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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Is it inappropriate to decline presenting paper on behalf of someone else (outside my expertise)?

I have been requested to present a complex paper outside of my own expertise at an upcoming conference. I have rejected this invitation on two occasions stating reasons such as: Not my expertise My ...
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Good Master programmes in Computer Architecture [on hold]

I'm currently at my final year of undergraduate studies in Computer Science and Engineering. My grades are not that bad, (I currently have a cumulative grade point average of about 7,3/10) and I want ...
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Conferences or journals that accept conceptual papers [on hold]

I have done extensive research and design on a storage level product. The conceptual design has been completed but I have not got around to implementing a prototype and this might not happen in a ...
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Exception occurred when i'm tried to load a JPanel Form into a JPanel in netbeans [on hold]

I think the size of the JPanel is the reason for this exception... I tried the conventional code mainPanel.setSize(o.getSize) MainPanel is the Panel which I want to load the JPanel Form... o is the ...
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Standing Out as a Computer Science Undergrad [on hold]

As a junior Computer Science-Software Engineering student(senior by hour, but still graduating in 4 years with a Business Administration minor), how can I stand out as a student? I've recently become ...
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How can an undergraduate Computer Engineer start making publications before his Thesis?

I am interested in getting involved with research, but I don't know exactly how or what I should be doing to achieve that. What would be the best moves to do towards the campus, teachers and/or other ...
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Choose dissertation topic for masters in computer science [duplicate]

I am pursuing my masters in CS and I have to come up with the dissertation topic on my own. It's very confusing to me and I am not able to come to any conclusion as to how to narrow down to specific ...
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Can I change from a PhD to a Masters program before my first semester starts in the same school?

I'm an international student and I'm starting my Ph.D. in Computer Science in an American university this Fall 2015. I didn't get any sort of funding in my first semester and my supervisor told me ...
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Giving back to my undergrad program

So, I'm starting up a small business (a software shop) and as far as I'm concerned, that puts me in the 'giving back' phase in my life. One thing that I'd like to do is help my alma mater improve its ...
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Should I get into the field of computational linguistics and NLP through an undergraduate in CS or Linguistics? [closed]

I'm really interested to work in natural language processing and computational linguistics. I know the most strait forward way to end up working on speech-to-text (and vise-versa) projects would be to ...
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What style guide (citation style) do you recommend for Computer Science papers? [closed]

I read on Wikipedia that: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) style is a widely accepted format for writing research papers,[citation needed] commonly used in ...
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What are some top CE/CS PhD programs you can quit halfway and still get a master's degree from it? [closed]

I'm an undergrad CS major at a state school trying to decide either to enter the software industry or grad school after graduation (I'm a sophomore but I'd like to plan ahead). It seems a master's ...
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How can I email a CS professor looking for Phd. students? [duplicate]

This year I will submit about 16 aplications to different universities for graduate studies at the US. However, I found that there are new professors looking for Phd. students. So as a foregin student ...
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How to deal with my own sloppy research published when I was an undergrad?

I am a grad student in computer science. Having read many research papers and having worked with an adviser has made me much more aware about best practices concerning presentation and reporting of ...
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Role of math in Computer Science [closed]

I've been wondering this for quite some time and decided to ask finally. What really is the role of math in computer science on higher levels like master's and PhD? Currently I am working on my BSc ...
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High School Junior Who Took APCS looking for next step [closed]

I recently self studied and took the AP Computer Science exam as a Sophomore in High School and got a 5, but I have had trouble finding the next step for me to take in order to continue my education ...
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How to get reviewed (undergraduate student's work/research)

I am an undergraduate student (final year, Computer Science). I am interested in research. I have worked and progressed (I believe) on a specific problem, namely graph isomorphism. Instructors in my ...
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Grounds for complaint? Professor skipping class, inaccurate grading criteria

I am taking a graduate-level summer course and have observed several problems. I would like outside opinion on whether these observations are valid grounds for an official complaint, or whether I am ...
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AAAI review criteria

I am submitting my first paper ever to AAAI and I really would like it to be accepted, but I feel like it is not good enough. Can anyone tell me the criteria they use so I can tweak my paper to ...
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How can I improve my chance of getting a tenure-track position

My job search (for tenure-track Assistant professor in Computer Science) last year failed miserably. I submitted applications to about 10 US schools (top 30 -- top-100 quality). In the end, I got ...
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Who Is To Find Research Ideas in Computer Science Research: PhD Student or Adviser? [duplicate]

Is a PhD student in Computer Science always expected to come up with new ideas or it is the responsibility of the adviser to provide some idea and guide the student to solve the problems in achieving ...
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Designer Looking for a masters or phd covering IOT (internet of things) [closed]

I majored in software engineering for my degree in IT and a masters in knowledge management later on. However My professional experience has been mainly ui/ux design. I'm interested taking a masters ...
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How applicable are software engineering internships to computer science research and graduate school?

This fall I will begin my undergraduate degree in computer science at a top-5 program (to whom it offends, I'm sorry to use rankings). My goal after I graduate is to get a PhD so I can research and ...
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Why are some conferences no longer indexed by Scopus?

I have seen in Scopus that there are some conferences that are still running nowadays, but they not longer appear indexed on Scopus. For example, in the field of Computer Science I see that the ICCSIT ...
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Should I ask one of my university lectures to be my mentor?

'm a computer science student in the UK and I've just finished my first year. I know next year I will be doing a lot more programming but there is very little C in the curriculum. I know some of my ...
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Talking to professors without attending that University

I tried looking up the answer for this one online already, but I couldn't find something for my specific scenario: I am interested in reaching out to a few professors in the field that I am ...
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What does a successful NecTAR application look like

This is quite specific question, though, it specificness is largely related to the fact it can only be answered by someone with experience with computational research in Australia. NeCTAR grants ...
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“System”, “software”, “application” or “tool” – which to use in my paper? [closed]

I am in the field of computer science, I developed some software to solve some problems and would like to write some papers about them. But I don’t know what to call the software in each of my works. ...
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Should I name a system or software I described in a paper?

I have implemented software (system, method) to solve a problem and I am writing a paper about it. In the related works I see some similar works which have a name (e.g Lixto, TSIMMIS, Florid, etc.) ...
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Can giving back to my alma mater have a positive impact on application?

I going to create a really simple social network for my alma mater so that it could help people network better. After getting some work experience I was thinking of pursuing a masters degree in ...
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How to switch from a physics PhD. to complexity theory?

Somewhere around the 3rd year of my physics PhD. program I came into this amazing subject of complexity theory. May be a motivating factor was that I was digging in my spare-time into this ...
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English Bachelor of Computer Science - Germany

I've googled so much for English Bachelor of Computer Science in Germany and I just found Jacobs University which teaches Computer Science in English. Though Germany is a place I would like to study, ...
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Release application of research before publish its paper

I'm doing independent research in computer sciences and i develop some program that i think i might be could write a couple paper for this. My question is what should i do between Publish a paper ...
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Is it good to only read the high-rated journals as a starting PhD student?

I just started my PhD in computer science (first year) and I enjoy reading the high-rated journals related to my field. It is true that I find them, sometimes, complicated (in some sense) and I cannot ...
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Master's program advice

A little background on my question. I recently gradated with my BS in Computer Information Systems and am looking to pursue a Master's program. I am also married with 3 children. I am looking for ...
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Research fellowship after undergrad helps with PhD admissions?

Does taking a year off, to work as a junior research fellow or as a research intern, immediately after one's undergrad help with admission to a better MS (research track, not professional) /PhD ...
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Is it possible for a high school student to conduct research into computer science? [duplicate]

I am currently half way through year 10 and I am interested in conducting research into computer science. I am from a public high school in a small town in Australia. I want to go to Massachusetts ...
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How can I emphasize my interest towards PhD with no real research experience?

I am 23, I have a Russian diploma in Computer Science and I am interested in getting into PhD in Computer Science in the US. But after reading this post and some google search I realized that I have ...
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Approaching research adviser with worries about project feasibility

I'm a brand-new (read: started 3 weeks ago) Ph.D. student in Computer Engineering at an R1 institution in the U.S. I was offered a position in a particular lab due to some prior experience I had on a ...
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Computer Science MS from Mathematics Bachelors [duplicate]

I'm about to graduate with a BS in Mathematics (minor in Computer Science) from a not-very-recognized school (University of Houston)(~60s in Math, ~90s in CS according to US News). My overall gpa is ...
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When can I withdraw a paper accepted by a conference?

I recently got my paper accepted by a "look-descent" conference (indexed by ACM, a leading association in CS). Now, I am considering to withdraw the paper for some considerations, yet, need to know ...
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Number of publications needed to get into a computer science PhD program?

I've looked at the resumes of the type of candidates that get into computer science PhD programs at the top few universities (e.g. Stanford, MIT etc.) and a lot of them seem to have multiple ...
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Why would a grad school not want me to defer admission?

I have been accepted to a fairly competitive online computer science-related graduate program (in the US). It is a part-time program geared toward working professionals. During the application ...
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Open Source Software and Reproducibility in Computer Science

As a PhD researcher in computer science, my scientific results often take the form of algorithms, which in turn come with implementations. I am convinced that releasing these implementations under an ...
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How relevant is the GRE essay score for masters applications in science and engineering? [duplicate]

I wish to apply for masters in Mathematics or Computer science after my undergraduate. I have a good GRE score of 332/340, but my essay score is just 3.5/6. I wanted to know how relevant is the essay ...
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What should I do to make it to a top-ranked graduate program given my current situation? [duplicate]

I am from an elite non-IIT school in India (one of BITS Pilani/IIIT Hyderabad/NSIT/DTU). I've just finished my third year, and after taking courses from AI and ML related fields, I realized I am ...
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Where can I get a cheap, virtual, high-performance server suitable for academic use? [closed]

I am working on a machine learning project for which I need proper computational power. Assuming that my local university can't provide a server to run the code, I am looking for an online website ...
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CS Master's admission after academic dishonesty [closed]

I got a B.S. in Math several years ago. I'm applying for CS MS this fall, but I still need some coursework before admission. I spent the past year at College X as a non-degree student. I did well last ...
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How to indicate a 'summary' of some sort in a presentation

Soon I will give a presentation in college for a few professors. In this presentation I research a somewhat complex concept, though the focus is how said concept can be used in company X. So I'd ...
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What is the meaning of “formalism” in a scientific paper? What is the structure of such paper?

I see some papers that aim to present a formalism for something. First, what probably they are going to do? (for example in the field of computer science) Second, what is the methodology and main ...