Seminar Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten

WS or SS 2.0 h (3.0 ECTS), 193.052

Teaching Staff
Philipp Erler (organizer)
Michael Wimmer

WS: organized and topics by visualization group SS: organized and topics by rendering group

REGISTRATION: Please register in TISS before the initial meeting. You will be enrolled in the seminar if you submit a list of literature covering your chosen topic until 28.03.2020.

INITIAL MEETING: (Vorbesprechung) for SS 2019 is on 10.03.2019 11:00 - 12:00 in the seminar room 186 (Favoritenstr. 9-11/5.floor), where also research topics are presented and assigned. The slides of that meeting will be available here. The topic assignment is on TUWEL.

FIRST PART OF COURSE: Beginning of March you have to attend three lectures including an exam, which has to be passed in order to continue with the second part listed here. This first part is organized separately and identical across the institutes, please refer to the TISS course page for all information.

COMMUNICATION: Updates and announcements are published via the announcements forum in the TUWEL course. For urgent issues, please write an e-mail.

Course Outline


The goal of this seminar is to write and present a state of the art report. A member of the teaching staff will guide and help students in acquiring the scientific material and writing the report. The students are also expected to present their work in a 15 minutes talk.

Tasks for the students:

Teaching staff will evaluate and grade students based on the following output:

Important Dates:

s.t. = sin tempore = punctual
c.t. = cum tempore = 15 minuten later
All meetings will take place in the building Favoritenstr. 9-11

Grading Criteria

The seminar is split into two parts. The first (central) part accounts for 17% of the grade. The second part will account for 83% of the grade. The second part (83% of the grade) consists of:


All the literature that is reviewed during the seminar has to be placed in the reference section of the report. You can have further information about referencing and examples of what is plagiarism here. We are all expected to abide by professional scientific ethics and make sure that the work is not plagiarized in any sense.

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