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Literature Review and Technical Reading

  • Dipankar DebEmail author
  • Rajeeb Dey
  • Valentina E. Balas
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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 153)

Abstract

The primary goal of literature review is to know the use of content/ideas/approaches in the literature to correctly identify the problem that is vaguely known beforehand, to advocate a specific approach adopted to understanding the problem, and to access the choice of methods used. It also helps the researcher understand clearly that the research to be undertaken would contribute something new and innovative. The quality of such review can be determined by evaluating if it includes appropriate breadth and depth of the area under study, clarity, rigor, consistency, effective analysis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringInstitute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management (IITRAM)AhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology SilcharSilcharIndia
  3. 3.Aurel Vlaicu University of AradAradRomania

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