Professor and Associate Chair
Director, Data Intensive Distributed Computing Laboratory
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
338-J Davis Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-2000
Email: tkosar (at) buffalo.edu
Useful Links & Resources
Jim Gray sketched out an argument that computing was fundamentally transforming the practice of science. Dr. Gray called the shift a “fourth paradigm.”
This non-commercial "practical guide" has been created to assist in the crafting, implementing and defending of a graduate school thesis or dissertation.
Great advice on the application and interview process in academia from Jon Dantzig, the chair of the faculty recruiting committee at UIUC's Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department.
A tongue-in-cheek presentation of how to have a bad career in research and alternatives to a bad career by David Patterson.
Impact of the CS conferences is estimated using the average citation rate.
An attempt to gather year-over-year statistics for some of the major CS conferences.