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401-2000-00L  Scientific Works in Mathematics

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersE. Kowalski
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentTarget audience:
Third year Bachelor students;
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Mandatory for all Bachelor and Master students with matriculation in the autumn semester 2014 or later.
Optional for Bachelor and Master students with matriculation until or before the spring semester 2014.
Example: You matriculated in the autumn semester 2013 into the first semester of the Bachelor programme, are now in the third year and plan to matriculate in the autumn semester 2016 into the first semester of the Master programme. In this case, you don't need "Scientific Works in Mathematics" in order to complete the Bachelor degree, but for the Master degree you will need it. In this case, we recommend that you register for "Scientific Works in Mathematics" in the spring semester 2016.

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AbstractIntroduction to scientific writing for students with focus on publication standards and ethical issues, especially in the case of citations (references to works of others.)
ObjectiveLearn the basic standards of scientific works in mathematics.
Content- Types of mathematical works
- Publication standards in pure and applied mathematics
- Data handling
- Ethical issues
- Citation guidelines
Lecture notesMoodle of the Mathematics Library: https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=519
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is completed by the optional course "Recherchieren in der Mathematik" (held in German) by the Mathematics Library. For more details see: http://www.math.ethz.ch/library/services/schulungen

Mandatory for all Bachelor and Master students with matriculation in the autumn semester 2014 or later.
Optional for Bachelor and Master students with matriculation until or before the spring semester 2014.
Example: You matriculated in the autumn semester 2012 into the first semester of the Bachelor programme, are now in the third year and plan to matriculate in the autumn semester 2015 into the first semester of the Master programme. In this case, you don't need "Scientific Works in Mathematics" in order to complete the Bachelor degree, but for the Master degree you will need it. In this case, we recommend that you register for "Scientific Works in Mathematics" in the spring semester 2015.

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