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COMP 7210 - Research Methodologies

F17 Semesters

Instructor: Neil Bruce
bruce@cs.umanitoba.ca
Office: EITC E2-408
Time: MW 10:00-11:15
Location: MACHRAY 500

 
 

Announcements

Sept 11: First day of class.

Blanket Honesty Declaration is here: Honesty Declaration. Please submit this as a digitally signed copy in the dropbox with your first assignment.

Office Hours

TBA

Resources

 

 

Topic

Description

 

Introduction

Introduction to the course, discussion of topics covered

Academic Honesty

Definitions of plagiarism, academic honesty, proper citation practices

LaTeX/Bibtex

How to benefit from LaTeX/Bibtex, formatting work, references, tips and pitfalls

Scientific Writing

Writing skills, style

Research Tools

Library skills, finding related work

Giving a research talk

Examining factors that are important for presentations

Thesis proposal

Components, structure and important components of a thesis proposal

Writing a thesis

Examining the process of writing a thesis