Designing Digital Environments - Autumn 2005 - Høgskolen i Østfold
Home   Course description   Students   Projects   FAQ   Resources

Frequently Asked Questions and good advice.

Sample master's theses:

Although these examples are not all from the computer science field, they give an good indication of the expected level of complexity and discussion.

Advice on writing tools and publishing.

  • The final thesis may by presented on a website, but it mus also be handed in as a printed document. It is therefore a good idea to use a tpesetting system such as LaTeX or DocBook.
  • LaTeX is preinstalled on most Unix/Linux systems and is available for free downloading on both MS Windows and Mac OS platforms. LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is the de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents. (
  • LaTeX has package implementations for most western and some other languages.
  • Effective writing and markup for LaTeX or DocBook is significantly enhanced by the use of a good text editor such as Emacs which has major modes in the form of eLisp modules for many writing and programming environments. (See the resources page.)

Last modified: Wed Jul 13 17:16:53 2011

Børre Ludvigsen