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Research in CS

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Some vague insights on why people might be interested in a career in research, particularly in CS.

Some vague insights on why people might be interested in a career in research, particularly in CS.

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  • 1. RESEARCH IN CS Neeldhara Misra, Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc
  • 2. disclaimer
  • 3. disclaimer
  • 4. Why?
  • 5. Why? Challenges
  • 6. Why? Challenges Joys
  • 7. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 8. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 9. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 10. Circumstances.
  • 11. Perks.
  • 12. Perks.
  • 13. Perks.
  • 14. Perks.
  • 15. Perks.
  • 16. Perks.
  • 17. Fascination.
  • 18. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 19. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 20. Eureka moments The dull moments
  • 21. Eureka moments The dull months
  • 22. Eureka moments The dull months A problem worthy of attack proves its worth by fighting back.
  • 23. Eureka moments The dull months A problem worthy of attack proves its worth by fighting back.
  • 24. GradSchool
  • 25. “Natural” Talent
  • 26. Persistence & Patience (with yourself!)
  • 27. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 28. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 29. imagecredit.http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Chessboard.html
  • 30. imagecredit.http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Chessboard.html
  • 31. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 32. Why? Challenges Joys Mindset
  • 33. Breadthfirstordepthfirst?
  • 34. Theory “v/s” Practice
  • 35. If you find that you're spending almost all your time on theory, start turning some attention to practical things; it will improve your theories. If you find that you're spending almost all your time on practice, start turning some attention to theoretical things; it will improve your practice. Theory “v/s” Practice
  • 36. If you find that you're spending almost all your time on theory, start turning some attention to practical things; it will improve your theories. If you find that you're spending almost all your time on practice, start turning some attention to theoretical things; it will improve your practice. Donald Knu! Theory “v/s” Practice
  • 37. Come to terms with your limitations.
  • 38. Come to terms with your limitations. Research can be a very social activity.
  • 39. Come to terms with your limitations. Research can be a very social activity. Eccentricity is NOT a pre-requisite :)
  • 40. Come to terms with your limitations. Research can be a very social activity. Eccentricity is NOT a pre-requisite :) There’ll be plenty of room for other interests.
  • 41. It’s a lot of work...
  • 42. It’s a lot of work... ... and a lot of fun!