CSCD 506
Research Methods in Computer Science
Room:  CEB 209
Time:  Mon,Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri 12:00 - 12:50 pm
Instructor:  Carol Taylor
Office:  CEB, Office hour: 11:00 am Mon., Wed., Fri.
Phone:   509-359-6065

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E-mail is my primary form of communication. You can call and leave a message if I don't respond through email.

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Welcome to the Syllabus for Research Methods in Computer Science

The Goals of this course are:

Activities in Support of Goals:

  1. Conduct a Literature Review
  2. Come up with a Research Question
  3. Write a research proposal
  4. Analyze some data sets and learn to use statistical software
  5. Present results

Class Format
Presentations from you

40 % Literature Review Activities
- Review forms of papers read
- Draft Literature Review

40 % Research Question
- Critiquing other's work
- Discovery of research question
- Posing a draft of research question

20% Presentation of a Result

End of Syllabus