Computer Science Honours Project - Part 1
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1, Semester 2|
|Ourimbah||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013
This course is the first part of the CS Honours project.
It provides preparation for completion of a supervised research project. In part 1, students carry out a preliminary literature review of the material relevant to their project, develop a research proposal and timeline and begin their research project. They summarise and discuss their proposal in an intermediate report and present a seminar.
The Honours project (part 1 and 2 together) comprises a substantial project usually involving a detailed literature review together with a theoretical and/or practical investigation of a computer science problem. Technical content will be dependent on the project undertaken.
1. Be acquainted with the steps necessary to plan a research project.
2. To give students the opportunity to carry out research oriented activities in a scientific way and to provide students with hands-on exposure to problems in the frontier of knowledge that are relevant to academia or to industry.
3. To develop research and communication skills. This includes techniques for discipline specific literature search and to give students the opportunity to present and discuss in written and oral form current research issues and associated literature in project relevant areas.
Comprises planning and start of a substantial project usually involving a literature review together with a theoretical and/or practical investigation of a computer science problem. Technical content will be dependent on the project undertaken. The project work is embodied in a research report, and presented in a seminar. Additional instruction and assistance in report preparation and seminar preparation and delivery will be given.
COMP4250A - Honours Project - Part A
Permission from HOD. Knowledge is as required for the project undertaken
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term