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Academic Skills in Computer Science

Lehrveranstaltung mit SWS 2/2/0 (Vorlesung/Übung/Praktikum) in SS 2018


  • Steffen Hölldobler


Umfang (SWS)

  • 2/2/0



  • Mündliche Prüfung



This lecture is aiming at providing basic skills in reading, understanding, and evaluating scientific articles, and in presenting scientific results in presentations and publications. It includes topics like citations and bibliographic data in scientific publications, selection of topics, examples, and results for an oral presentation, preparation of slides and other materials for oral presentations as well as selecting, structuring, and writing scientific articles. The lecture will include practical training in reading and reviewing scientific articles, in preparing and giving presentations, and in setting up and writing short scientific articles. The topics will be selected from Computational Logic. Hence, some familiarity with propositional and first-order logic is assumed.


The lecture will take place on Mondays 4.DS (1pm - 2:30pm) and on Thursdays 6. DS (4:40pm - 6:10pm) in room APB E005. The lecture will start on Monday, 9th April, 2018.

21.6. Presentation about the reviews

The reviews will be graded to obtain the 1st mark

28.6. Slides

2.7. Presentations (one group)

5.7. Presentations (two groups)

Presentation on 2.7/5.7. will be graded to obtain the 2nd mark

UPDATE (2.7.2018)

Last week of the Semester

20.7. Short Presentations (graded)

3rd Assignment: Give a short introductory presentation (10-15 minutes) about one of the following topics:

1) Decision Tree Learning

2) Backpropagation

3) Inductive Logic Programming

4) Bayesian Networks

5) Satisfiability Modulo Theories

6) Algorithm Configuration

7) Support Vector Machines

No shared topics. Each students has to select an individual topic / different each.

Presentations will be graded to obtain the 3rd mark.

The presentations will be on Jul 20, starting at 10am in our lab.


Lecture Slides