DSP505 Computer System Design Methods (scientific seminar)

Code DSP505
Name Computer System Design Methods (scientific seminar)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty
Academic staff Egons Lavendelis
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The important component of scientific work is implementation and experimental verification of defined goals and tasks. Students acquire knowledge about specific character of research and its organization, and generally known and widely used research methods. The course focuses on specific problems and methods of computer science. Students get acquainted with topical directions in computer science, in particular with those, in which active research is carried out at the department. Students improve their analysis skills of scientific publications as well as presentation skills giving a report on results obtained during their work on master thesis, and scientific writing skills by preparing a scientific report or a scientific publication..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to give theoretical knowledge about specific character of scientific work and its organization, about generally known and widely used research methods analysing the specific character of computer science, to introduce students with topical research directions in computer science, in particular those related with research carried out at the department, and to promote skills to verify theoretical conceptions and obtained results.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students know specific character of research and its organization in computer science, research cycle in it and structure of scientific publication - Research organization and research cycle related to master thesis must be explained in the written report
Students know topical research directions in computer science - Characterization of topical research directions related to the topic of master thesis must be given in the written report
Students can develop and design a presentation and prepare a scientific report or a publication about their research - Performed research in the chosen topic must be represented in presentation given at the seminar and described in a scientific report or a publication
Course prerequisites none

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