COMPGS12 - Research Methods in Software Engineering (copy 1)
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|Prerequisites||Research Seminar in Software Engineering (COMPGS11)|
|Taught By||Earl Barr|
|Aims||To provide students with a hands-on introduction to identifying research topics in software engineering, formulating adequate research questions, and planning the research activities needed to answer these questions.|
The students will learn how to specify the work needed to publish a research idea, how to plan to realize that work, and how to write up that work.
Students will engage with research staff in the Software Systems Engineering group to identify a research topic and write a detailed proposal for research they could conduct as part of COMPGS98.
Method of Instruction
Self-directed learning and direct, one-on-one staff supervision.
The course has the following assessment components:
Readings for this module vary for each student and research topic.