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Post-Graduate: Course for Young Amateurs


The art of scientific writing for post-graduates: practical tips

Post-Graduate: Course for Young AmateursVladimir I. Karnychev, Oleg V. Stukach
The art of scientific writing for post-graduates: practical tips. Textbook. – Tomsk: Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, 2000. – 150 p.

Publish or perish! Unfortunately, scientific writing may not have been part of every post-graduate student's everyday training. Consequently, we must to develop research knowledge and refine writing skills. These guidelines for engineering writing and scientific writing are designed to help post-graduate students communicate their technical work.

Learning to write in a clear and correct way is easy. By following the guidelines presented in this book, the reporting of research results becomes a simple, rewarding process for many reasons.

To be a good writer, all you need to do is learn and then follow a few simple rules. However, it can be difficult to get a good grasp on the rules if your learning experience is a protracted process of trial and error.

This textbook was carried out to share our experiences in scientific writing of abstracts. We'll take you from article inception to abstract preparation and, ultimately, acceptance for conference. In this way you will fast familiarize yourself with all phases of what can become a lengthy process. The book have a look to international correspondence and give you the invaluable information on the Russian and foreign conferences. A key to successful results is acquiring an understanding of how the process works before you actually begin a study or prepare your first manuscript draft.

We hope that novice writers will find this book of help to start them on a meaningful path to publishing their research, and that seasoned scientists will find some new tips to help them refine their writing skills.

Please recognize that this information is a reflection of our opinions. Your actual experiences may vary.

Contents

Introduction 2
Chapter 1. Foreign contacts 6
1.1. Four small rules 6
1.2. Conferences 8
1.3. Russian conferences 8
1.4. Foreign conferences 10
1.5. Classification of countries 18
1.6. Classification of conferences 20
Chapter 2. Lexical minimum 23
2.1. Classification of abstracts 25
2.2. Style of abstracts 28
2.3. Tittle 33
Lexical minimum:
"Verbs" 38
"Adjectives" 57
"Adverbs" 72
"Terms" 89
" Standard expressions" 124
"Algorithm" 124
"Analysis" 125
"Size" 130
"Influence" 131
"Time" 132
"Data" 133
"Problem" 135
"Measurements" 136
"Which" 138
"Method" 139
"Model" 142
"Description" 147
"Plans" 152
"Problem" 156
"Etc..." 158
"Result" 163
"Sheaf" 167
"References" 171
"Theory" 172
"Accuracy" 174
"Fact" 175
"Factor" 175
"Formulas" 176
"Purposes" 182
"Names" 185
"Latin" 187

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Post-Graduate: Course for Young AmateursPost-Graduate: Course for Young Amateurs
Post-Graduate: Course for Young Amateurs

Authors designed this book by they own hands!!!
150 two-language pages, with PICTURES!
Complete manual with lexical vocabulary and advices in ONE BOTTLE!
After reading you can write an abstract in professional English appropriate for the foreign colleagues during 15 minutes only.

We hope you will find scientific writing both fulfilling and professionally rewarding as you share your discoveries with professionals worldwide.

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