Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options user 51735

Questions directly focused on PERFORMING academic research. Do not use this for questions about publishing research. Read the tag wiki before applying this tag.

39
votes
5answers
There is an open math problem that I am interested in. There was a lot of progress in fully working out the problem in low-dimensions and progress towards sub-problems of the main question up until th …
asked Jun 7 '16 by User001
4
votes
3answers
For instance, there's currently a great deal of attention towards the theory of "spin glasses" in probability theory. But how does a research direction gain its importance so quickly? Does it simply …
asked Feb 19 '17 by User001
1
vote
0answers
What are the pros and cons of doing a PhD in an applied math topic from a non-math dept? Let's say I found PhD programs in a research area that are in aerospace / mechanical engineering departments a …
asked Feb 18 '17 by User001
6
votes
1answer
Take mathematics, for an example. Do Princeton math professors get any sort of priority / preferential treatment in publishing in the Annals? Do Duke math professors get any priority in publishing i …
asked Feb 8 '17 by User001
11
votes
2answers
Say there is an influential and popular research professor who is moving up fast in his research areas - and that he heads a big research group at his school. Then he gets an offer that he can't refu …
asked Feb 5 '17 by User001
3
votes
1answer
Is it generally true that mathematics professors do not / cannot engage in consulting work external to their universities? If I'm not mistaken, plenty of business school / law school / economics pr …
asked May 26 '16 by User001
12
votes
2answers
Does there exist applied mathematics research that involves primarily pencil-to-paper work, without the use of computers? Or, are computers quickly replacing everything that an applied mathematician …
asked Jun 4 '16 by User001
-4
votes
1answer
One example that I recently learned of is the use of ordinary differential equations (ODEs) vs. delay equations in mathematical modeling. ODEs are apparently "memoryless" - like how Markov chains are …
asked Feb 10 '17 by User001
1
vote
1answer
I have no experience with data analysis but a data analysis project was offered to me in the past by one of my math professors. It would have been a PCA project, where PCA means "Principle Component …
asked May 13 '16 by User001
3
votes
0answers
I've noticed that some algebra / number theory / geometry students seem to come to a dead-end in mathematics and tell me, "yea, no more math for me, no way, can't wait to be done with it", while the o …
asked May 11 '16 by User001
21
votes
2answers
Would this idea be too sensitive / too much information / generally a bad idea? For example, I have a friend who is doing her computational biology PhD at a strong U.S. program, and her main research …
asked Jul 2 '16 by User001
1
vote
1answer
In American universities, when a STEM research topic can be studied experimentally, computationally, and theoretically, do PhD programs in this research topic only focus on one of the three approaches …
asked Feb 21 '17 by User001
11
votes
2answers
I have heard from three professors internally at my school that my master's thesis will likely not be looked at by Phd admissions committees - these professors are frequently on the admissions committ …
asked Apr 30 '16 by User001