CY4901 Cyber Systems and Operations Research Methods

The objective of this course is to introduce students to research design and execution in the context of cyber systems and operations. Topics include a review of quantitative, qualitative, and heterogeneous research methods. Framing a hypothesis, collection of background material and literature review, the use of models and experimentation as part of a scientific process, testing and analysis, and the determination of well-grounded conclusions will be covered. The development of the thesis, writing techniques and thesis management will be covered. Students are expected to register for this course in the third quarter of their studies.

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