DD1395 In-depth Essay in Computer Science 3.0 credits

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This course is a continuation of another course. The material is assessed with an essay.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

In-depth work within some subject field of computer science.
Essay work resulting in a well worked out and clear document of 2000-3000 words with good language.

Intended learning outcomes *

After having taken the course the student should be able to construct and contexualize a scientific text that in a simple and understandable way explains a theoretical subject or a complex technical system.

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Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

At least 30 university credits in mathematics and 30 university credits in computer science.
DH1600 Communication in Engineering Sciences or corresponding.


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Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • UPP1 - Essay, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Linda Kann

Further information

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EECS/Computer Science

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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Linda Kann, e-post: lk@kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

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