Tips on research: Literature review
As you read a paper, try to find out the answers to the following:
– Topic: What is the research about?
– Assumptions: What are the assumptions?
– Methodology: What are the methods used?
– Results: What are the results?
– Relevancy: How relevant is it for your current or possible future research?
– Comparison: What similarities or differences are there compared to the works of other authors?
Create a table listing the details of the work of different authors, so that you can compare them and see the overall picture easier. Then, put it into words. Your literature review will be more succinct.
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