how do you usually call the chapter of a cumulative dissertation (PhD thesis) that describes the research? A cumulative dissertation basically has two part: One part includes (published) research papers and the other part is an explanatory chapter that motivates the research and summarizes the it.
So basically I thought of the following: 'Background chapter' 'Frame chapter' (that would be the direct translation of the German term
I'd apprciate every comment. Thanks in advance.
Thanks for the current answer. Are there any other suggestions. I'd be happy to hear any comment on that.