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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My colleague is monetizing our contributions and not compensating us [on hold]

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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Study abroad Game development with 5yrs work exp [closed]

I'm from India and currently I'm holding a Bachelor degree(Computer science) with 5 years of software development experience. Long back my motivation was to being an Animator but due to less scope and ...
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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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How does one take the leap from programming to linguistics [closed]

I am a programmer. Recently I've become very interested in formal logic and linguistics and I'd like to explore the possibility of majoring in either linguistics or philosophy. Considering I can't ...
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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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How to improve my scientific productivity? [closed]

I don't if this is the right StackExchange website where to ask, but I'll give a take... I'm postdoc working in computer science. Looking at my performances, I'm trying to understand my strengths and ...
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How to get Computing Ontology ACM to make ontology input for entity linking? [closed]

In my research, I want to use Computing Ontology ACM as a ontoly input for my project, that base on this ontoly to entity linking. How should I do it? Thank you so much.
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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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What template should be used for a research paper in databases (computer science)? [duplicate]

I am doing a thesis on my research about knowledge databases, or graph databases. What template should I use? IEEE Transactions? ACM? Is there a template specific to the database world?
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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 can I ultimately study AGI/ASI (EE vs CS)? [closed]

I am experiencing a lot of anxiety and panic towards my career path, and was hoping I could gain some helpful insight and clarifications. Background: BS (3.3): Biochemistry Postbac classes (4.0): ...
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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) ...
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How would someone transition from the business sector to academic research?

I am a junior undergraduate at an accredited college in the United States majoring in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program. Currently, I work at a for-profit business to gain some ...
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How do online resources compare to resources obtained from extension programs from top ranking universities?

I am a self learner because quite frankly I like it better and my brain seems to absorb material more efficiently that way . MIT, Harvard, Stanford and many other schools offer free online courses, ...
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Should I WX(drop) a class if the highest grade I can get is a B+? How badly would this hurt my PhD application? [closed]

I'm an undergraduate right now and in my junior year. I was overloading courses and fell behind one course, leaving me with a B+ as the highest possible grade for the course. Should I retake it next ...
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How can I find a second supervisor?

I'm in the second half of my Phd in a technical field in Germany. As it is common in Germany, it is not a structured PhD program but an independent PhD without any course work/mentors etc. I am not ...
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Am I not meant to be a software developer? [closed]

The first time I remember wanting to be a software developer was when I was in 8th grade doing a future career project. My first exposure to programming was in high school when I took AP computer ...
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How can writing a Review Paper possibly help in the CV of a undergraduate student?

I'm a student of computer science amd I've written a reseaech review article on Fibonacci Sequence which will be published next month in a math journal. All I wanted to know is how will it help in my ...
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Where can I publish summaries of my research?

I would like to publish summaries of my research in some news or research journal for the sake to promote the research. But there I don't want to publish anywhere but the summaries are also not so ...
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How can a masters student compensate for lack of solid foundation in basic math and CS fundamentals?

I am a graduate student in Computer Science (in the U.S). I did my undergraduate study in India. My fundamentals in Math and CS importantly are shaky. I often feel insecure in class where my peers ...
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Feedback on the Toronto Paper Matching System (TPMS) for paper review assignment

I have been invited as a reviewer for a conference (ICIP, on image processing, in a broad domain close to computer science). The ancient system was based on ticked keywords (by benevolent reviewers) ...
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What is the typical academic career path following a PhD in computer science?

I have a MSc in Physics (computational physics); however, after finishing school I didn't move out of province so now I'm doing software development as a full time job. I miss the challenge of the ...
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Is it fair to withhold test and assignment memorandums at tertiary educational institutes?

I have a module at university that broadly covers data structures and algorithms. The subject coordinator of said module simply refuses to supply any feedback or opportunities to students that want to ...
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If I took electives from another program during my BSc and MSc, how should I list it on my CV?

While I was doing my BSc in Applied Mathematics I took 5 electives that were part of the Data Science MSc program. Right now I am pursing a MSc in Computer Science at the same school and I'm taking ...
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Can a masters student apply for a second masters in the same field in another country? [duplicate]

If I have a masters degree in CS from a UK uni can I apply for a Masters in USA or germany? If I want to return to academia, is PhD my only option?
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Writing a paper on a smartphone implementation of previous work [closed]

Three months ago, I submitted a paper in an IEEE conference. The paper described a method to detect 'X' in images and a method to recover detected 'X' areas. Now we want to show the performance and ...