Master's thesis

2022/2023
Programme:
Computer Science and Mathematics, Second Cycle
Year:
2 year
Semester:
first and second
Kind:
mandatory
ECTS:
15
Language:
slovenian, english
Hours per week – 1. semester:
Lectures
0
Seminar
1.67
Tutorial
0
Lab
0
Hours per week – 2. semester:
Lectures
0
Seminar
1.67
Tutorial
0
Lab
0
Content (Syllabus outline)

The course is intended for preparing and completing the masters thesis.

Readings

Justin Zobel, Writing for Computer Science, second edition, Springer, 2004.
D. Evans and P. Gruba, How to Write a Better Thesis, Second edition, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002.
Herman T. : Ethics and Technology: Controversies, Questions, and Strategies for Ethical Computing, Wiley, 3 edition, 2010.
Članki v raziskovalnih revijah in znanstvene monografije, ki jih študentje potrebujejo pri pisanju svojega magistrskega dela.

Objectives and competences

The goal of the course is to obtain insight into and an overview of the wide field of the topic of the master thesis, to get acquainted with the relevant literature, understand the addressed problems and find suitable theoretical and programming solutions, and finally to write the thesis and produce the necessary computer support.

Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding:
Students meet with the challenge of individual research work, are acquainted to the literature and the existing solutions and find new approaches to the posed problems.
Application:
Knowledge and experience in individually solving theoretical and practical problems, writing technical texts and presenting obtained results and solutions.
Reflection:
Understanding the advantages of the chosen approaches in computer and information science in solving specific practical tasks.
Transferable skills: Solving complex problems, designing complex systems, presenting problems and their solutions in the form of a written and oral presentation.

Learning and teaching methods

Seminar work and individual work under the advisor's guidance.

Assessment

Continuing (homework, project work)

grading: 5 (fail), 6-10 (pass) (according to the Statute of UL)