Monday, November 19, 2012

How to Read Academic Papers?

Reading academic papers is one of the most important skills for doing research. Many students find difficulty in reading academic papers efficiently and effectively. During my undergrad years, I used to read papers in a very inefficient manner and often end up with wasting my time reading irrelevant or low-quality papers. However, during the past few years, I have gradually learned how to read papers in a better way. I feel that the knowledge and experience will be beneficial to junior students. Thus, I summarized my thoughts and advises from others in the following slides, presented visually.

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