|General information | Course overview | Schema | Presentations | Grading | Lectures and contact|
The course Onderzoeksmethoden is given as part of the bachelor Computer Science (direction Game Technology) at Utrecht University. The course takes place in the third period on Tuesday and Thursday; see the scheme below for an overview. Presense is mandatory because there is no exam. The course starts at Tuesday, 7 February.
All teaching material will be in English, as well as the requested report and presentation. The lectures might be in Dutch but on request will also be in English.
The course has the following learning goals:
The material used during the lectures can be downloaded here.
In the schema below, you can also find the presentation on Giving presentation and corresponding score sheet.
The main line of this course is to address these learning goals by letting you carry out your research project. In this edition of the course, the central topic will be various aspects of Elo ratings.
In more detail, what is expected from the students, working in groups of max. 3:
The report is expected to written in English, in the style of either a “Science report” or a “Nature letter”, with a SOM (Supplementary Online Material) discussing the statistics (determination of error bars, etc.)
This is our preliminary scheme. In week 14 and 15, the group is split in two. Group 1 is assigned to BBG 071 and 075, and group 2 is assigned to BBG 401 and 077.
You have to work in pairs. You need to give a 15-minute performance about your research assignment, which will be assessed by using the following score sheet. The performance comprises 1 minute to setup the presentation, a 10-minute presentation, and 4 minutes of feedback and Q&A.The presentation timeline sheet. Please voice any presentation time complaints to Amir Vaxman (a.vaxman at uu.nl)
The final grade is based on the report (70%) and the presentation (30%).
Grading of the report:
Particular attention is paid to:
Lecturers and contact
E-mails should be sent to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.