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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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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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Academia research vs. industry research (computer science)

After finishing my PhD in Computer Science (machine learning) and after several years as a university lecturer, I decided to transition from academia to industry. As a result of that, I have been ...
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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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Our paper was not published as part of the conference proceedings in IEEE Xplore, what should we do?

We had a paper accepted to a reputable IEEE conference. We have completed the copyrights form and one of the authors have registered and presented the paper at the conference. After a couple of ...
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Overview of the mathematical (and computer science) world by countries

I am looking for statistics of research done in mathematics and computer science by country. I found reports for Thainland, Kyrgyzstan and Finland in mathematics. Where can I find similar statistics ...
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Should I talk to my supervisor about including a new field in my PhD?

I am a part-time PhD student coming towards the end of my first year – I have another five years left. My PhD is in Music and I do like my topic a lot. However, in the last 18 months I have also ...
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Will CS programs look favorably on an older applicant who already has a PhD?

Let's say a recent math PhD in his early 30s realizes he's unlikely to land another postdoc after his current one ends, and he decides he really liked being a grad student and he really doesn't want ...
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Waiver for conference registration fee

Usually there are some ACM/IEEE conferences which takes registration fee around 350 to 550 US dollar. For a student, it might not be possible to deposit such amount of money. Under this circumstance,...
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Is it okay to charge for a software created during a uni project?

Disclaimer: I'm not entirely sure whether this is on topic for this SE site, but it seemed the most fitting. Prequisites: In our masters programme in Computer Science, doing project work is mandatory ...
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Getting a Masters at a school without courses I want?

I was accepted into a Masters program (MS in Computer Science) at a nice university that has research groups working on the things I want to research (natural language processing). However, looking ...
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Do graduate school admissions look at first grade of a repeated course in the undergraduate transcript?

I wanted to know if graduate school admissions committees(specifically for Computer Science) look at all the grades for a repeated course (re-taken once after freshman year) even though all grades ...
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Reference on the time it takes for a source code used for a research article to be released

Is there any research/study/survey/... that looked at how much time it takes for the authors of a research article to release the source code? Ideally I'm looking for an approximation distribution. ...
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Is it possible to do a PhD in ML or AI while in industry, sponsored by a company, or for a company?

I'm due to finish my MSc in CS within a few months and have a key focus on ML and AI research. The problem I'm currently facing is I have no idea where to go from here. I've seen that the vast ...
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Should i restrict the scope of my work according to the conference theme?

I'm writing a paper for a good conference in computer science with specific themes in Data mining. I checked their scope of topics and their programs for the last 3 cycles of the conference, and i ...
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How do I get into a Computer Science Masters with a humanities undergraduate degree?

I realize my question is similar to this thread. However, I have a slightly different story which I'd like to ask people's opinion about. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies (...
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Is a Master Degree in Data Science helpful for an application for a CS Ph.D. in the future?

My previous educational background is mainly about mathematical/computational finance, however, I would like to apply for a CS Ph.D. in the future. I decided to first apply for a master degree related ...
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Does applying for a PhD program directly make more sense in my case than for a second master program first?

I recently decided to apply for either a Ph.D. or a second-master program in computer science in the US. Educational Background: I earned my undergraduate degrees in economics and mathematics (...
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What fraction of theoretical computer science researchers work on quantum computation?

I know that the theoretical computer science aspect of quantum computation was a very niche subject until the 1994 discovery of Shor's algorithm, which lead to a huge increase of interest in the topic....
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How much money can you get at Canadian Research universities versus US Research Universities in engineering/CS/Computational biology?

What is the common range of research money can you get at Canadian Research universities versus US Research Universities in engineering/CS/Computational biology? I am asking on some idea from personal ...
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Why is there a need for design science in a computer science department?

Recently, "design science" has become a popular term in my university department, which is a department of computer science. For example, many current PhD students write in their theses that they are ...
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Touch screen for projecting results and mentoring PhD students: a good solution for a computer lab?

I just got an assistant professor position in the USA. I am negotiating the startup package. I am mainly doing computational staff (engineering deparment) therefore I am asking for computing nodes in ...
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Scientific writing: When conducting a simulation on a personal computer, what specifications should you report?

(Note: Personal Computer = Laptop) When reading papers that involves some sort of numerical simulation of a software or custom code, many authors would remark on the specifications of the laptop for ...
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Path for American to become professor in Europe

I'm an American, and I’m considering – sometime in the future – getting a PhD in computer science. My impression is that Europe is a lovely place, both in general and because of its sane work culture. ...
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MLA bibliography style in computer science

Does anyone know a computer science or engineering journal that uses MLA as their bibliography style?
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How to narrow down the scope of a computer science research project?

I'm working on a CS systems project for a while where I don't seem to find the right scope so that it turns into a research question that can be answered. I either develop the project further which ...
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Writing a paper about the algorithm of a patented feature

We've seen lots of questions like "how to patent an idea from a paper", but let's do this the other way 'round. Let's say there is a commercial software product that has a nice feature: a user can ...
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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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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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Comparing Computer Science masters

I am currently planning to finish my bachelor degree in CS soon (In the Netherlands, if it matters). Unfortunately for the last few years I have had the feeling that my current university is lacking ...
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Google Scholar not indexing my paper - NeurIPS 2018

I have recently published a paper in the NeurIPS 2018 conference. A quick search in Google scholar shows that other papers from the same conference ARE indexed. In addition, the paper from the ...
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“Professional contribution” in Australia for the purpose of applying for a Lecturer position

For the purpose of applying for a lecturer position in Australia in computer science, what is actually a "professional contribution"? This phrase occurs among the selection criteria but seems to me ...