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Applied Computer Science Seminar

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Applied Computer Science Seminar
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIB-SAI
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2S (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Presentation/discussion (obligation to attend all presentations), term paper

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI594 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 5, optional course, technical
KIB-SAI (P221-0092) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, optional course, technical
KIB-SAI (P221-0092) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 5, optional course, technical
PIBWI47 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 5, optional course, informatics specific
PIB-SAI (P221-0092) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 5, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede

[updated 10.11.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to describe and explain the basic forms of scientific work (literature research, argumentation). They will apply this knowledge to prepare both a scientific presentation and a seminar paper.

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Module content:
During the course, the necessary methodical and
technical basics will first be taught and then intensified through practical exercises.
At the same time, students will be assigned their topic for the research project and then
work independently on these topics.
1. Methodological basics
 o Scientific work
 o Structuring arguments
 o Seminar lectures and presentations
2. Technical basics
 o Introduction to LaTeX
 o Reference management
 o Using templates (IEEE)
3. Seminar
 o Processing current topics according to the chosen
 o Presentation of the results to the group
 o Group discussion and exchange
 o Written composition (term paper)
 o Group discussion and exchange
 o Written composition (term paper)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Transparencies/beamer, board, coaching, homework, group discussions, student presentations, written exercises

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Recommended or required reading:
Martin Kornmeier: Wissenschaftlich Schreiben leicht gemacht, utb, 2013.
Marcus Deininger, Horst Lichter, Jochen Ludewig, Kurt Schneider:
Student research projects: Ein Leitfaden zur Vorbereitung, Durchführung und Betreuung
von Studien-, Diplom- und Doktorarbeiten am Beispiel Informatik. Teubner, 3.
Auflage 1996.
Justin Zobel: Writing for Computer Science. Springer, 2. Auflage 2009.
Barbara Minto: Das Prinzip der Pyramide. Pearson Studium, 2005.
Gene Zelazny: Say it with Presentations. McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Tobias Oetiker: The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX

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Module offered in:
WS 2024 (probably), WS 2023/24, WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, ...
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