TIE-12107 Scientific Papers and Presentation, 5 cr


The course includes an exercise conference, in which students write, review, and present a paper and discuss after presentations. Course is in English. Course is suitable for students from any engineering field.

Periods 1 and 2 contain the lectures, Period 3 contains the homework (no lectures) and the final conference day.
Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Teemu Laukkarinen


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
TIE-12107 2019-01 1 - 3 Teemu Laukkarinen
Davide Taibi
Lecture participation and exercise completion


A student is familiar with the complete scientific publishing process. A student knows what is expected from a scientific article and can write high-quality articles him/herself. Also, a student can carry out peer-reviews and give constructive feedback for improving draft articles. Student can prepare conference presentation and masters a good oral conference presentation.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. A scientific publication: structure, contents, written presentation.  Good scientific practice, research ethics, example papers. IEEE practices and regulations.    
2. Phases and tasks of the publishing process. Scientific Societies.  Selecting publishers, purpose and reputation of different publishers and forums.   
3. Oral conference presentations: preparation, materials, structuring.   Poster preparation.   
4. Participation to a scientific conference.  Acting as a conference session chair, acting as an opponent.   
5. Use of English in scientific writing.  Analyzing example papers. Specific terminology. Practical hints for English writing.   
6. Tools for publishing: Internet, data bases, word processing tools.   Use of LaTeX tools.   
7. The peer review process - giving constructive feedback and comments for draft publications.   Evaluation of scientific quality of articles.    

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Passing the course requires active participation in lectures and completion of all exercises. Successful completion of all exercises requires mastering the core content of the course.


Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


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Päivittäjä: Kunnari Jaana, 05.03.2019