https://csresearch101.netlify.app/

 

Shashank

https://shashank-srikant.github.io/

 

Neeldhara

https://neeldhara.com/

 

October 31, 2022 to November 5, 2022

CS Research 101

https://csresearch101.netlify.app/

 

 

Context + Origin story

CS Research 101

WArm-up poll

https://forms.gle/Fq1pQsRxSFkxR3scA

WHY this course

End of high school

Typical trajectory

Love science

2nd, 3rd year of UG

?

Final year of UG

Don't care

Final year of UG

Typical trajectory

Job for the next five years

Switch to a higher salary

MBA, IAS, MS, etc.

Don't care

Don't care

Final year of UG

Typical trajectory

Job for the next five years

Switch to a higher salary

MBA, IAS, MS, etc.

Don't care

Don't care

This is fine!

Students with ug research opportunities

- Desperate to get a letter of recommendation

- Want to engage in multiple projects so that it looks "good" on CVs

Have no idea about research

STUDENTS WITHout UG RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

WHY this course

Quick question

 

What % of students in a batch choose to pursue research on avg

WHY this course

WHY this course

WHY this course

WHY this course

WHY this course

WHY this course

- Course webpage: https://csresearch101.netlify.app/

Everything is on that page.

 

- Let us know if you spot any inconsistencies:

Use the discord server

 

- If you haven't registered, that's fine! Tell your friends, get them to sit in. We value your feedback.

Logistics

why am i here?

WHY AM I HERE?

WHY AM I HERE?

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What is this course not?

What is this course not?

WHat then?

- Introspective: gets you to deliberate on multiple factors:

 

- separate romantic notion of doing research vs. realities of it

 

- get a real sense for where you are in this journey and a direction you need to head in to get more out of it.

 

- Will only shows you a rough path. You have to instantiate things to fit your constraints.

WHY this course

3 Sections

how have we organized this course

2 modules in each section

importance of research

You tell us

importance of research

importance of research

is research for me?

is research for me?

DISCLAIMER

 

None of these mean that there's something lacking in you.

what if i don't like research?

Totally fine!

how do i start off?

Take your coursework seriously. Best place to start your journey

 

Some topics will stick and some won't: that's fine

 

Goal: get a good understanding of breadth of topics, and poke a few to go deeper

how do i start off? goal

Move from a romantic notion of a subject to a concrete one

 

Catch: Might be hard

I find some topics very fascinating but I suck at them

I find some topics very fascinating but I suck at them

Move from a romantic notion of a subject to a concrete one

CS Research 101: Part 1

By Neeldhara Misra

CS Research 101: Part 1

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