DUVOD Introduction to PhD study

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Igor Peterlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Petr Holub, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Vladimír Ulman, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Luděk Matyska, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Luděk Matyska, CSc.
Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Faculty of Informatics
Thu 14:00–15:50 G125
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal is to give basic orientation in the PhD study at Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University. After taking this course, students will have a clear view on the structure of PhD study, its formal general requirements. He will also get basic knowledge about basic and general principles of a research work and will have necessary information about skills needed for successful completion of PhD study.
  • Introduction to PhD study, its structure
  • Principles of scientific work, evaluation and financing of research, progress in academic career
  • Publication, work with literature, electronic sources of scientific information, work with bibliography, citation rules
  • Publication at conferences, choice of conference, program committee, review process
  • Publication in journals, editorial board, review process
  • Impact factor, types of journals and articles, books, posters
  • How to write scientific articles properly, structure, style
  • Review and presentation of scientific articles by students
  • Travel warrants, administrative issues, travel phases
  • Basics of experimantal work, applied statistics
  • Proposition and conducting of experiments, evaluation and presentation of results
  • Ethics in science, authorship, nonpublic pieces of information, conflicts
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminaries and individual work
Assessment methods
Fulfilling requirements
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinace přednášek a práce v seminárních skupinách v rozsahu cca 2 hodiny týdně.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2014, recent)
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