Software Engineering Group

Scientific Work


Please also have a look at the guidelines for seminars and student theses in the Software Engineering Group.


Literature search

  • Citeseer (BiBTeX (must be used with great care), Fulltext, Citation)

  • Web of Science (Citation) (only from licensed IP addresses)

Some advice to pursue a PhD project

  • Advice for Finishing that Damn Ph.D. (PDF) by Daniel M. Berry


Publication venuesty

LaTeX and BiBTeX information

  • LaTeX help web pages, University of Florida (LaTeX and BiBTeX, HTML)


Some hints for (scientific) writing

  • James G. Paradis, Vanessa Zimmerman: “The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication” – 2. edition. – Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2002. ISBN 0-262-66127-6. BIS nat 397 CO 3896,2. (in particular chapters 1, 3-6, 8-9, presentations: particularly ch. 15)

  • Fred D. White: “Communicating Technology: Dynamic Processes and Models for Writers” – Pearson Higher Education, 1996. ISBN 0-06-500508-2. (particularly chapters 6-7, focus on English language: chapters 8-9)


Specific English language information

  •  Michael Swan: “Practical English usage”. – 2. edition. – Oxford [u.a.] : Univ. Press, 1995. ISBN 0-19-431198-8 (hb) 0-19-431197-X (pb). BIS: S ang 201 LR 4083,2,1995,2 and N ang 201 BL 4116,2,1995,2 (hints on English language use, especially for non-native speakers)

Giving a talk/presentation


Reviewing a manuscript

  •     Alan Jay Smith, “The task of the referee,” IEEE Computer, April 1990, pp. 65-71, DOI 10.1109/2.55470 (PDF)


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