Computer Science

ECS 293B Research in Computer Science

ECS 293B RESEARCH IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (1) II

Lecture: 1 hour

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in computer science; 293A recommended

Grading: S/U; projects (50%), classroom participation (50%)

Catalog Description:
Study of PhD level research methodologies (experimental, applied and theoretical), presenting research results for the computer science community. Study skills necessary to successfully find/solve significant research problems.

Expanded Course Description:

  1. What makes a good research area and advanced topics
  2. How to do research
    1. How to find and manage information (prior work)
    2. How to read a research paper
    3. How to write a research paper
  3. Writing a CS conference paper (selling your ideas)
  4. giving a good CS technical talk
  5. How to write a research/fellowshp proposal

References:

Selected articles and Web sites

Computer Usage:

None required

Instructor: C.U. Martel

Prepared by: C.U. Martel (October, 2006)

Overlap Statement:

Slight overlap with 293A in the introductory part of the course. The focus on computer science research makes this course substantially different from orientation classes in other fields.

10/06

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