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Writing IT Technical papers in English

Prof. Navrati Saxena Prof Room #: 23412 Email: navrati@skku.edu

What is the course about?


Improving English How to do research? How to read a paper? How to write a paper? How to review a paper? How to make presentations?

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What is a research paper?

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Experimental Research Paper


A report written by an investigator to describe a research study that he/she h completed. has l d

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Its purpose?

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Explain to others in the field what the


objectives objectives, methods and findings fi di of f th the study t d were.

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Publication ?

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The Th report t / paper maybe b published bli h d i in a


professional journal or conference, or it maybe written in the form of a thesis/dissertation as a part of the requirements for a university degree degree. Experimental E i t lR Research hi is a broad b dt term used d to express various kinds of studies.

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Types of Experimental Research


Controlled scientific experiments: where the researchers conduct tests while identifying and controlling as many factors as possible that may y effect the outcome of the study. y Co Co-relational: relational: in which investigators compare two or more different variables to d t determine i if any predictable di t bl relationship l ti hi occurs between them.
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Types of Experimental Research Cont.


Survey Questionnaire: in which a survey is conducted to seek many peoples people s opinion opinion. Case Study Computer-generated models: that attempts to explain/predict phenomenon observed in the laboratory/nature.

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Studies common characteristics

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Revolve around a research question As a possible answer to the research question, the research formulates a hypothesis and then designs the study in such a way as to reject/support the hypothesis They are quantitative i.e., they deal with numerical data obtained in carrying out the study These data are usually treated with one/more statistical tests to determine how good the results are are.
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Paper common characteristics

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A report/paper would include


description p of the p purpose, p , method and result of the study.
Methods are presented in form of flowcharts/algorithms. / Results are presented in form of tables and graphs. graphs

Abstract of the work and summary References to other published works in the same area of study
Bibliography with complete information to find them in (digital) library is included
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Organizational Format
The organizational format of the experimental research paper is basically th same regardless the dl of f th the fi field ld of f study in which the author is working

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Title Authors A th name


Affiliation email

Abstract Keywords Introduction Method Result Conclusion


Future works

Acknowledgment References Bibliography


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