Introduction for Graduate Students in Computer Science


Introduction for graduate students in computer science. Topics for discussion include: computer science as a research discipline, views of what constitutes a research contribution, approaches to research in different subfields, tools and methodologies, publishing and presenting research results, the role of computer science as an 'amplifier' in other sciences, ethical and policy issues, the information technology industry, grants and funding, and guidelines for success as a graduate student and as a scientist.

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