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Why computer science papers rarely use advanced mathematics? [closed]

I am a M.Sc. student in computer science, working on information networks and recommender systems. This days when I went through the top-tier conferences papers in the field I have seen most of them ...
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“Programing in goals” as an alternative to defining APIs (from B. Victor's talk The Future of Programming )

In his talk The Future of Programming, in the third section of the talk about "programming using goals", Bret Victor says this: https://vimeo.com/71278954 [15:20] What won't work, what would ...
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Computer science fields that deal with peer-to-peer systems

I'm an undergraduate and am looking forward to becoming an academic; do the whole PhD stuff and start doing research. I'm interested in a variety of computer science related things but lately P2P ...
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Books on how to approach an IT research subject? [closed]

Are there any recommended books or other sources about research in IT? For example, I want to do some research on the subject 'Internet of things'. What would be the best way to approach this? What ...
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What is a conventional format for presenting algorithms?

I'm writing a technical paper and the review committee wants my methodology to be represented in a conventional algorithm format. I've been searching all over the web for the conventional structure ...
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As a wannabe computer “scientist” I have problems differentiating theory and practice [closed]

Specifically I'm studying towards a research degree in HCI (human computer interaction). I have problems however differentiating theory and practice, or science and engineering. I know science is ...
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In computer science how is using passive voice regarded?

A soft question, when I was in high school and in University I took scientific writing classes and people told me I should use passive voice as much as possible to sound objective, but when I entered ...
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Connections between reflection/introspection and metacognition [closed]

I would like to know if the notions of reflection and introspection in programming languages have prompted research in other fields other than computer science. I have found Cantwell's thesis, but I ...
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Programming languages for genetic engineering [closed]

I'm interested in getting a Ph.D. and would love to work on a project such the GEC project at Microsoft Research, which studies the application of programming languages for synthetic biology and ...
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What areas in EE overlap closely with CS

I am doing bachelors in Electronics & Communication Engg.. But most of my work happened to be in Web development.. I am thinking to do my bachelor thesis which very closely overlaps with my recent ...
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Where can I find a short and 'easy' peer reviewed paper on something from computability, decidability or complexity?

It's a homework assignment, we were asked to read, understand, and present to our colleagues a short paper/article (suggested 4-6 pages) for our Computability, Decidability or Complexity class. The ...
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Acquiring the necessary background for research

I'm starting my mater's thesis in computer science. I'm interested in computational Origami (algorithms mainly); I've read a little about the subject and I'm worried because I lack some of the ...