Research Project (Computer Science)

Course description Research Project (Computer Science)
Year: 2017-2018
Catalog number: 4343RPR18
Teacher(s):
  • supervisor of your choice
Language: Dutch
Blackboard: Unknown
EC: 18
Level: 600
Period: Semester 1
  • No Elective choice
  • No Contractonderwijs
  • No Exchange
  • No Study Abroad
  • No Evening course
  • No A la Carte
  • No Honours Class

Goal

By means of a research project, the student learns to:

  • study and understand scientific literature reflecting the latest developments in a specific field of research,
  • make an independent analysis of scientific problems,
  • interrelate and integrate various areas of the specific field of research,
  • write a scientific report/article about the results of his/her analysis of a particular field of research or topic of interest in that field, and
  • propose own modifications of existing methods or algorithms or own research ideas based on his/her analysis.

Description

A research project deals with research and innovation. The research conducted in a research project is part of the research focus of the institute. It can involve e.g., writing a survey article covering the latest developments in a field, extending or improving an algorithm and conducting systematic empirical tests, or theoretical work such as analyzing an algorithm or proving a theorem. The student needs to write a scientific report and to give an oral presentation explaining the results of the research project.
The research project is executed under the supervision of a research staff member at LIACS. Research project topics are provided within the master class, as well as by directly speaking with individual supervisors.

Work-forms

  • Writing a scientific essay/project report
  • Oral presentation

Examination

The final mark is composed of the scientific essay/project report and the oral presentation, giving a majority of the weight to the scientific essay.

Website

There is no explicit website for the research project. Potential topics can be found on the web site of the master class.

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