Giving presentations

  • Justin Zobel


Scientists often have to talk about their work in front of an audience. The success of a talk depends on factors such as the skill of the speaker and the audience’s interest in the topic. There are many common problems in presentation of talks that can be addressed by careful preparation and familiarity with the possible pitfalls. Only practice can turn a nervous researcher into an accomplished public speaker, but with the right preparation even a first talk can be successful.


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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Justin Zobel
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  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Information TechnologyRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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