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Thank advisor in thesis?

  1. Mar 2, 2014 #1
    Do I need to do it? Should I put his name somewhere?

    Thanks
     
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  3. Mar 2, 2014 #2

    SteamKing

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    Can't hurt.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2014 #3

    Vanadium 50

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    Yes.

    You should also be reading the theses of past students in your department to get some good examples of what needs to be in one.
     
  5. Mar 2, 2014 #4
    Thanks
     
  6. Mar 3, 2014 #5

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    As Vanadium had mentioned, haven't you looked at the existing thesis, especially the ones written by the former students of the same professor? There really is no need to reinvent the wheel as far as the format the type of content are concerned here.

    The traditional section to express your acknowledgements here, be it to your advisor, your parents, your spouse, your significant other, your pet, etc.. is in the beginning, usually an Acknowledgement section. Check with your school on the thesis style that is allowed.

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  7. Mar 3, 2014 #6

    Vanadium 50

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    As an aside: it's considered poor form to thank both your spouse and your significant other. Best to pick one.
     
  8. Mar 3, 2014 #7

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    {ZapperZ smacks Vanadium 50 with a large boson}

    Now, back to our regularly-scheduled program.

    Zz.
     
  9. Mar 3, 2014 #8
    Are there guidelines to help in making that decision?
     
  10. Mar 3, 2014 #9

    micromass

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    You might want to talk to a marriage councellor in order to help you make that decision.
     
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