Technical English       技術英語       Spring 2017

Prof. David Avis                         中澤 篤志                 吉井 和佳                       

Mon 1:00-2:30        Research Building 7, room 2        総合研究7号館情報2

Description:


Part 1. English technical writing (April 10,17,24, May 1,8)

Writing a scientific paper or a patent proposal in english requires a different skill set than writing other types of documents in english (letter, announcement, speech etc..). We will survey in this section of this course the following relevant topics:
- Basic rules of scientific paper writing and avoidable mistakes;
- Differences between scientific english and scientific japanese;
- Typography, proofreading, figures: tools to maximize quality and impact;
- Research interactions in an international publishing environment:
reviewing, rebuttals & letters to editors. 


Part 2. Technical presentation
Part 3. Reading technical papers in English


* Lecture summaries and materials
* Reports and Grading
*Marco Cuturi's web pages(2016)

Send comments/questions to avis@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp

April 8, 2017