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TIEJ601 Postgraduate Seminar in Mathematical Information Technology

Academic year 2017-2018: September 20th, 2017 - May 3rd, 2017

Time: Roughly once in three weeks on Wednesday's at 16:15-17:45 in Ag Beeta (exception Wednesday March, 7, in Alfa)

Lecturer: Prof. Tommi Kärkkäinen

Course information in Korppi

Events 2017-2018

  1. 20.9.2017 Getting started
    • Introductions
    • Requested topics and presentation schedule
    • Other relevant issues
  1. 17.10.2017
  1. 31.10.2017 Visit to Jyväskylä Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research
  1. 15.11.2017
    • Talk by Ye Ren
    • Discussion and reflection of CBIR visit
  1. 13.12.2017
    • Presentation by Jouni P.
    • Description of the course, requirements and wiki contents
  1. 11.1.2018
    • Presentation by Rui Y.
    • Presentation by Anastasiia G.
  1. 8.2.2018
  1. 7.3.2018 Wednesday, in Agora Alfa
  1. 5.4.2018
    • Reflection of previous group work using
      • Intro part of a book on the topic
        • Common core: hypotheses generation and testing; deductive and inductive logic; parsimony; science's presupposition, domain, and limits
        • Rational inquiry
        • Methods of inquiry
          • rationally grounded procedures?
        • reliance on evidence
        • principles of scientific inquiry
        • continuity between science and common sense
        • thinking scientifically
        • Elementary scientific method: hypothesis formulation, hypothesis testing, deductive and inductive logic, controlled experiments: replication and repeatability, interaction between data and theory, limits to science's domain
        • Simplicity / Parsimonious Model
  1. 3.5.2018
    • Presentation by Hannu M.
    • Presentation by Ye R.
    • Presentation by Anastasiia G.

Activities

  • Presentations of own PhD topic, results so far and the overall status (each participant, 30-45 minutes incl. discussion)
  • Participation in PhD defences occurring during the academic year
  • Other topics (suggest one) and/or presentations from visitors

To Pass

  1. Basic requirements
    • Active participation (at least 12 times).
    • Two seminar presentations.
    • Participation in doctoral dissertations. To follow and report (see the instruction below) at least 3 dissertations.
  2. Modified requirements (incl. miniseminar with less credits)
    • Some of the required activities replaced with doing and reporting (together with a presentation) a SLR/SMS related to the topic of own PhD dissertation
    • Reflective report on the own PhD process together with presentations (which can be given by videoconferencing)

On reporting

  1. Contents on "Taking part in Dissertations" report
    • PhD candidate, Opponent, Name of the dissertation
    • Place and the whole duration of the defence
    • Lectio Precursoria: duration, main contents, style and clarity of the presentation
    • Questioning and discussion: Main themes, main findings on a) theoretical background, b) methods, c) results, d) conclusions, main disagreements, main improvements

Cumulative tracking of currently active PhD students

  1. Alex M. 9 Par + 1 Pre + 0 Diss
  2. Anastasiia G. 1 Pre + 8 Par
  3. Ari T. 2 Par
  4. Billy B: 8.5 Par + 1 Pre
  5. Deqing W. 12 Par + 2 Pre + 3 Diss = Done!
  6. (Di Z. 1 Par + 1 Pre)
  7. (Gajendra A. 1 Par + 0 Pre + 0 Diss)
  8. Hannu M. 1 Par
  9. Ilmari R. (3 Par + 0 Pre + 0 Diss)
  10. Jarno K. 12 Par + 2 Pre + 3 Diss = Done!
  11. Jia L. 6 Par + 1 Diss
  12. Joonas H. 10 Par + 1 Pre + 2 Diss
  13. Jouni P. 8 Par + 1 Pre + 1 Diss
  14. (Jyrki K. 1 Par)
  15. (Lu C. 1 Par)
  16. Matti E. 9 Par + 1 Pre + 1 Diss
  17. Marko N. 8 Par + 1 Pre + 1 Diss
  18. Minna K. 4 Par + 1 Pre
  19. (Muhammad A. 1 Par)
  20. Paula P. 2 Par
  21. Riku N. 7 Par + 1 Pre
  22. Rui Y. 1 Pre + 6 Par
  23. Sanjay K. 6 Par + 1 Pre
  24. Shuai S. 1 Par
  25. Veera K. 8 Par + 1 Pre + 1 Diss
  26. Wang B. 1 Par
  27. Wenya L. 6 Par + 1 Diss
  28. Xiaobang S. 4 Par
  29. Xiulin W. 6 Par
  30. Ye R. 9 Par + 1 Talk + 1 Diss
  31. Yougjie Z. 7 Par + 1 Diss
  32. Yue Z-K. 10 Par + 2 Pre + 0 Diss

Some (hopefully useful ;-) links from earlier instances of the seminar

  • Organization of summary for Collection-of-articles dissertation by Tommi (See "Liitteet")
  • Style of academic writings by Tommi (See "Liitteet")
  • About publishing by Tommi (See "Liitteet")
  • Evaluation as Part of Research (TK, see "Liitteet")
  • Discussion on Scientific Writing (the included articles in "Liitteet")

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