A Simple Approach to Thesis Writing

(Adapted from "The Guaranteed Mackworth Thesis Formula", by Alan Mackworth, revised by Tim Brecht, thanks to Ondrej Lhotak for an addition to the Background and Related Work section)

Abstract (<= 1 page)

Chapter 1: Introduction (~5-10 pages)

Chapter 2: Background / Related Work (~8-20 pages)

Chapter 3: Theory / Solution / Program / Problem (~15-30 pages)

Chapter 4: Implementation / Formalism (~15-30 pages)

Chapter 5: Results and Evaluation (~15-30 pages)

Chapter 6: Conclusions and Future Work (~5-10 pages)

Bibliography / References

Appendix


Writing Hints

Plagiarism

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