Computer Science Research Methods

  • Course level: Beginner


This course is an introduction to Computer Science Research Methods and a survey of those methods applied in various subfields of Computer Science.

This Computer Science course Lead by T. Boult as the course director; many other faculty will be giving lectures on their own research area.


What Will I Learn?

  • The objectives of this course are for you to gain an understanding of :
  • Tools for paper and experiment handling (git, latex, zotero, etc..)
  • How to effectively read CS research papers
  • How to effectively write a research paper
  • How to effectively write a thesis proposal
  • How to effectively present research papers
  • How to design an experiment and to the statistical analysis of experimental data.
  • Basic usage of cloud computing for CS research.

Topics for this course

10 Lessons

Computer Science Research Methods

CourseOverview S1718:22
Demonstration of Paper Search+Scholar+Other Tools28:35
Metrics and Assessing Venues43:36
How to read (lots of) research papers00:00:00
Reading for a Literature Survey00:00:00
CS6000-Lect 2 P2 Understanding the Literature00:00:00
Assignment 2 plus answers to questions from Assignment100:00:00
Regression and final thouhts1:22:48
Intro to stat, hypothesis and errros00:00:00
Computer Science Research Methods
50 £

Enrolment validity: Lifetime