|14/9||Research methods in Computer Science. Sture Hägglund|
|21/9||Formalia and practical issues in research and graduate studies. Sture Hägglund|
|28/9||Seminar: Electronic Publishing - A potential revolution in dissemination and archiving of scientific knowledge. Erik Sandewall.|
|5/10||Introduction to the philosophy of science. Ingemar Nordin.|
|12/10|| The PhD Student Experience.
Checkpoint for optional study groups. Sture Hägglund.
|19/10||No lecture. (The 7th IDA PhD student Conference.)|
|26/10||Science and Technology. Ingemar Nordin|
|2/11||Ethics and quality control in scientific work. Sture Hägglund|
|9/11||Discussion of methodological issues in Computer Science Research. Obligatory participation. Sture Hägglund.|
|16/11||Panel: Methodological Issues in Computer and Information Science Research. Chair: Sture Hägglund|
Literature: (reading instructions are available as www.ida.liu.se/kk-ffs/fo-metodik/readings.sv.shtml)
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.
Tel: 013 - 281431, Fax: 013 - 142231, Email: StuHa@ida.liu.se