How to use the literature review for your research

Let’s talk about how to use a literature review for your research. I know that sometimes the amount of information available regarding a particular topic is overwhelming. Consequently if you are approaching research for the first time you may be disoriented and experience information overload. This is mainly due to these factors that are in…

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Human enhanced machine driven categorization: Thesis Proposal

Title: Human enhanced machine driven categorization (tentative) Mentor: Francesco Lelli Co-Supervisor Emiel Caron   Machines are better than human in executing repetitive and computational oriented tasks. However, humans are more flexible and can conceptualize and categorize information in a superior way. The candidate will investigate the proper way to combine both the world in the…

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Web 2.0 APIs for Grid Computing: Thesis Proposal

Title: Web 2.0 APIs for Grid Computing (tentative) Mentor: Francesco Lelli  Grid/ Cloud computing offers to their users a virtually unlimited computational infrastructure. Users usually interact with this system using a command line interface thus limiting its use to people that are familiar with computers. The goal of the thesis is to expose similar functionality…

6 Heuristics for Assessing the Quality of a Publication

This article is about heuristics for assessing the quality of a publication:  emphasis on Heuristics. Consequently, there will be always a case where these guidelines will be incorrect. Unfortunately, the alternative is been able to read and categorize all the scientific articles in the world; I am pretty sure that you do not have that much…

Setting Up the Proper Communication Tools with your Thesis Supervisor

Setting up the proper communication tools with your thesis supervisor is a necessary evil if you want to make sure that the time that you will spend with him/her will be constrictive and interesting. First of all let’s start with what you achieved so far and congratulation for reaching this stage in your studies! This…

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