Academic Catalog

CENG590 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS

Course Code: 5710590
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. TOLGA CAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

(i) Research methods, namely how to formulate a hypothesis and pose a research question for it, how to design and perform experiments for investigating a research question, how to analyze the results of an experiment and draw conclusions; (ii) research and publication ethics; namely, the ethical issues that arise in conducting research and writing academic texts; (iii) how to write academic texts; namely the style, the organization, and the outline of academic texts such as conference papers, journal articles and theses.