DIP484 Applied Software Systems (scientific seminar)

Code DIP484
Name Applied Software Systems (scientific seminar)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Academic staff Gints Jēkabsons, Aleksejs Jurenoks
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation In the seminar, students are introduced to the directions of scientific research in the department of Software Engineering allowing students to choose the topic for their master's thesis and integrate into the department's scientific work. Students acquire understanding about the essence of master's thesis, its structure and development, improve their skills in analysis and summarization of scientific literature as well as improve their skills in presenting their scientific work. Also discussed is the problem of plagiarism..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the seminar is to introduce students to scientific work which is a necessary part of master's thesis, help them choosing their research topic, improve their presentation skills, and improve their competence in analyzing and critically evaluating scientific literature.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students know how to plan the contents and development of master's thesis. - Submitted report on the chosen master's thesis topic, its planned contents and its development.
Students are able to develop structure and design of scientific presentation and deliver it. Students are able to explain and discuss aspects of their work. - Presentation of the essence of chosen topic, planned contents and development stages for master's thesis.
Students are able to summarize, analyze and compare the essence of a scientific research, discuss its advantages and disadvantages. - Submitted and presented assignment about the master's thesis topic.
Course prerequisites none

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