Results of Machine-Learning Student Survey: Career Paths (Machine-Learning Engineer vs. Data Scientist vs Software Engineer vs. ...) (TCD Dublin, Ireland)

Career Choices: Machine-Learning Engineer vs. Software Engineer vs. Product Manager … [What Machine-Learning Students Think/Like/Know/Are …]

The top careers for the machine-learning students were machine-learning engineer (16%), software engineer (16%), business start-up founder (14%), and data scientist (13%). However, also careers in project management (10%), research (9%) and consultancy (8%) were interesting to some students. “Business manager” was the least attractive career to the machine-learning students. Read more…

Results of Machine-Learning Student Survey: Programming Languages (TCD Dublin, Ireland)

General Computer Science Knowledge: Machine Learning vs. Databases vs. Writing vs. Research [What Machine-Learning Students Think/Like/Know/Are …]

On average, the machine-learning students had average knowledge in databases and general writing (around 3 out of 5 points), below-average knowledge in writing research papers (1.9 out of 5 points), and little knowledge in machine learning (1.5 out of 5). The little knowledge about machine learning is not surprising though, Read more…

Two of our papers about citation and term-weighting schemes got accepted at iConference 2017

Two of our papers about weighting citations and terms in the context of user modeling and recommender systems got accepted at the iConference 2017. Here are the abstracts, and links to the pre-print versions: Evaluating the CC-IDF citation-weighting scheme: How effectively can ‘Inverse Document Frequency’ (IDF) be applied to references? In Read more…