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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strategy on publishing a Tutorial and a Review

I have been working on this review in the computer science field, it includes a part where i suggest how to implement machine learning in a specific engineering field, also a review of relevant ...
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Can I reach to compiler engineer/designer position without a degree from a compiler developer position? [on hold]

Since I was 14 years old, I was interested in programming/designing compilers. At the age of 17 I tried to apply to a few compiler jobs, and all of the Compiler Engineering/Designing rejected (right ...
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What could I do to have a good chance of getting into a good cs grad school or a good grad school in general? [duplicate]

I graduated from stony brook university 2 years ago with a bs in computer science and a 2.85 gpa. I worked at a bulge bracket bank as a developer for 2 years and I realized that I would like to return ...
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How to correctly cite ASCII (Public table)? Do I need to cite it?

I have included ASCII table in my paper research, but I'm not sure how can I correctly cite it. I have seen many papers not including any citation while others mention any random website that has the ...
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Prospects after studying MS in Computer Sc from Sweden? [on hold]

Got admitted Masters in Computer Science & Engineering. but no scholarship. IT Experience say 3 to 8 years in International IT Organizations a.Is it really worth to spend 30,00,000 to 35,00,000 ...
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How to teach from a tutorial-style book?

I will be teaching introductory computer science and am considering using a book [sample chapter] that is so well-written and self-contained that, at least for the first few chapters, it's not clear ...
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How to become a visiting student in a UK University

I'm about to finish my BSc in Computer Science and in September I'll start an MSc in UK. What If I wouldn't want to waste my time during August and September months? It'd be feasible to ask some ...
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Computer Engineering - Subjects too much theoretical [closed]

Since I was a child, my dream always was knowing everything about what is inside a computer. I wanted to know the name of every component, every chip and know exactly what how it works. I wanted to ...
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How can an IT undergrad become a Data Scientist.?

I know asking undergrad questions are not well received here. But I don't know any other place have the standard of this place. I am a Bachelor of Information technology student. I am maintaining a ...
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GRE Mathematics or scientific paper to apply for direct PhD in Computer Science [duplicate]

As you may already know from the title, my question is about direct PhD in CS. I am currently studying in Electrical Engineering (bachelor degree) in Germany and I am planning to apply for direct PhD ...
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Difference between UK honors and pass degree from Indian degrees

I am from India and we have two different degrees. One would be honors and other would be pass. I graduated with a Bsc(pass) degree. Now this degree included studying Physics, Mathematics and Computer ...
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How can someone achieve GRE waiver?

How can somebody get an admission in a graduate science/technology/engineering program US university without GRE?
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Using papers published before admission to partially fulfill PhD requirements

Some papers I wrote recently as an independent researcher, several years after receiving my Bachelor's degree have been accepted at good CS conferences (rank B in the CORE conference ranking). I'm ...
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Any advice about being withdrawn from a CS class although it doesn't affect graduation? [closed]

I'm graduating. Soon. However, I was pursuing a certificate for computer security offered by my school to complement my diploma in computer science. The last class necessary to complete this ...
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PhD in Theoretical Computer Science after MSc in Engineering [duplicate]

I'm an European M.Sc. Computer Engineering student, and I'd be interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Theoretical Computer Science. My mathematics background covers the core engineering courses (calculus, ...
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Could getting an MS in CS be bad for my career?

I'm in the following situation. My first 7 months out of college, I worked software job I really didn't like, and then I hopped on to another job I like. I've been in that second job for about a year ...
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How much effort do researchers take to publish their source code?

When publishing a paper, some researchers publish the source code used for the paper. Is there any research/study/survey/... that looked at how much effort do researchers take to publish their source ...
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I have a Bachelors and Masters in electrical engineering: Is pursuing a PhD in computer science possible? [duplicate]

I obtained my Bachelors and Masters in electrical engineering. Is there any way I can do my PhD in computer science without having to first do a Masters in CS? I looked at the PhD admission ...
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Which type of paper is best for computer science, journal or conference?

Paper submissions always put weight on our resume, specifically for students who are applying for a Ph.D. Conference papers are different from journal papers, at least in few cases. Which one puts ...
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In computer science, what does winning a Sloan research fellowship say about an advisor?

Some background: I'll be starting my PhD in computer science this fall and just noticed that my prospective advisor won one of the 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships. Obviously the standard ...
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How often are results faked in computer science papers?

Especially in the the more experimental subfields of computer science like systems, how often are results faked? If there is no verification process for any code used, do researchers sometimes fake ...
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Getting to assist in the course of your choice during TAship

I am an incoming Graduate Student on a TAship. I have completed the course in my undergraduation and am currently working on a project in the same area. I wish to know what else can be done to ...
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How can I switch from an MBA to a Masters program in a different subject?

I am an international student currently enrolled in a MBA program. This is my first semester here and I want to transfer to a different program in a different college. I have a 3-year BSC (Honors) in ...
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How do I judge the novelty of my paper in the area of algorithms and system design?

I have been working on a research project and have submitted the paper to two different venues(not simultaneously), and both times I have gotten reviews which criticize the paper for a lack of ...
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Should I submit a mixed theory-experimental paper to a computer science conference where most papers do not appear to include experimental results?

I am considering submitting a (Computer Science) research paper to a conference. The paper contains both theoretical and experimental results. The call for papers of the conference that I am ...
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In computer science in the US, is there a bias towards hiring junior faculty straight from PhD programs?

In computer science in the US, is it harder to get employed as a professor if you've had to do post-docs, or if you decided to work in an industrial research lab for several years?
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Things to ask the Head of Teaching [closed]

This week I'm going to meet the head of teaching at my new department as a tenure-track faculty. What are the important questions that I should ask this person?
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Paraphrasing and quantity of added material in an extended article [duplicate]

If I have an article that was already accepted and presented in a conference, and I would like to present it as an extended article to a journal, I was wondering two things: How much paraphrasing ...
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Can I put my accepted paper on arXiv before it appears on the proceedings

I have a paper accepted to appear in a CS conference proceedings, Is it possible to put it on an on-line archive, such as "arXiv" before the conference date? Could I at least publish the pre-print? ...
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Do any legitimate conferences charge per publication?

In computer science, or at least my subfield of it, most research is published in conference proceedings. The usual procedure is to write a full article, submit it to a conference, and then if it's ...
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Two concurrent different versions of a paper to journal and conference; do I need to paraphrase?

I know that, especially in computer science, it's legal to publish an extended version of a conference proceedings in a journal if the 'new' content is above 30%. However, Is it ethical (and legal), ...
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I want to transition from Mathematics to Computer Science for a PhD. Will post-baccalaureate studies in Computer Science help me?

In order to better understand my questions it is best to provide some context to them. Background: I completed a B.Sc. degree in pure mathematics several years ago. I kept in contact with my letters ...
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Phd at same uni as MSc, possible offer but would like to change topic/group if possible

I need some advice on how to diplomatically handle this situation: I will submit my master's thesis in a few weeks, and I am pretty sure that I want to do a PhD afterwards. Research is what I want to ...
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What do I need to do as a potential mature student in the UK?

Please bear with me in this question despite its length. I'm only putting so much detail in it because I want to be thorough, as this is an important subject to me. I'll explain my situation first ...
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Lost my passion and interest in what I used to love [closed]

Story: Great MSc Computer Science student lost interest in what he used to love ------ PAST ------ Since I was a kid, I was really passionate about the things I love. I was always ahead of my ...
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What's the point of a MSc if I can just enroll in a PhD program?

I am thinking about doing a PhD as I am quite interested in research, I really enjoy trying to figure problems out myself and having to find and understand the necessary information I need for my next ...
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How important are independent undergrad projects in grad school applications for CS?

This may be a particularly specific question, but I am at a point where I can choose to take additional mathematics courses in the final year of my degree to strengthen my transcript for grad school ...
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Do I need second master's degree or not?

I finished master's degree in "System analysis and management" (Engeenering). I have Bachelor's in Computer Science. Can I enroll to PhD in Computer Science now and change field research? Or me need ...
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Going to a lower-ranked school for better advisor fit

Computer Science PhD admit here. Is it crazy of me to turn down a top school (MIT/Stanford) for a lower-ranked school (think Cornell/UW/Columbia/Michigan) if I think there is better advisor fit? ...
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Lack of mathematical training for a CS Ph.D

I've graduated and I'm looking to apply to a Ph.D. program in computer science. However, during my undergraduate years I did not take math courses other than the ones required for the CS major (i.e., ...
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How to build bridges between mathematicians, computer scientists and biologists?

I am part of a recently founded laboratory in computational biology and we are trying to get all the parts (biologists, computer scientists, mathematicians, and so on) to speak the same language, or ...
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How can I get into computer science research as a high school student?

I am in High-School but want to pursue research in Computer Science, but as you know High-School usually does not offer any such options or tasks. So I want to explore avenues where I can get these ...
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What percentage of PhD candidates drop out in computer science?

I'd like to know what percentage of PhD candidates in Computer Science does not graduate with a PhD and thus drops out of their PhD program. This number probably varies quite a bit for different ...
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Contact potential thesis advisor with no topic in mind

Is it okay to contact potential advisor if you have no specific topic in mind about your dissertation? I wanted to pursue graphics for masters, its a bit difficult narrowing it down. Is it okay to ask ...
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Changing field from Computer Science to Philosophy

I am a Computer Science graduate and I have been realising that my true passion lies in Philosophy, as for the past 5 or 6 years (I am 26) I have been constantly asking questions about life, ...
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Accepted into university for MS in CS but rejected by professor for research

I got accepted into a top 10 school for CS (Computer Science) but I was rejected by a professor with whom I wanted to work with. No feedback after resume submission, just "I found another student." If ...
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Can I refuse a stipend during a PhD program?

I was admitted to a US PhD program (in computer science, if that matters) with fellowship + stipend. I am getting a separate stipend from my government (which is higher than the university stipend), ...
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How to make good use of a small startup fund?

I'm starting a tenure track position (in the US, computer science) in fall and the position comes with a startup fund that is insufficient to employ any (postdoc) staff and PhD students are funded ...
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Is there a preferred citation style for computer science papers?

Is there a preferred/standard/popular citation style within the computer science field? By citation style, I'm referring to these three general methods: Using #'s, like [1] or [6,7] Using short ...
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Route that I should take to Artificial Intelligence? [closed]

I'm currently taking up BS Computer Science (3rd Year) and one of my main interest in this field is Artificial Intelligence. But sadly my school is not good enough to give me good amount of ...