How I had secured a research associate position during my PhD and moved to Germany?

man in white lab coat doing an experiment

Research internships provide an intensive exposure to reach academia and may play a crucial role in making the tough decision of whether or not to pursue a career in research, particularly pursuing a Ph.D. degree. When I look back, I realize that my first internship at IIT Kharagpur for my Bachelor’s played a significant role. … Read more

What is Brand Personality, Online Reputation Monitoring, Consumer Psychology

branding-paint strokes cover photo

In the era of digital marketing, it is becoming increasingly challenging for organizations to position their brand uniquely and differentiate from competitive product lines. In order to achieve that, organizations target a set of humanlike qualities (or a personality) across all their marketing campaigns. This is known as brand personality. For example, Red Bull portrays … Read more

How to follow a top-tier Computer Science conference

Attending and presenting your work at a conference is one of the major highlights of the journey to becoming an independent researcher. Be it a national or an international venue, conferences provide the opportunity to present your work before a large audience. The journey from a research project idea to paper acceptance and finally oral … Read more

Bibliographic Citations and Cross-referencing in Latex

yellow tassel

While writing an academic paper in Latex, you will definitely need to learn to use references for linking different sections of your paper like subsections, tables, or figures, or for citing an external resource like a paper, website, or codebase. In Latex, there are broadly three types of references: bibliographic citations, cross-references, and keyword shortcuts. … Read more

Top 10 Conference Shared Tasks/ Data competitions

Article Summary In this post, I am going to explore a quite different and upcoming genre of competitions as well as certain conference workshops. This is usually referred to as “Data Challenges” or “Data Competitions”. This is really a beautiful development as it from beforehand provides 3 major advantages.  Main advantages for a researcher a … Read more

Technical presentation examples

Presenting your research work or weekly progress to a large audience or to your supervisor is an important skill to learn. Practical tips and good presentation practices will help you make an awesome technical presentation. In this article, I will provide a list of presentation slides that I have delivered to date at different venues, … Read more

Writing papers using Latex – Part 2

crop female designer drawing on paper sheet

After you have gone through the gruesome as well as the exciting task of completing your experiments and getting somewhat positive results for your research publication(maybe even your first). The next step is to prepare it for paper submission at a conference or journal. By now, you should have a working Latex environment and the … Read more

Writing papers using Latex – Part 1

a woman studying inside the library

After you have gone through the gruesome as well as the exciting task of completing your experiments and getting somewhat positive results for your research publication(maybe even your first). The next step is to prepare it for paper submission at a conference or journal. Most conferences will follow the proceedings template of either ACM (generally, … Read more

How to prepare your first technical/research presentation

Preparing effective presentations in limited time  If it is your first time or you have very little time to get the job done, it might feel like a daunting task. Parallel to this, I also cover the different steps in writing a paper(Part 1) to prepare for paper submission in a conference or workshop(Part 2).   Quick … Read more