252-3001-00L  Advanced Topics in Information Systems

SemesterAutumn Semester 2014
LecturersM. Norrie
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractThis seminar course will discuss research topics in the area of information systems. We will read recent research papers on a selected topic, and present/discuss them in class.
ObjectiveThe goal is to introduce students to current research, and to enable them to read, understand, and present scientific papers.
ContentEach participant will be required to give a presentation of about 30 mins followed by a discussion on an assigned topic. In addition, each participant will be assigned as a buddy on another paper which means that they must read the paper and be prepared to start of the discussion on the paper with some comments and questions. Students also have to submit a 2-page summary of the paper that they present. Grading will depend on the quality of the talk, the report, and also active participation during the seminar.