Methodology of Research in Computer Science
Graduate course information, Fall 2000 (Preliminary!).
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Course leader: Sture Hägglund
Lectures and seminars might be given in Swedish or English depending
on the preferences of the participants. Discussions may be mainly in Swedish
Preliminary schedule of lectures and seminars:
Thursdays 10.15-12.00, unless otherwise stated: IDA seminar room Estraden.
Research methods in Computer Science. Sture Hägglund
Formalia and practical issues in research and graduate studies. Sture Hägglund
Seminar: Electronic publishing - A potential revolution in dissemination
and archiving of scientific knowledge.
Introduction to the philosophy of science. Ingemar Nordin
The PhD student experience. Lillemor Wallgren
Checkpoint for optional study groups. Time for advising. Sture
No lecture - The 7th IDA PhD student Conference.
Science and Technology. Ingemar Nordin .
Ethics and quality control in scientific work. Sture Hägglund
Discussion of methodological issues in computer science research. Obligatory
participation. Sture Hägglund
Panel: Methodological issues in Computer and Information Science research.
Chair: Sture Hägglund.
Literature: (reading instructions are available here!)
A.F. Chalmers: What is this thing called Science?, Latest
ed., Open University Press, (Previous edition can be used if the course
leader is informed before the examination.).
P.J. Denning, et al.: Computing as a Discipline, Communications
of the ACM, vol 12, no 1, Jan 1989.
S. Hägglund (ed.): Selected term papers on Methodology
of Research in Computer Science, Vol II, Lecture Notes, IDA, LiTH, 1997
ACM Self Assessment Procedure XXII: Ethics, CACM, vol 33, no
11, November 1990.
Ned Kock. A Case of Academic Plagiarism. Comm of the ACM, vol
42, no 7, July 1999.
A.J. Smith: The task of the Referee, IEEE Computer, vol 23,
no 4, April 1990
More reading material will be added during the course.
Sture Hägglund, Inst f datavetenskap, Linköpings universitet,
581 83 LINKÖPING
Tel: 013 - 281431, Fax: 013 - 142231, Email: StuHa@ida.liu.se
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