195.079 Fundamental research methods for doctoral students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

This course will explore the fundamental research methods in Computer Science. It aims to provide a basic understanding of important resarch methods and how to critically apply these to advanced research.

Subject of course

This course consists of 5 parts:

  1. Introduction to methodologies and paradigms
  2. Overview of formal methods
  3. Overview of quantitative methods
  4. Overview of qualitative methods
  5. Overview of design methods

Schedule:
March 5: Organizational issues/ Introduction to Methodologies and Paradigms
March 12: Overview of Formal Methods
March 19: Overview of Formal Methods
March 26: Overview of Quantitative Methods
April 2: Overview of Quantitative Methods
April 9: Overview of Quantitative Methods
May 7: Overview of Design Methods
May 14: Overview of Formal Methods
May 28: Overview of Qualitative Methods
June 11: Overview of Design Methods
June 18: Overview of Formal Methods
June 25: Overview of Qualitative Methods

 

Additional information

This is a Fundamental PhD Course of the Faculty of Informatics for doctoral students. 

First-year doctoral students are advised to take this course, as its content may help them to prepare their PhD proposal.

Doctoral students in Computer Science have admission priority to this course.

In case of general questions (which are not specific to one of the course parts) please contact
Andreas Steininger via e-mail: steininger@ecs.tuwien.ac.at.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue16:15 - 19:1505.03.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Organizational issues / Introduction to Methodologies and Paradigms
Tue16:00 - 19:0012.03.2019 - 19.03.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0026.03.2019 - 09.04.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Quantitative Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0007.05.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Design Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0014.05.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0028.05.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Qualitative Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0011.06.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Design Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0018.06.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0025.06.2019Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Qualitative Methods
Fundamental research methods for doctoral students - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue05.03.201916:15 - 19:15Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Organizational issues / Introduction to Methodologies and Paradigms
Tue12.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue19.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue26.03.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Quantitative Methods
Tue02.04.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Quantitative Methods
Tue09.04.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Quantitative Methods
Tue07.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Design Methods
Tue14.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue28.05.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Qualitative Methods
Tue11.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Design Methods
Tue18.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Formal Methods
Tue25.06.201916:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV 01 C (Seminarraum 188/2) Overview of Qualitative Methods

Examination modalities

The course parts will be graded with an assignment for each part. The final grade is calculated as the average grade of the assignments.

Students will receive a positive grade only if the following requirements are fulfilled:

  • Attendance to the lectures (if attendance is not possible, if should be communicated via e-mail to the respective lecturer and C.Schmid via clarissa.schmid@tuwien.ac.at before the lecture).
  • positive grade in every course part
  • Submission of all assignments. The type of assignment will be defined by the lecturers. In case of written assignments these should be written in English and submitted via TUWEL. In case a presentation has to be done, attendance is compulsary on that date.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
25.01.2019 00:00 06.03.2019 08:00

Registration modalities:

Please register in TISS.

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English