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Second introduction week for new master students at the Department of Informatics

The introduction week for New masters students in the spring semester of 2019, will take place on Tuesday, January 8th, Wednesday, January 9th and Friday, January 11th. NO events will take place on Thursday, January 10th.

All lectures will be in English, unless otherwise specified.


Tuesday 8.1.19

Time Place Subject Lecturer
09.15 - 09.45 Simula Welcome and general info Head of Studies and Program Officer
09.45 - 11.00 Simula Introduction to thesis writing: Structural requirements and expectations Hanne Cecilie Geirbo
12.15 - 15:00 Simula Research methods - a continuation of the fall semester lecture Kristin Braa,Thomas Plagemann



Wednesday 9.1.19


Time Place Subject Lecturer
09:15 - 12.00 Simula

Advanced research methods
1. Quantitative empirical method:

- Controlled experiments (sampling, generalization, validity, AB-experiments)
– Surveys (sampling, generalization, validity)

1. Dag Sjøberg and  Gunnar Bergersen
Smalltalk 2. Qualitative empirical method
– Case studies
– Action Research
– Observational studies/ethnography
2. Kristin Braa and Hanne Cecilie Geirbo
Shell 3. Simulation
– Discrete Event Simulation (not differential equations)
3. Stein Kristiansen, Thomas Plagemann
Sed 4. Modelling
– Logic
4. Sirius (Arild Waaler, Einar Broch Johnsen and others)
12.00-13.00 Outside Simula Pizza Pizza is served
13:15 - 15.00 Simula Writing class:


writing: writing techniques and models
Academic writing centre w/Ingerid Straume


Friday 11.1.19


Time Place Subject Lecturer
10:00 - 11:00 Simula Introduction literature search CANCELLED!
The library
12.15 - 14:00 Simula Working with large documents in LaTeX Dag Langmyhr
14:15 - 15:00 Simula BibLaTeX - Reference tool for LaTeX Dag Langmyhr
12:15 - 14:00 Smalltalk Working with large documents in Word Bouvet w/Geir
14:15 - 15:00 Smalltalk EndNote - Reference tool for Word The library
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