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Questions tagged [computer-science]

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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How to find original conference of the paper on arXiv?

I found some paper on arXiv that I cannot find the conference. Google show arXiv version first. The paper can't even find on Google Scholar. For the specific case, this paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/...
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Ask for a recommendation letter from a teacher in the university I'm applying to

My situation is a bit unusual: I plan to apply for a second Master's degree in a foreign university I did an exchange semester in. It is pretty well-ranked compared to my current one. The Master's is ...
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Plagiarized programming assignment - How to proceed

I'm a fourth year student earning a degree in computer science. I have a fairly high gpa, completed two research projects, and have conducted myself honestly through my entire career. A few weeks ago, ...
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Poor Grade in First Real Analysis Course

I'm currently a sophomore majoring in pure math with the hopes of going to graduate school to study applied math, specifically numerical analysis, machine learning, statistics. I have A's in my ...
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Is doing a Habilitation a financially viable decision?

I know that a PhD is necessary to enter academia which means you can find a better job and get salary. But, how about doing a Habilitation in Germany? Does it have any positive impact on the career ...
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Severely overtime on my PhD

I am currently a CS PhD student in an East Asian institution, in my fifth year, one year overtime over the normative period. I have passed all my qualification and thesis proposal exams and just need ...
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Can I do my graduate studies in Computer Science with computational physcis bachelor degree? [closed]

I have graduated in computational physics with gpa 3.1. I need to do my graduate studies in computer science in USA or Europe.
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How closely is Electronics and communication engineering related to computer science?

I'm applying for my masters in the field of computer science. I observed that most universities in Europe ask for a degree in computer science or a related course. I want to change my field from ...
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SoP for applying CS PhD program with research experience that is not my interest

I am applying for a CS PhD program in the US, next year, as an international student. I will complete my CS undergrad in a few months. I already have research experience with my project advisor. Also,...
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International Student applying for a PhD in a university in Taiwan

I am a student doing my Masters in India, and was considering doing a PhD (in computer science, specifically ML) in a university in Taipei, Taiwan. I went to their website, but couldn't find some of ...
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Getting a funding position as a foreign MSc student in Finland [closed]

I got an admission for a master’s programme in data science at the University of Helsinki, Finland. However, because I am from Asia, I don’t get a tuition-fee remission. Is it possible for an ...
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Need suggestions on doing PhD or not [closed]

I am having a hard time deciding if I should go on for a PhD program after my current Master's program. I'm struggling with this a lot and hope to get some suggestions here. So my situation: I'm ...
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Computer science central source for CFPs [closed]

In the field of computer science, is there somewhere out there a central database containing a complete list (or at least most of the important one) of conferences and Call For Papers (CFP) to browse ...
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Should I choose someone as one of my references while I also have applied to his group?

I just faced a funny, yet complicated situation! I want to apply for postdoc positions, and one of my references would be a professor that I had a good collaboration with his group during my PhD. ...
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Post-doc vs. Assistant Professor choice, but neither ideal [closed]

I'll keep this question short to make it easy to read, but happy to supply details later if relevant. I recently finished my Ph.D. - computer science, in the US. I have a choice between accepting a ...
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Should I prepare a research statement or cover letter for postdoc ads. with general descriptions?

I noticed 1-2 advertisements for postdoc positions in which they provided the general description of what they want as publishing and improving the state-of-the-art in a more or less big subfield of Y....
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What should I do if I don't have a published research paper in during my education?

I am a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Iran. During my masters, I worked on a paper. My adviser made me submit it only to Q1 journals, and it got rejected 3 or 4 times. After starting my Ph.D. I discarded ...
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Software engineer vs research associate in not-so-related subfield for CS PhD

I currently have 2 job offers: high-paying software engineer at a top tech company (return offer from internship) and a computational biology research associate 2-year pre-grad school position. I ...
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In a peer review system, what does “accepted for first look” mean for a submission?

As the title puts it, what is the real meaning of this stage of a peer reviewing process and how are the odds for having a submitted paper accepted change if it's accepted for this stage? (Does it ...
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Post PHD carrer life [closed]

I wanted to ask what is the path of academic person that finished his Ph.D. in math or in Computer science what is the academic path that he can take? Not everyone can continue with Academia or be ...
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Falsely Accused of Cheating on a College Final

On Saturday I had a Computer Science final exam. When I finished it and turned it in my teacher told me that she saw online that I had accessed some file from our course (We have notes and our ...
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Is it possible to do a state of the art paper with less accuracy than previous paper with 100 accuracy?|

I working on a research paper in Machine Learning, the paper is regarding a classification problem of which I have achieved 98% accuracy. However some other paper working on the same dataset claims to ...
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Masters in software engineering or CS without computer undergrad [closed]

I would like to get a masters in software engineering or CS. From what I have read I think software engineering would be a better fit. Or it could be a GIS program that is heavy on coding. History ...
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How do US Computer Science PhD programs view foreign degrees if you have a USA Bachelor's? [closed]

I remember reading here that, in general, your research ability and letters of recommendation are judged the same as pure US applicants of similar quality. I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics ...
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Fields of computer science with good academic outlook [closed]

I gather that the academic job market is very tough for theoretical computer science PhDs with a low chance of obtaining a professorship. Some things I have read with regards to this: https://www....
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Advisor suggests to change my research topic after unsuccessful start, unsure what to do

I am a first-year doctoral student in Computer Vision, and have some confusion about my research direction recently. I hope I can get some help and advice there. A couple of months ago, I was ...
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Can I compare my research work with another work published many years ago?

In scientific research and publishing (as I have been told ), one should compare his work with previous published works. I am intended to compare my results (working on now in 2019) to another ...
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what is the hyphotesis in computer science research(especifically AI research)?

I'm a computer science and software engineer that worked in industry for some years with deep applied knowledge in ML and AI, i commonly read research papers and this year started a graduate ...
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How can a PhD in Machine Learning and AI help you in a life out of Academia? [closed]

I have applied for a Ph.D. in Computer Science. I do not, however, plan to become an academic afterward. What I want to achieve is to try to commercialize my research by founding a startup or find a ...
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Distance learning options for bachelors degree in Computer Science [closed]

I would like to study for a bachelors degree in Computer Science, online and part-time, and taught in English. Want to look at all options worldwide before enrolling, but I have yet to find a ranking/...
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How can you best answer when a Scholarship proposal asks for your objectives?

I come from a developing country and I got admitted to a UK university in MSC, Computer Science. As I am not financially strong, I am also applying for a fully funded scholarship. There is an online ...
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Is it okay to take a day off as an undergraduate? [closed]

I am an undergraduate Computer Science student. I take the bus to college everyday at 7 am and come back at 4 pm. And take 3 lectures everyday, except on one day, I take 4, which are 1:30 hours long. ...
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Can Indian citizen apply for PhD in Computers in Australia at age of 45 and expect an admit? [duplicate]

I have 15 years of work-experience in computer science and wish to pursue PhD program in Computer Science. Can I expect universities to be responsive to 45 year old candidate?
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Should I aim at publishing a single-author paper on my PhD?

This is the situation. I'm a 2nd-year PhD student in Computer Science. The research group I belong to is very large, and during my first two years I have worked with many different people from the ...
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Best-practice models for “research” code?

I have been a professional software developer for a number of years, I'm also an academic researcher - and my research has involved lots of software development. I sometimes feel as though my ...
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Are the Master Program & Certificates I am about to embark on relevant to my career & academic plan? [closed]

I have a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, I'm 27 and I currently work for a leading world organization. However my heart is somewhere else. I aspire to be a scientist, so a masters and a PhD are ...
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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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I was given to review a journal paper that overlaps with a submitted paper of ours [duplicate]

I was recently given to review a journal paper that significantly overlaps with a work that we recently submitted to a conference (about half of the contributions are the same). Any advice on what to ...
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Blockage management for projects

I am currently a Computer Science undergraduate in my final year. I think this question applies to more than just Computer Science students, so I'll make it as general as possible. Throughout my ...
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Preprint Best Practices in Computer Science

I truly believe in the benefits of pre-print distribution, however I'm not sure how to exactly proceed. Here are some questions I have in mind: When should I make them available? Before peer-review? ...
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Where to search for conferences and workshops in computer science? [closed]

I'm a master student in computer science. I'm still working on my thesis and probably I will publish a paper, however I really have no idea where to look for workshops and conferences. I often hear my ...
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How often do universities in General have admissions for graduate programs?

I am thinking to apply to a graduate program in computer science (Research Masters or PhD), but I am not sure how often universities accept applications. For example I know the University of Toronto ...
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I want to pursue studying in Social Science. What to do in summers? [closed]

I am currently a second-year computer-science student. However, I am interested in pursuing social science after I am done with my bachelor's degree. To be more specific, I am interested in the fields ...
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Letterhead in application letters for tenure-track in computer science in USA?

I'm a postdoc in computer science preparing an application for a tenure-track full-time faculty position in a US university. The opinions on whether to use a letterhead or not vary: Postdoc using ...
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Rejected from conference on misunderstood claims

I have recently had a paper rejected with 2 Accepts and 1 Reject from a CORE A* conference. I did understand the risks of being rejected when I made the submission, the problem is that I got back some ...
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Should I mention NDS programs I am pursuing in my Masters application?

I am applying to the GA Tech Online Masters in Computer Science for Fall 19. My undergraduate degree is not in CS, however my minor is and I currently work as a software developer. While the program ...
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How should I present my under-review works in my CV and profile?

I'm searching for postdoc positions in CS and sending my CV to here and there trying for different opportunities. However, I do not know how to present my under-review works. For instance, should I ...
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Is it a bad idea to go from EE undergrad to CS(ML/AI) PhD?

I know questions regarding whether its possible to go from EE undergrad to CS have been answered previously, so please bear with me as I have a few distinct questions. I'm a Junior at a mid-tier state ...
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Evidence of Reviewing Scams in Major AI/ML Conferences?

I have recently heard a few independent rumors about massive collusion amongst reviewers in major AI/ML conferences. The way this works is that a large group of program committee (PC) members start a ...
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applying after bachelor's degree which factor is the most important for top 10

I am a student willing to apply for top 10 universities(MIT, Stanford, etc). I have recently graduated with a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering field with GPA 4.5/5. I have read about ...