1.1.1. General introduction to research methodology
Meaning and objective of scientific research, Types and significance of research, Methods of scientific research, Research process and criteria for good research, Stages of research. Reference : Research Methodology, by C.R. Kothari et al.
1.1.2. Methodology of Research in Mathematics Identifying a broad area.
Collecting materials for deep understanding of fundamentals as well as recent findings. Identifying an area for in-depth study. Collecting and reading as many documents as possible. Studying recent research findings and trying solutions independently. Fixing exact problem/concept or research.
1.1.3. Information Resources and Publication
This section deals with the sources of information. Classical sources, Modern sources, availability of online resources (free and subscribed), Accessibility of Journals and other print documents. Needs, ways and means of publication of research findings.