CS5014 Spring 2015
Links to Course-related Information
- Virginia Tech Writing Center
- Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute (English Lanugage program)
- The English Department of course has courses on technical writing that graduate and undergraduate students may take. Dr. Carlos Evia regularly teaches courses specifically designed for non-native English speakers. Please contact him for more information.
- Website for Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences by Nicholas Higham.
- Virginia Tech University Relations Styles and Standards (VT house style guide)
- DBPL Database: Huge bibliography of Computer Science literature including BibTeX citations.
- Notes on the PhD Degree by Douglas Comer
- A Graduate School Survival Guide: So long, and Thanks for the Ph.D! by Ronald T. Azuma
- How to Succeed in Graduate School by Marie desJardins
- How to do Research At the MIT AI Lab edited by David Chapman
- How to have a Bad Career in Research/Academia by David A. Patterson
Developing research questions
- Duke Writing Studio: What makes a good research question?
- Mark D. Hill's Oral Presentation Advice
- University of Hong Kong's material on oral presentation (and other communication skills)
- Jeff Radel's Designing effective visuals for oral presentations
- University of Newcastle upon Tyne Communication Skills - making oral presentations
- Nextiva resources for public speaking
On Publishing and Reviewing
- Caroline Wardle, "A Guide to Writing Proposals for Federal Funding"
- VT Research Division pages on proposal writing
- Bob Porter's grant writing talk
- Phil Wankat and Frank Oreovicz, Teaching Engineering
- Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering by Richard M. Reis, IEEE Press.
- Kai A. Olsen, The Economics of International Conferences, IEEE Computer 37, 6(June 2004), 90-92. [.pdf]
- LISA (Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) offers free statistical collaboration meetings for personalized statistical advice and assistance.
- Online Sable statistics tutorials.
- Thomas Gilovich, "How we know what isn't so: The fallibility of human reasoning in everyday life," The Free Press, 1991. ISBN 0-02-911706-2.
- Darrell Huff, "How to lie with Statistics," Norton, 1954. ISBN 0-393-31072-8.
- Edward R. Tufte, "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information," Graphics Press, 1983.
- Edward R. Tufte, "Envisioning Information," Graphics Press, 1990.
- Edward R. Tufte, "Visual Explanations," Graphics Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9613921-2-6.
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