During the course the students will get the chance to examine the current state of the art in a specific research area and write a report about it. The report should be based on published works within a research area connected to the field of computer systems and networks. Each research area and a number of related topics are presented to the student in introductory lectures.
The students will be working in groups, each group will be allocated a topic for the report that is to be written. The report shall be presented orally at a seminar. The students are also required to review publications and the reports of other groups. There will be lectures, seminars and workshops in the areas of scientific writing, reviewing and presentation as well as in ethics.