Tag: computer-science

155 Why don't researchers publish failed experiments? 2012-03-15T05:01:04.790

149 In a formal paper, should I censor "brainf**k", the name of a programming language? 2016-05-02T06:09:33.480

112 Best-practice models for "research" code? 2014-05-21T18:08:42.213

83 Someone plagiarised my entire paper. What should I do now? 2015-11-12T06:36:53.960

66 3 3-hour exams in a row with no time in between. What can I do? 2017-01-10T13:36:42.537

61 Is it okay to refuse a laptop from a new university if you already have your own personal laptop? 2017-03-28T20:38:00.223

56 Is improving a simple algorithm without beating the state of the art still publishable? 2016-12-17T15:31:02.767

56 Reject a paper based on relevant but pointless research direction 2018-03-03T12:31:44.493

55 Is it normal that a peer reviewer would ask for an executable file in order to check my results? 2017-04-27T21:24:56.537

52 Will I destroy my career if I published a paper with a serious mistake? 2017-02-13T03:56:33.180

49 How to handle a colleague who hasn't pulled their weight 2014-04-28T23:08:34.413

49 I wrote the code based on a paper's methodology; are there any legal problems with making it open source? 2016-07-11T15:37:55.813

47 I have a strong suspicion and weak proof that the data in the paper are fake. What to do? 2017-12-08T15:06:52.350

45 After my PhD how much salary should I expect as a professor of computer science? 2012-07-09T01:26:27.517

43 As a PhD student, how do I benefit from reviewing a book my adviser is writing? 2017-05-20T18:43:11.923

42 What is the point of a PhD thesis whose content already exists in published papers? 2016-04-08T19:35:33.683

41 What can I do to get academic credit/recognition from my hobby project? 2015-01-27T21:30:54.030

39 Is a faster implementation of an existing algorithm publishable? 2014-11-05T23:51:03.313

39 Is it ok to show up to a conference without registering if I don't eat any meals? 2016-08-17T19:51:00.553

33 Is the new ACM 2012 taxonomy usable/in use? 2013-12-31T16:42:13.717

33 How to deal with my own sloppy research published when I was an undergrad? 2015-08-15T10:38:18.090

32 Why are conference papers so important in computer science (CS)? 2015-02-02T15:16:07.133

29 How often are results faked in computer science papers? 2015-04-28T12:00:26.200

29 How to tune algorithm performances in computer science papers 2016-04-20T22:03:03.280

28 Can I refuse a stipend during a PhD program? 2015-03-21T19:21:41.983

27 How much is submission acceptance to high-profile conferences influenced by internal politics? 2014-05-01T23:21:15.043

27 Is there added value in having your own presentation layout and using it consistently? 2014-07-13T13:20:58.687

27 Is an MS in computer science helpful in improving programming skills? 2015-01-10T20:24:45.433

27 How does one teach problem solving? 2017-04-25T20:06:35.460

26 Failing postdoc? 2014-12-19T09:18:31.250

26 Running out of Algebraic Symbols 2015-01-31T11:50:30.493

26 Is the status of conference publications in Computer Science really absolutely unique? 2015-02-28T22:59:47.597

26 Should conference papers in computer science contain full proofs, and should these be checked by reviewers? 2016-08-09T12:02:51.753

25 How can I signal that I don't intend to follow up the items in my "Future Work" section? 2014-06-11T15:28:52.057

25 Is it necessary to understand every detail of a research paper? 2015-01-11T19:03:05.207

24 Why are papers accepted even if they don't release code or data to allow reproducibility? 2016-06-01T11:00:16.450

23 Are software engineers with PhD in demand in Academia? 2013-11-10T17:10:13.597

23 Going to a lower-ranked school for better advisor fit 2015-04-06T04:30:04.643

22 Is it wrong to impose a challenging time constraint on exams? 2014-04-15T12:42:13.813

21 Do mathematics researchers regularly solve problems like the ones from Project Euler? 2014-08-26T18:33:36.947

21 Incorrect reasons for rejection, what next? 2016-08-16T14:04:15.783

21 What to do when a referee asks me to do something impossible/unreasonable? 2017-05-12T19:20:49.807

20 My supervisor plagiarised my bachelor thesis: what can I do about it? 2014-03-02T02:15:01.347

20 How do I judge the novelty of my paper in the area of algorithms and system design? 2015-04-22T08:08:07.833

20 Why do theoretical computer science people use Comic Sans in their slides? 2017-04-15T05:35:04.880

20 Comp Sci PhD Admissions: How often are Skype interviews requested? 2018-01-30T20:53:36.327

19 Is it appropriate/safe to ask for help on major theorem proof of my paper online? 2014-09-25T14:21:10.943

19 How much decision time is given for tenure-track offers 2014-12-18T19:52:38.193

19 Is it good to only read the high-rated journals as a starting PhD student? 2015-07-01T20:15:58.773

19 When is it acceptable to report classmates who cheat on an exam? 2017-10-31T15:07:13.823

18 Hiring a faculty consultant 2013-08-07T04:19:01.290

18 Should I supply code along with my paper submission? 2013-10-29T23:24:15.223

18 Switch from pure mathematics to machine learning as postdocs? 2014-01-25T10:30:32.480

18 H-1B Visa Sponsorship by Universities 2014-05-23T05:12:44.797

18 How much effort do researchers take to publish their source code? 2015-05-03T18:23:03.297

18 Can I trust a paper that hides implementation details? 2015-12-06T20:23:27.933

18 How common is it to have a demo at a doctoral thesis defence session? 2016-10-10T14:13:33.710

17 How important is age in CS PhD admissions? 2012-10-31T22:22:16.007

17 Will a graduate student publishing in different disciplines confuse potential employers? 2013-12-24T10:08:50.293

17 Transitioning from pure research to a teaching position 2014-10-13T16:03:07.827

17 What's the benefit of delaying a tenure-track position for doing a postdoc (when you already have a tenure-track offer)? 2015-01-07T07:30:58.687

17 How to build bridges between mathematicians, computer scientists and biologists? 2015-04-03T20:58:22.323

16 What does "principled approach" mean in papers? 2013-06-18T07:26:36.867

16 Can a university claim patent rights for inventions performed on my own time? 2013-08-03T18:53:01.950

16 How to overcome "No Research Experience" in CS Ph.D applications 2013-10-16T17:15:28.080

16 How should I start my own private post-doc research project? 2014-01-17T22:21:41.023

16 Reference on availability of source code used in computer science research articles? 2014-09-29T03:15:27.210

16 Professor wants to expropriate submitted code for commercial use 2015-02-20T05:32:02.527

15 After my employment ends, can I keep working without pay at my current research center, on independent research? 2013-04-29T12:56:34.427

15 How to handle not being credited for research software development in papers? 2014-01-14T12:56:59.690

15 Adviser wants to be joint first author, even though I did most of the research 2014-05-19T07:09:42.003

15 Are references with indication of page number uncommon in computer science? 2014-10-23T12:37:57.760

15 Non-academic positions after PhD in computer science 2015-01-26T17:26:21.950

15 Why would a grad school not want me to defer admission? 2015-06-17T03:32:52.767

15 Grounds for complaint? Professor skipping class, inaccurate grading criteria 2015-07-26T06:42:49.990

15 I gave up on a PhD because of time management, shall I try a second time? 2016-08-19T21:51:31.443

15 Is it OK to ask the graduate chair if my background is competitive? 2016-11-26T19:48:22.610

15 Do they really mean "in all areas" and "will continue to be accepted until..." in Computer Science faculty opening ads in the US? 2017-12-22T21:01:34.470

15 How much bandwidth should I allocate for reviewing as a PhD student? 2018-03-04T12:17:46.297

14 Will lack of teaching experience be a major hindrance for a faculty position? 2013-05-15T04:21:16.157

14 Do graduate school admissions appreciate individual "free time" study? 2013-05-31T17:16:47.370

14 Journal submission refered to Editor-in-Chief 2014-11-11T23:44:59.933

14 Faculty hiring differences in Theoretical Computer Science between US and UK/Germany 2015-01-08T10:34:48.540

14 What are some effective ways for someone without a graduate degree to increase their chances of getting hired as a lecturer? 2015-02-19T07:21:34.003

14 Open Source Software and Reproducibility in Computer Science 2015-06-16T21:08:58.560

13 General structure of Research Statement (applying for faculty position) 2013-06-13T10:45:37.173

13 Theoretical CS research having a math undergrad 2013-08-06T00:55:05.877

13 After PhD in Aerospace Engineering, could I be admitted into a top university for a second PhD in Computer Science? 2013-11-21T07:33:14.767

13 I discovered a mistake in my own published workshop paper, how do I handle errata? 2014-06-10T10:21:08.800

13 How to improve myself as a recitation (discussion,lab,tutorial) teacher? 2014-08-20T15:27:40.297

13 Talking to professors without attending that University 2015-07-15T20:57:26.497

13 How can I improve my chance of getting a tenure-track position 2015-07-26T01:16:22.893

13 Getting back into academics after an industry stint: what can I do while still in industry to improve my research profile? 2015-10-05T11:41:54.223

13 Publishing code in order to improve my chances to be admitted to a CS graduate school 2015-11-11T17:44:25.287

13 What should I do if I have specialized in a useless research area? 2017-01-11T02:34:30.113

13 Is machine learning causing a brain drain in math, science and engineering academic community? 2017-02-03T01:16:05.927

13 A reference that is old, has no bibtex entry, and probably not well-known throughout the readership. How to cite this? 2017-04-11T19:13:59.610

12 Implications of being accepted without funding to a computer science PhD in the United States? 2014-03-31T15:29:39.543

12 Rankings of Computer Science conferences and journals 2014-08-05T00:09:19.157