On standards or conventions specific to computer science as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field.

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Differences between research in private labs and university (computer science)

I will talk about computer science. Which is the difference between doing a research job in an industrial research lab (as Google, Facebook or microsoft Research) and in a university? Looking at my ...
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What is better program in the image?that will help me in the future to make money? [on hold]

please help me to choose a better program.that have a vision.......
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Presenting Thesis for inter disciplinary courses [on hold]

I just presented my thesis proposal today(It didn't go very well). I was a computer science major during my bachelors, currently I am studying Masters in Science Technology and Innovation Management, ...
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What is the best way for an amateur researcher to communicate with an academic? [on hold]

If a amateur researcher believes that he has a result (average result,not ground breaking result), what should he do to communicate an academic (who is a stranger)? How should one approach?
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PROGRAMMING IN C LANGUAGE [on hold]

I am expecting to do my final year project which is about source code plagiarism and the programming language which I am comfortable with is c programming, so Can source code plagiarism detection be ...
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What are the best career areas in Social Computing for a student of Computer Science and Mathematics? [closed]

If someone would like to contribute his or her computing and math/statistical research efforts in Social Computing, then what career areas are ideal and beneficial keeping in view the current issues ...
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Work vs Student Orgs for better chance of acceptance at university [closed]

I am a community college student who is trying to transfer to San Luis Obispo Cal poly to earn a bachelors degree in computer science. I am pretty much an independent student as I don't have anybody ...
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How can I get access to the computer science journals from top publishers through a single subscription in Europe?

Is there any possibility to get access to journals from all the top publishers from a domain through a single subscription in Europe? For example, let's say I'm interested in Computer Science and I ...
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Letter of recommendation from REU professor

When applying to graduate programs in computer science, what are the pros/cons of having the professor who advised your project in an NSF REU in computer science write one of the required letters of ...
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Should the testing of my learning algorithm be restricted only on standard datasets or can I use any dataset to publish my results? [closed]

I've trained a speech recognition model using the LibriSpeech database which isn't as widely used as other datasets like TIMIT or MNIST. Does that factor in any way or can I publish the results ...
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Access time of hard disk [closed]

Seek time of disk=30ms. If rotating at the rate of 30 rotations per second . Each track has a capacity of 300 words. What is the access time?
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Specialisation MS in US after a Conversion MSc in UK [duplicate]

I am a 4th year electronics engineering student, and I will be completing my bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering in June. I intend to apply to MS in Computer science programs in US for the ...
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Choosing between a one page abstract in conference proceedings and full version on arXiv, or publishing full paper in conference proceedings

In some conferences in computer science, the authors of accepted papers have a choice between publishing the full paper in the proceedings, and publishing a one-page abstract with a link to the full ...
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Research plan - 'meaning and features of research'

I'm writing a research plan for my master's degree and have a field named 'features', with the description 'meaning and features of your research'. What information is supposed to go here? Here is a ...
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How do I decide whether I should do a Master Degree or not? [closed]

I am a computer science undergrad, graduating in a month's time, with a high-paying job in hand. However, I know that I want to learn and implement new things, explore more domains. I have done ...
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Publishing a framework review

I have been examining a novel machine-learning framework for a seminar at uni. After some people asked me whether I would publish the results in a paper so they could see them as well, I thought I ...
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Citation for a processor instruction set?

I am writing a paper where I am talking about the SSE and AVX instruction sets. For a hardware feature like an instruction set, I am wondering how to figure out what is an appropriate citation to ...
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As an undergraduate, how risky is it to aim for academia? [closed]

I have just finished my first year at University, and after a slight tweak to my major (two very similar degrees) I'm ready to start my second year of computer science in September. At this point, is ...
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In a formal paper, should I censor “brainf**k”, the name of a programming language?

I'm working on a formal paper about programming languages. I am going to talk about two intentionally difficult languages, brainfuck and JSFuck. Should I leave the names as they are, or censor the ...
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What is the difference between the Method and Experimental Setup section

I am writing a Computer Science paper, however my supervisor wants me to describe the methodology in a more general form in the Method section. In the Experimental Setup section I dive into the ...
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My colleague is monetizing our contributions and not compensating us [closed]

A few years back, my advisor began a project (received funding for, etc.). My advisor funded a student (we'll call them "CEO") on this project, who's now working on a startup in this area and is ...
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How common is it for a professor to require students to work for him?

I'm in a computer science master's program in a university in asia. It's a three-year program, and halfway through our first year, our professor told us to come work for him at his company during our ...
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Recommendations for working with other people on group projects [duplicate]

I'm looking for some recommendations when working with other people at college. I'm majoring in Computer Science and I hate every time I have to work with other people because I work better on my ...
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How to ask for code from authors who have proposed algorithms in computer science?

I am developing an algorithm, and I want to compare its performance with various existing state-of-the art methods. I would like to contact the authors of these methods and ask if they can send me the ...
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Can master's thesis be simply a description of an original algorithm? [closed]

I'm in a situation where I've probably bitten off more than I can chew. I decided to do my master's thesis on an original (as in, invented by me) machine learning algorithm, which I believe (and my ...
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Do computer science lab sections still have value for flipped courses?

Many computer science courses consist of conventional lecture sections and lab sections. Typically, the lectures are "passive learning" experiences, and lab sections are where students actively solve ...
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Asking for funds to attend a conference from a current advisor for previous work

I have an accepted publication in a conference from work I have done in a previous research group, my adviser from the previous research group wants me to present the work in the conference, but he ...
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Can one get a Masters in Aerospace Engineering or Astrophysics with a BS in Computer Science? [duplicate]

I've always loved space and I've always loved computers. I know computers and space go together well, but I'm curious as to what options are available in the field of astrophysics/aerospace ...
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How to tune algorithm performances in computer science papers

In computer science field is common to produce papers that present algorithms that estimate something with a certain accuracy and a certain speed. Many algorithms can clearly be tuned to have high ...
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Can a graduate student friend of mine help me get into a different grad program at the same school?

I have a friend who'll be attending a graduate program in Physics, at a school I would be interested in for when I am applying to grad schools. However, I'm a CS major, so I'd be applying for that. ...
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Phd in Machine Learning from CS Dept. or from EE Dept

I am from electrical engineering background and I want to do PhD in machine learning. But machine learning is a multi-disciplinary field and available in many departments. So I am bit confused that ...
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How to prepare lessons as a visiting professor?

Preliminaries I got an invitation by a university to be a visiting professor in the summer term this year. I will do this non-profit, since it will be overseas, not in a western country, and the ...
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PI wants to add a new author who I think doesn't deserve to be added

I have worked with a professor on a project where I produced some results from running experiments and analysing the data, now the professor is asking a new student to redo my experiments with the ...
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How to satisfy the publisher when making an article available on a personal web page?

At least in computer science, many publishers allow authors to make their published articles (or final manuscripts of them) freely available on their personal web site. A usual condition is to provide ...
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is it ok to write about your poor economic condition in SOP

I want to pursue my masters in USA. I have completed my bachelors in Electrical Engineering from one of the top colleges in India and have about 4 years of experience in software development. I will ...
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What is the point of a PhD thesis whose content already exists in published papers?

In my area (computer science) it is standard to publish several papers during the course of your PhD and then only "write" your thesis in the last few months of graduate school --- often you only ...
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Deadline For PhD offer while waiting for other results

I have been offered a PhD position with full funding from my backup university, however they gave me a deadline of April 5th to either accept or decline their offer. I am still waiting for replies ...
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Can I ask the author of the research paper to use his program in my research?

I am doing a research in a field of psychology and I would like to do almost the same research (just with different groups) as one other published research. I can make similar research but actually I ...
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Would this work be considered a publishable cs research? [closed]

I was able to create a new version of a known algorithm with a reduced space complexity than the original by using a different data structure from the one used in the original. It's something like ...
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Expecting students to use a code base that is known to be buggy? [closed]

Suppose an instructor is teaching a course on a particular field in computer science. He uses a language that is popular for said field, but itself is not the topic of the course (though its use is ...
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How long take the review process in IJBIC? [duplicate]

I send a paper to IJBIC a year ago, and I get a revision i made it and resubmit the paper 7months ago. Till now it stay under review. when i mail the editor he does not responded to my mails. is it ...
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Computer Science MS vs PHD [closed]

I'm about to graduate with a BS in computer science, my question relates to even higher education. I generally found most of the topics (Aside from the post calc 2 math) pretty easy and am graduating ...
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masters in Human computer interaction [closed]

I completed my undergrad in 2010 in computer science and since then have been working as a software developer putting my hands into developing webservices, classic web apps with good looking front ...
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Can I become a research psychologist by studying maths and computer science?

I am currently studying maths and computer science in University of Barcelona, Spain, and I love research psychology. The question is: "is there a way to end up as a research psychologist following ...
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Right time to go for poster presentation and talks

I have multiple questions regarding talks and poster presentations. I am in my second year of PhD (computational biology) and have not yet published any paper. Keeping my background in mind do answer ...
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What constitutes “excellent” undergraduate research

I am a junior right now and I plan on doing research over the summer and senior year. I was wondering what PhD admissions committees defined as good research experience from undergraduates in computer ...
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Are faculty hiring committees overly polite on “denial” answers

I applied to several tenure track positions this season. For some of them, I received an e-mail letting me know that I was no longer considered. That's cool and expected, since most of them were in ...
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Difference between Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Systems and information engineering master'sdegrees

Good Morning! I'm a French student graduating this year in Computer Sciences from Paris Dauphine University and I'm applying to master's degrees at the University of Virginia. I was wondering what ...
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What can I do to maximize my chances of getting into a CS PhD program if I switched to a CS major during my junior year?

I was a business student for my first two years of undergrad but then switched to computer science. I took classes over the summer before my junior year at another school. During my junior year (which ...
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How to interpret quality of computer science journals that charge publication fees?

I usually publish my research work at conferences in the field of Computer Science, I do not have so many papers and the question that I am doing here it might sound foolish for some (or maybe a lot) ...