I’m studying for my Computer Science class and need an explanation.
Read the paper well
Then build a new sheet from it and from at least another 30 references
He extracted 8-10 problems in the paper”fake news”, put them in a table that laid down solutions and hypotheses based on other scientific papers
Then discuss one of these problems in detail in the rest of the paper
instruction of my teacher :
Format of the report: Report can be written in LaTeX or word, but you are recommended to to use a computer science journal template such as Elsevier, Springer or IEEE. Your report length should be within 10-15 pages, full-page style (regular margins), single spacing between lines, font size 10-12.
Important: Unlike Assignment 1 (paper rewriting), you should draw the figures and write tables by yourself in your project.
Sections (tentative outline): Your report may contain the following sections:
Title, Author, Affiliation, Abstract: 1/2-1 page.
Introduction: 1-2 pages. History, motivation, application of the topic and the problems that you consider. Brief description of the topic and the problems. previous works. Summary of what you will do in this report. Organization of the rest of the report.
Preliminaries: 1 page. Define the term that you will use in your report. Give basic mathematical and logical preliminaries (if applicable). Give other preliminaries that will be used in your report.
Topics: 1 page. Similar to Lecture 4. Here you will decide which topic you will work on. If it remains the same to your Assignment 1 topic, then explain why you think that continuing on the same topic will be good. Similarly, if you change your topic, then explain why the new topic will be a good one for you.
Understand the topic and gather problem: 1-2 pages. Similar to Lecture 5. Here you shall gather the existing results and possible future problems that you found promising. You should discuss why you think these problems are promising. Make a table similar to what we saw in Lecture 5. About 8-10 problems should be there. After filtering (if needed), then there should be about 5-7 problems remaining in the table.
Formulate problems/hypothesis: 1-2 pages. Similar to Lecture 6. For each problem that you gathered in the previous section, formulate one or more hypothesis of what you will do in that problem. For each hypothesis, you should discuss why you think this hypothesis would be good one for you to work on, based on what has been done already by others to solve this problem, what is missing, what is not good in other approaches/solutions.
Research plan: 1-2 page. Similar to Lecture 8. Do a research design. For each problem/hypothesis design a research plan as we learned in Lecture 8. It may happen that one research plan may cover more than one hypothesis/problem. Although you will not do the actual research, you will make the research plan of how it would be done if you would continue it.
Actual research (optional): You can continue doing some actual research to find some results on some hypotheses.
References: 1-2 pages. There may be around 40 30 references in your project report.
Some good projects from previous semester: [pdf1] [pdf2]
Assignment: Detection of Fake News
Assignment: Detection of Fake News
You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.
Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.
Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.
The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.
ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CLASS
Discussion Questions (DQ)
Initial responses to the DQ should address all components of the questions asked, include a minimum of one scholarly source, and be at least 250 words.
Successful responses are substantive (i.e., add something new to the discussion, engage others in the discussion, well-developed idea) and include at least one scholarly source.
One or two sentence responses, simple statements of agreement or “good post,” and responses that are off-topic will not count as substantive. Substantive responses should be at least 150 words.
I encourage you to incorporate the readings from the week (as applicable) into your responses.
Your initial responses to the mandatory DQ do not count toward participation and are graded separately.
In addition to the DQ responses, you must post at least one reply to peers (or me) on three separate days, for a total of three replies.
Participation posts do not require a scholarly source/citation (unless you cite someone else’s work).
Part of your weekly participation includes viewing the weekly announcement and attesting to watching it in the comments. These announcements are made to ensure you understand everything that is due during the week.
APA Format and Writing Quality
Familiarize yourself with APA format and practice using it correctly. It is used for most writing assignments for your degree. Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for APA paper templates, citation examples, tips, etc. Points will be deducted for poor use of APA format or absence of APA format (if required).
Cite all sources of information! When in doubt, cite the source. Paraphrasing also requires a citation.
I highly recommend using the APA Publication Manual, 6th edition.
Use of Direct Quotes
I discourage overutilization of direct quotes in DQs and assignments at the Masters’ level and deduct points accordingly.
As Masters’ level students, it is important that you be able to critically analyze and interpret information from journal articles and other resources. Simply restating someone else’s words does not demonstrate an understanding of the content or critical analysis of the content.
It is best to paraphrase content and cite your source.
For assignments that need to be submitted to LopesWrite, please be sure you have received your report and Similarity Index (SI) percentage BEFORE you do a “final submit” to me.
Once you have received your report, please review it. This report will show you grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors that can easily be fixed. Take the extra few minutes to review instead of getting counted off for these mistakes.
Review your similarities. Did you forget to cite something? Did you not paraphrase well enough? Is your paper made up of someone else’s thoughts more than your own?
Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for tips on improving your paper and SI score.
The university’s policy on late assignments is 10% penalty PER DAY LATE. This also applies to late DQ replies.
Please communicate with me if you anticipate having to submit an assignment late. I am happy to be flexible, with advance notice. We may be able to work out an extension based on extenuating circumstances.
If you do not communicate with me before submitting an assignment late, the GCU late policy will be in effect.
I do not accept assignments that are two or more weeks late unless we have worked out an extension.
As per policy, no assignments are accepted after the last day of class. Any assignment submitted after midnight on the last day of class will not be accepted for grading.
Communication is so very important. There are multiple ways to communicate with me:
Questions to Instructor Forum: This is a great place to ask course content or assignment questions. If you have a question, there is a good chance one of your peers does as well. This is a public forum for the class.
Individual Forum: This is a private forum to ask me questions or send me messages. This will be checked at least once every 24 hours.