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Who cares about your PhD thesis? At least your supervisor and your examiners, and potentially anybody seeking to evaluate your work in the future. The primary reason to be careful with your PhD thesis is to avoid giving a bad impression to your PhD committee. Even if the content is solid, it would be unfortunate to be given major corrections or a lower "...


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Nowadays some universities offer a "cumulative dissertation" (putting your papers together in the journal style with a introduction at the beginning of the dissertation) additionally to the traditional thesis publication format. I would ask your supervisor, if he allows and recommends this based on your publication track (number, extent, content, depth, ...


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A thesis is a whole different document than a collection of papers. Over the course of your Ph.D., you have arguably worked (and published) on a number of different projects and topics that are likely to be only sparsely related to each other. While your narrow academic community will certainly draw more benefits from your papers than from your thesis, you ...


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The main issue I see with this plan is that the papers you already have worked on have been collaborative efforts with other people (your use of 'involved in' and 'we've'). The PhD needs to be your own work, to demonstrate that you personally can work to a level required to attain a Doctor of Philosophy in your field. This means producing innovative research ...


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Like anyone else, you can write a scientific paper describing it and submit to an appropriate journal. Before you do so, however, explore the candidate journal a bit to see what they publish and how those papers are presented. The editors and reviewers at the journal will give you additional advice on suitability of your work. In computer science, annual ...


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If the conference uses the Easychair system for organizing the reviewing process for conferences, then you can check if you can still upload an updated version. This often works, as many conference organizers choose to manually disable the submission of updated versions after the deadline has passed. So if Easychair allows you to still upload an updated ...


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I agree with other commenters that, in general, not a lot of people will care about your thesis, per se. However, you need to also consider what job you are wanting in the future. If you are applying for academic jobs, it will likely be under much greater scrutiny, particularly by your potential postdoc advisor (I always read the thesis of postdoc ...


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Short version : no one. How much you care for it is something, but the supervisor or the examiners couldn't care less. I'm a math and computer science major from Romania if this info is worth anything to you. I say all of this because I've experienced it . So , I've been working on my application for the thesis for a year , a hole year. The application wasn'...


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I would recommend the latter option, but taking the introduction a bit more seriously. One week seems awful short to do a good job. Think about it carefully and spend two or three weeks to write a good introduction for a broad audience which includes more background.


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(1) To what extent should I describe this implementation also in the thesis? For example: Should I mention what programming language I used? Should I have any actual code in there? Your thesis should demonstrate that you have satisfied the (marking) criteria. I'll elaborate if you provide that criteria. (2) Should I describe analytic geometry, i.e. well-...


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Based on the information provided on Manchester's website the primary difference between PhD and EngD would appear to be that the EngD contains a formal taught component. I suggest you contact the university for more details about exactly what is involved in each case. Whether or not you see the EngD as advantageous seems likely to depend entirely on your ...


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