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Scientific Publication

DFDA206, 2008VT
Full

Status Archive
School Computer and Information Science (CIS)
Division MDALAB
Owner Henrik Eriksson

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Course plan

No of lectures

About 10

Recommended for

Graduate students about to write papers and theses. New graduate students can also take this course.

The course was last given

This course was given in Spring 2007.

Goals

Improve your writing and avoid getting that annoying "We regret to inform you that your submission was not accepted..." letter.

Prerequisites

None, except prior experience from writing at least one or two research papers.

Organization

A series of seminars that cover different aspects of the publication process and tips for improving writing. Participants are encouraged to bring their own text for discussion and commenting at one of the seminars.

Contents

Yet another course on how to improve your scientific writing. This one focuses on the publication process and how to improve the details of your writing to help you get published.

Literature

Lyn Dupre. Bugs in Writing: Guide to Debugging Your Prose, Addison Wesley, 1998. ISBN: 020137921X

Strunk & White. The Elements of Style. ISBN: 020530902X

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Fifth Edition. ISBN: 1-55798-790-4

Lecturers

Henrik Eriksson

Examiner

Henrik Eriksson

Examination

Active participation and submission of manuscript text for discussion during seminars.

Credit

3 p

Comments

The course is given in Swedish. In case the course is full, graduates students enrolled at IDA will have priority.


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Last updated: 2012-05-03