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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

The potential benefit of the transparency of having open source code seems to outweigh the potential harm from potential embarrassment that may result from bugs found by the community. In my ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

In Natural Sciences we should put forward boldly our hypotheses and results inviting debate, correction and, ultimately, falsification. Do publish your code. Why not clean it up, while are you at it? ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Unpublished papers, in and of themselves, are almost entirely worthless, like an unfilled lottery ticket, or a movie script that's never been filmed. Once published, they get a little value, like a ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

The goal of a paper is to report a novel research finding. It can accomplish this perfectly well without providing source code. It is not possible to describe empirical findings in full detail in a ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Going point by point through your issues... The papers do have some theoretical content, but they do not seem to be particularly valuable. Anyone else could have come up with those ideas with a ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

While I won’t comment on your particular case, I think it’s useful to consider science as a whole. You should realize that computer scientists are uniquely able to distribute an entire exact ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Check out this famous paper (in AI) by Google. It described an algorithm by which an AI can learn to play a game - in this case chess and shogi - by playing against itself only, and how such an AI can ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

I think you have this all correct. The world would be a better place if all papers released all of the software that is used to generate the results shown in it. And that's not just a personal thought ...
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Bibliography in master thesis

I would expect a masters thesis to reasonably thoroughly cite relevant scholarly literature. It should provide evidence the author is familiar with important scholarly sources and can relate them to ...
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Bibliography in master thesis

I think the blogs you link to in the comment are likely to be reliable, and easier to learn from than from a textbook. Whether the level of exposition in the thesis and this kind of research are ...
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Search articles by a specific conference in dblp

Append the phrase " venue:X:" to your query, where X is the name of the conference. For example, to search for papers with the word "malware" in their title published in the CCS ...
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Search articles by a specific conference in dblp

The functionality you are asking for is outside of the scope of DBLP. DBLP is a bibliographic database, and that does not include distinguishing conferences and journals by their fields of research. ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

Learning to do research usually happens under an apprenticeship model. The most typical situation is as a graduate student who works in the lab of an established researcher, who serves as a mentor. In ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

The title doesn't make sense because a PhD is grad school. But sounds like your question is basically "can I do important research without a PhD?" You almost certainly can. There is nothing ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

A lot of misreadings of the original question. OP asks: Is it possible for one to publish high quality research papers in the aforementioned fields without attending a graduate school ? Of course it ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

Wait. You are asking about publishing research, but the title of your question is about PhD. These are two different things. To get a PhD, you complete grad studies by default. As about studying on ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

As alluded-to in other answers: of course it is possible... but difficult. One thing not mentioned is the "insider information" that, ideally, one gets by being in grad school with a good ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

Is it possible for one to publish high quality research papers in the aforementioned fields without attending a graduate school? Yes. A tiny portion of undergraduates do this, so it happens ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

In secondary school (high school here in the USA) and even university, a "research paper" means you come up with a topic and a point of view, go to the library, read a bunch of material, and ...
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How important is attending graduate school for a PhD for physics/mathematics/astrophysics research?

For most people it is very important. Graduate school is helpful both in training you as a researcher in some field and in getting your career started through contact with other (expert) researchers. ...
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How should I reference the original work in a survey paper?

If you are devoting an entire subsection to discuss one specific original paper, then you should fully cite it at the beginning (e.g., AuthorA et al. [2]) and then refer to just the authors' names ...
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Peer review in Computer Science Journals

The time to a decision in Computer Science depends on: The editor assigning an associate editors (at an IEEE journal, this is about 1-3 days). The associate editor reading the article and starting to ...
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