The workshop aims at providing an exposure to the theoretical and practical aspects in research activities and publications. The workshop will be ideal for research scholars and faculty members to gain awareness about the various scientometrics and typesetting tools in research. The workshop will run in tutorial mode and will aim to have interactive and hands-on sessions.
The course shall provide the participants with insights and knowledge on the following topics:
- Ethics in research - How to write a good research article/project proposals, introduction to web resources and tools for literature review.
- Scientometrics - concerned with analysing and measuring qualitative features and characteristics of science research, technology and innovations.
- Latex - a typesetting program which is widely used to prepare thesis, dissertations and journal articles.
- Zotero - a free, easy-to-use bibliographic manager that helps to gather, organize, cite and share research sources.
- Faculty members
- Research scholars
- PG students
- Session 1: (11:00am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 3:00pm)
'Ethics in Academic Writing' - Dr. Gopakumar V.
- Session 2: (3:15pm - 5:15pm)
'How to write a research paper?' and 'My experiences of writing successful and unsuccessful research proposals' - Dr. Nithin Nagaraj
- Session 3: (9:30am - 12:30pm)
'Introduction to LaTeX' - Mr. Mahesh C.
- Session 4: (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
'Measuring Academic Research: Role of Journal Indexing and Scientometrics' - Dr. Madhu S. Nair
- Session 5: (9:30am - 12:30pm)
'Introduction to Zotero' - Mr. Sriram V.
- Session 6: (1:30pm - 3:00pm)
'Electronic Resources and Libraries' - Mr. Jyothi Babu G.
Rs. 3000/- for Faculty Members
Rs. 2500/- for Research Scholars/PG Students
Fee should be paid in the form of a DD drawn in favor of “Head of the Department, Department of Computer Science, University of Kerala” payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
Note: No boarding/lodging will be provided.
Last date for registration: 22 September, 2017
Workshop dates: 25-27 September, 2017
Number of seats: 30
Brochure Registration form
Send the duly filled-in registration form along with DD to the address given below:
Dr. Madhu S. Nair,
Department of Computer Science,
University of Kerala, Kariavattom,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695581.
The Department of Computer Science, University of Kerala, was established in 1985. It offers M.Sc. in Computer Science, M.Tech. in Computer Science (with specialization in Digital Image Computing), M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Computer Science. The Department gives at most importance on Research and Development besides regular teaching. Over the past few years the department has acquired national and international importance. The department has a track record of producing highly skilled professionals in the field of Computer Science. Many of the alumni are well placed in Institutes of National Importance, Central/State universities, R&D organisations like ISRO, CDAC, Educational Institutions and different MNCs. The department has produced more than 30 Ph.D.s so far. The students and faculty members have published a good number of research papers in reputed International Journals/Conference Proceedings published by IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley etc. Many of our students and faculty members have received national and international recognitions. Department of Computer Science is the only department in Kerala to bag the National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis three times from Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), New Delhi. The faculty members of the department have received prestigious awards such as AICTE Career Award for Young Teachers, IEI Young Engineer Award, SSI Young System Scientist Award etc. to name a few. Read more...
One of the first 16 Universities in India, the University of Kerala (Re-accredited by NAAC with A-grade) was founded as the University of Travancore in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore in 1937. At present, the University has sixteen faculties and forty one departments of teaching and research in addition to study centres and other departments. Teaching, Research and Knowledge extension are the mandate of the Departments. They primarily focus on post-graduate (masters) programmes, MPhil programmes (1-year research degree) and doctoral research. The total number of full-time students in the University Departments is above 2000 including research students and a modest number of foreign students. The Institute of Distance Education offers a number of under-graduate and post graduate programmes which cater to more than 7000 students, all over the country and abroad.
The University has also a number of study centres in specialised areas such as Nano-technology, Kerala Studies, Bioinformatics, Womens Studies, Learning Difficulties, Sree Narayana Studies, Gandhian Studies etc. The University has also established 10 University College of Teacher Education (UTEC) and 8 University Institute of Technologies (UIT) both of which offer under-graduate programmes (BEd in UTECs and BSc Computer Science/IT, Electronics/BBA in UITs). The University College of Engineering at Karyavattom offers Engineering Education at Undergraduate level. These institutions together have student strength of more than 5000.
The University has over 150 affiliated colleges. The role of the University is in prescribing courses of study and conducting examinations and issuing certificates. The day-to-day administration of these institutions is not under the purview of the University. However, these institutions form a major part of the University. Of these 60 are Arts and Science colleges. There are 2 Law colleges, 17 Engineering Colleges, 9 MBA/MCA Colleges, 37 Teacher Training Colleges, 4 Medical Colleges, 4 Ayurveda colleges, 2 Homeopathy Colleges, one Siddha Medical College, 3 Dental colleges, 10 Nursing Colleges, 4 Pharmacy Colleges, 2 Fine Arts Colleges, and a Music College. The University also has a National College of Physical Education affiliated to it. The total number of students in these colleges crosses 84,000. Read more...
Dr. Madhu S. Nair
Department of Computer Science
University of Kerala, Kariavattom
Thiruvananthapuram – 695581.
Phone: 0471-2308360 / 9447364158