Academic Writing

This page provides guidelines on academic writing for students. We are very open to comments and feedback. First Rule: Think! These guidelines are not the Bible: there might be situations in which breaking the rules is advantageous; some tips might be based on wrong assumptions, or they might be just not appropriate for your work...

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Living in Tokyo / Working at the NII

This page provides information for students who are interested in working at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo, Japan. This page focuses on students who are already accepted as internship students, or who want to get an idea what work and life in Tokyo will be like. If you are interested in applying...

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Living in Dublin / Working at TCD

This page provides guidance for visitors, interns and new group members coming to Dublin. Pre-Arrival TODOs If you need an invitation letter to apply for a Visa (or for whatver other reason), please  draft a letter, store it in the shared Onedrive folder, and Joeran will then adjust your draft, copy it to official paper,...

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Communication Guidelines

We spend far too much time with communication -- writing emails, organizing (and rescheduling) meetings, etc. Hence, when you communicate with us, please be professional, and minimize our efforts. What that means concretely is outlined in the remainder. In general Provide all the information needed to minimize the effort for us to reply Tell us...

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Software Tools for Academic Writing

Microsoft Word (vs. LaTeX) If you work in our group for a longer time (internship student, PhD student, PostDoc) we expect you to use Microsoft Word to write your documents. If you do a one-time project with us and you are the primary author (e.g. Bachelor or Master thesis), it is up to you what...

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