The course will give students a framework and skills for conducting independent research in CS. The essential steps in defining and conduction research will be discussed, with emphasis on writing research proposals and papers. Both empirical and theoretical research will be discussed, with special attention paid to the nature of empirical and theoretical demonstrations in support of thesis statement. Topics include defining a research topic, writing a research proposal, testing hypotheses, writing and reviewing research papers, presenting ideas, & the ethical conduct of research.
- Credits: Variable
- Frequency: Every term