thurs||Paper Process (Bijan)||An Efficiency Comparison of Document Preparation Systems Used in Academic Research and Development, Information Technology Uses in Research: Best Practices and Recommendations||(A3) Tichy coding|
|4||Mon||Presenting Math/Algos (Jon)||(A3 due)|
|4||Thurs||Presenting Empricial Results (Bijan)||Reread How to Write a Good Paper in Computer Science||(A4) Paper Draft|
|5||Mon||Theses and EOY Reports (Bijan)||PGR handbook||(A4 due) Review A4s|
|5||Thurs||Wrap up (Jon)||Review A4s|
(A5) Final draft submitted with data. (Date in blackboard)