Doctoral Programme in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management
Doctoral Programme in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management

Doctoral Programme Seminar, May 30 - June 1, 2012

Doctoral Programme Seminar: Scientific Writing

Naantali and Rymättylä, May 30 - June 1, 2012

Seminar material

Photos by Oskar Ahlgren (same photos without animation)

Seminar program

Wednesday May 30
9.30Registration and coffee at Naantalin kylpylä (Matkailijantie 2, 21100 Naantali)
Parking space available for us in front of the hotel
10.00Opening of the seminar and introduction of participants
Prof. Raimo P. Hämäläinen
10.10Scientific writing - principles and good practices
Prof. Ahti Salo
10.45 - 12.15Review of manuscripts in small groups
12.15 - 13.15Lunch
13.15 - 14.45Review of manuscripts in small groups
14.45 - 15.00Coffee break
15.00 - 15.30Summing up of small group work
15.30 - 16.30Panel discussion: Different writing styles
From operations research to economics, information systems and applied mathematics - differences in writing style
How do theory, methodology, behavioral and case study papers differ from each other?
professors Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Ahti Salo, Harri Ehtamo, Christer Carlsson (slides), Marko Mäkelä (slides)
16.30 - 17.00Hotel check-in
17.00 - 18.30 Geocaching in teams; see instructions
18.30 - 20.30Time on your own
gym, swimming pools and sauna open
Thursday May 31
8.00 - 9.00Breakfast
9.15 - 9.45 Transfer to Herrankukkaro (map; approximate address Luotojentie 245, 21140 Rymättylä) by participants' cars
10.00Coffee and introduction of Herrankukkaro
10.30 - 11.00Steps of the peer-review process (slides)
Prof. Christer Carlsson
11.00 - 12.30Examples of rejections and successful (major) revisions
Antti Punkka (slides), Juuso Liesiö (slides), Prof. Marko Mäkelä, Yury Nikulin (slides), Matteo Brunelli (slides)
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 14.00How to respond to referees' and editors' comments, questions and requests?
Prof. Ahti Salo
14.00 - 15.00Panel discussion: Evaluation of manuscripts - editor and referee perspective
How to avoid getting rejected already by the editor?
professors Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Ahti Salo, Harri Ehtamo, Christer Carlsson, Marko Mäkelä
15.00 - 15.20Coffee break
15.20 - 16.00Small group work
Based on the background material and this seminar, how will I improve my writing (process)?
How will I improve my current manuscript?
16.00 - 17.00Summing up of small group work
17.00 - 17.15Check-in
17.15 - 18.15Outdoor activities together (optional)
18.30 - 20.00Sauna
Friday June 1
8.00 - 9.00Breakfast
10.00 - 10.45Transfer to Turku by cars
10.45 - 12.00Visit to Turku Centre for Computer Science
12.00 - 12.45Lunch
12.45The seminar ends
12.45-Transfer back home by participants' car / Free time in Turku on your own (see e.g.

List of Participants

Supervisors (8)Students (22)
Dr. Matteo BrunelliAalto SCI
Prof. Christer CarlssonÅA
Prof. Harri EhtamoAalto SCI
Prof. Raimo P. HämäläinenAalto SCI
Dr. Juuso LiesiöAalto SCI
Prof. Marko MäkeläUTU
Dr. Yury NikulinUTU
Prof. Ahti SaloAalto SCI
Oskar AhlgrenAalto ECON
Mikko DufvaVTT
Tomi HaanpääJyU
Jussi KangaspuntaAalto SCI
Olga KarelkinaUTU
Juha-Matti KuusinenKone Oyj
Anssi KäkiAalto SCI
Tuomas LahtinenAalto SCI
Pekka LaitilaAalto SCI
Ilkka LeppänenAalto SCI
Ville MattilaAalto SCI
Antti PunkkaAalto SCI
Anna RepoSYKE
Mirko RuokokoskiKone Oyj
Sauli RuuskaJyU
Sampsa RuutuVTT
Janne SorsaKone Oyj
Antti ToppilaAalto SCI
Juha TörmänenAalto SCI
Camilla WaldenÅA
Mikko ViinikainenAalto SCI
Eeva VilkkumaaAalto SCI

Hotel Room Allocation

1 person:
Hämäläinen, Salo,
Ehtamo, Vilkkumaa
2 persons:
Punkka - Liesiö
Toppila - Kangaspunta
Törmänen - Viinikainen
Repo - Walden
Ahlgren - Käki
Lahtinen - Leppänen
Ruuska - Haanpää
Laitila - Mattila
Ruokokoski - Sorsa
Ruutu - Dufva
Kuusinen - Brunelli
1 person:
Hämäläinen, Salo
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