Word Count : 1000 words

Assignment Instruction

This task  will investigate various forms of communication of findings from research and development in information technology discipline.

One of the most important things in R&D is the communication of the finding/ outcome. There
are several ways of communication of findings and outcomes of research and development in
information technology. For example, you can publish the outcome of research and
development through journals and conferences. In this task,
1. Discuss the roles and differences of the following forms of communication (450- 600
• Peer-reviewed journals and conference publications
• Patent
• Research repository

2. Research metrics are important in measuring the impact of the research work that you
communicate to the research community. A range of research metrics are used to assess
the performance of publication and also author level. List and explain three typical metrics
such as h-index that we use to assess the quality of scientific or technical works (250 – 300

Reference : IEEE referencing style.