Science, research methods and scientific papers, with focus on computer science

  • 7.5 credits
  • Second cycle (A1N)
  • Main area: Computer Science
  • School of Innovation, Design and Engineering
  • Course code: DVA470

The purpose of the course is to raise the students’ scientific awareness and knowledge of methods used in computer science research. The course introduces students to basic concepts in the philosophy of science, and gives an overview of different research methods in science and technology, especially those in computer science. A central part of the course handles scientific writing. Important skills like searching for sources, writing, reviewing, presenting, and opposing scientific papers are trained. Students will write an own paper, connecting their everyday work with relevant issues in science and research, thereby improving their scientific awareness, knowledge and skill.

This is a course at advanced level for those with University credits and work experience. It is developed to suit professionals who need to be able to combine work and studies.
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Autumn semester 2019, Ortsoberoende, week 36 - 3