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Parts of research proposal Problem Statement Literature Review and Background Justification Client/Societal Relevance (what need are you filling, why is this a “need”) Academic Context (how does this fit with existing knowledge about your system and systems similar to yours) It is a reasonable question to ask, or problem to solve It has not already been answered It is possible to answer, review of current approaches
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Literature Review Goal Oriented and Strategic Academic Context Requires defining the system (geography, scale (time and space), components/interactions of interest) Based on placing yourself in the “map” of existing knowledge about the system Map - Existing knowledge and acceptable techniques (measurement and analysis) to obtain that knowledge
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Thinking through your literature review First develop a list of key points that you want to make in your review to convince the reader that: There is a client “need”
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 401A taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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