195.079 Fundamental research methods for doctoral students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • enumerate and describe the fundamental research methods in Computer Science
  • point out the basic targets and concepts of these research methods
  • find pointers to more advanced information about these methods
  • critically identify the research methods relevant to their research and correctly apply these

Subject of course

This course comprise lectures and discussions that are held in presence.

An introduction meeting will be held on

Tue, March 19th, 2024 at 16:15 

Participation is mandatory!

 

After an introduction to methodologies and paradigms

this course will continue with its 4 main parts:

  1. Formal methods
  2. Quantitative methods
  3. Qualitative methods
  4. Design methods

ECTS Breakdown:

19 hours / Qualitative methods
19 hours / Quantitative methods
19 hours / Formal methods
19 hours / Design methods

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76 hours overall


Schedule:

March 19: Organizational issues
April 16: Introduction to Methodologies and Paradigms
April 23: Quantitative Methods (1)
May 7: Design Methods
May 14: Formal Methods
May 28: Formal Methods
June 4: Quantitative Methods (2)
June 11: Qualitative Methods
June 18: to be confirmed
June 25: to be confirmed

Teaching methods

The respective teachers design their blocks differently. Please pay attention to the information which will be available in the TUWEL course.

Generally, videos will be available to allow flexible timing for self-study. The dates listed in the schedule will mostly allow for discussion and Q&A

 

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

This is a Fundamental PhD Course of the Faculty of Informatics for doctoral students. This course is related to methodologies.

First-year doctoral students are advised to take this course, as its content may help them to prepare their PhD proposal.

Doctoral students in Computer Science have admission priority to this course.

In case of general questions (which are not specific to one of the course parts) please contact Andreas Steininger via e-mail: steininger@ecs.tuwien.ac.at. For questioons specific to a certain part, please contact the respective lecturer directly.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue16:00 - 18:0019.03.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Pre-meeting - Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0016.04.2024Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0023.04.2024 online via ZOOM (link will be announced asap) (LIVE)Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0007.05.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0014.05.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0028.05.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0004.06.2024 online via ZOOM (link will be announced asap) (LIVE)Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0011.06.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16:00 - 19:0018.06.2024 - 25.06.2024FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods (to be confirmed)
Fundamental research methods for doctoral students - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue19.03.202416:00 - 18:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Pre-meeting - Fundamental Research Methods
Tue16.04.202416:00 - 19:00Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) Fundamental Research Methods
Tue23.04.202416:00 - 19:00 online via ZOOM (link will be announced asap)Fundamental Research Methods
Tue07.05.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue14.05.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue28.05.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue04.06.202416:00 - 19:00 online via ZOOM (link will be announced asap)Fundamental Research Methods
Tue11.06.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods
Tue18.06.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods (to be confirmed)
Tue25.06.202416:00 - 19:00FAV Hörsaal 2 Fundamental Research Methods (to be confirmed)

Examination modalities

The course parts will be graded with an assignment for each part. The final grade is calculated as the average grade of the assignments.

For a positive overall grade all four course parts must have been graded positive by the respective lecturer.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon13:00 - 17:0017.06.2024 Information about the room will be announced as soon as possible.oral06.06.2024 11:00 - 16.06.2024 23:59TISSOral Exam - Formal Methods
Mon13:00 - 17:0024.06.2024 Information about the room will be announced as soon as possible.oral06.06.2024 11:00 - 23.06.2024 23:59TISSOral Exam - Formal Methods
Fri13:00 - 17:0028.06.2024 Information about the room will be announced as soon as possible.oral06.06.2024 11:00 - 27.06.2024 23:59TISSOral Exam - Formal Methods

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.01.2024 00:00 19.03.2024 23:59

Registration modalities

Please register in TISS.

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
784 165 Computer Management Mandatory elective
784 175 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
784 939 Business Engineering and Computer Science Mandatory elective
786 175 Business Informatics Mandatory elective
786 881 Computer Sciences Mandatory elective
791 881 Computer Sciences Mandatory elective
791 884 Subject: Informatics und Informatics Management Mandatory elective
PhD TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School Not specified

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English