Philosophy of Science and Good Scientific Practice

Philosophy of Science and Good Scientific Practice

After this course, students possess the scientific working methods and are familiar with the principles of good scientific practice.


Contents

Training in good academic practice and scientific methodology


Program / Module

M.Sc. Computational Modeling and Simulation
Module: CMS-SKL - Soft Skills


Time/Place
Winter Term

Lecture: Tuesdays, 5. DS (14:50-16:20) in CRTD, Auditorium Left (Fetscherstr. 105, Campus Johannstadt) / FIRST LECTURE: OCT 15
NO LECTURE ON: OCT 22, 2019.


Format

2 SWS lecture, self-study

2,5 credits


Exam

Seminar work (case study), including oral presentation

Oral presentations on: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, and Feb 4, 2020, 14:50-16:20h


Registration to the course

For students of the Master program "Computational Modeling and Simulation: via CampusNet SELMA

For students of the Computer Science programs: via jExam


Teachers

Lecture: Prof. Ivo F. Sbalzarini

Teaching language: ENGLISH


Please find below the lecture syllabus and the handouts:
  • Lecture 1 - What is a model, simulation, etc. Laplace philosophy of science (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 2 - DFG Rules of good scientific conduct (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 3 - How to author, cite, and acknowledge (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 4 - Classes of emergence and scientific discovery (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 5 - How to write a text, how to give a talk (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 6 - How to search and survey the literature (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 7 - Assignment of seminar topics (Slides PDF)
  • Lecture 8 - Exam presentations 1
  • Lecture 9 - Exam presentations 2
  • Lecture 10 - Exam presentations 3
  • Lecture 11 - Exam presentations 4
  • Lecture 12 - Exam presentations 5