CS 7300 - Introduction to Research in Computer Science

Course Description:

This credit/no credit course is designed to develop research and communication skills for Ph.D. students. Topics covered include research processes, research methods, ethics, conducting literature review, critiquing papers, preparing research proposals, faculty research presentations, and the software tools and platforms available for conducting applied computing research.

Course Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  • Explain the scientific method as it applies to computer science research
  • Recognize research ethics
  • List research projects conducted by faculty
  • Locate and critically evaluate literature related to their research
  • Communicate research results
  • Devise tools and infrastructure for conducting quantitative and qualitative research in computer science
  • Write mini research proposals
  • Evaluate research and provide feedback

Course Notes:

New course for Fall 2017.  Available only for computer science majors.