Commit 3aa8399b authored by Andreas Zwinkau's avatar Andreas Zwinkau

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\chapter{New as Doctoral Researcher?}
What am I supposed to do as a doctoral researcher?
The primary function of researchers is to turn coffee into papers.
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The Gesellschaft für Informatik is the biggest national community
of computer scientists and officially advocates the term
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For inspiration, we recommend Richard Hamming's
\enquote{You and Your Research}.
You can find it online as text or video.
The DFG has published
\enquote{Rules of Good Scientific Practice}\footnote{%
\url{http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/principles_dfg_funding/good_scientific_practice/index.html}},
which the KIT adopted\footnote{%
\url{https://www.sle.kit.edu/downloads/AmtlicheBekanntmachungen/2014_AB_056.pdf}}.
\item Write great papers!
Writing papers is your main job.
There are other worthy goals, which try to distract you:
Make students happy, make professor happy,
make colleagues happy, or save the world.
\item Present your work!
People will not notice your great work themself.
You have to advertise it.
The normal way is make talks about it at conferences.
Also try to explain your research to normal people once in a while.
\item Get a PhD!
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The end goal of your current phase in life is to make
a significant original contribution to knowledge.
You have to provably solve a relevant problem in a novel way.
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The DFG has published
\enquote{Rules of Good Scientific Practice}\footnote{%
\url{http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/principles_dfg_funding/good_scientific_practice/index.html}},
which the KIT adopted\footnote{%
\url{https://www.sle.kit.edu/downloads/AmtlicheBekanntmachungen/2014_AB_056.pdf}}.
\todo[inline]{Book recommendations?}
Book recommendations?
Need some inspiration?
Look for Randy Pausch's talks
\enquote{Last Lecture}
and
\enquote{Time Management}.
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