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Questions about the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, including requirements such as dissertations and university programs leading to a Ph.D.

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of family or ambitions, then now is the time to experiment with possible paths. So long as you don't define your self-worth based on success in a PhD, the worst that could happen is you decide research …
answered Jan 15 '14 by Matthew G.
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If you want the code itself out there, put it up on GitHub or BitBucket. As to the thesis itself, it depends on the pedagogical value --- some algorithms are worth including as code themselves: where …
answered Dec 17 '13 by Matthew G.
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Canada is different from the USA, in that direct entry for a PhD after a bachelors degree is rare. The typical path is a bachelors, followed by two year masters, followed by four to five years for a … PhD. As far as I know, no typical Canadian PhD program also grants a masters, as in Canada, it's sort of implied that you already had one going into the PhD. This is of course, based on my …
answered Dec 10 '13 by Matthew G.
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The same way you would change anyone's perception of you for any other reason: Prove them wrong. If you started out lazy, then kick yourself into high gear: Get tasks done ahead of time; predict fut …
answered Dec 19 '13 by Matthew G.
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you a dynamite reference letter, testifying to your skill, it may help you. On the flip side, for a PhD, skill may not be sufficient--- for a PhD your research background (what you already have) may be much more important than the work experience. …
answered Dec 11 '13 by Matthew G.