Physics307L:Schedule/Week 12 agenda

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==How to write a formal report==
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===Introduction to scientific journals===
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[http://pre.aps.org/ Physical Review Letters (PRL)], [http://www.sciencemag.org Science], [http://www.nature.com Nature], [http://www.pnas.org PNAS], [http://www.biophysj.org Biophysical Journal], [http://pre.aps.org/ Physical Review E (PRE)]
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*[http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/104/43/16856 Example from PNAS]
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*[http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/104/43/16868 Another example from PNAS]
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*[http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=12124289 Koch's example paper from grad school]
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===What is required in our report?===
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[[Physics307L:People/Koch/Formal]]<br>
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===Talk about the distinction between Results and Discussion===
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===Writing tips===
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# Write the easiest parts first!  Figures and tables are the guts of your report.
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Revision as of 13:55, 3 November 2008

Contents

How to write a formal report

Introduction to scientific journals

Physical Review Letters (PRL), Science, Nature, PNAS, Biophysical Journal, Physical Review E (PRE)

What is required in our report?

Physics307L:People/Koch/Formal

Talk about the distinction between Results and Discussion

Writing tips

  1. Write the easiest parts first! Figures and tables are the guts of your report.

Generating PDFs from uniformly distributed random numbers

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