Post Reply  Post Thread 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 7 Votes - 4.43 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Universities based on CS specialization-New List
Author Message
RobinHood Pandey Offline
Career Consultant
*******


Posts: 922
Joined: Nov 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 56

Post: #1
Universities based on CS specialization-New List

Hello Folks
As you that there is one thread titled as same which contains the list of all the University Based on CS Specialization. But that thread was started by way back in 2008.Few Senior Members feel that this list is old and it should be updated.So I am calling all the seniors and alumni to chip in and contribute towards the making of new list for CS specialization.
You can find the thread here.

Please share your views here but try to make the thread as clean as possible.All irrelevant posts in this thread would be deleted.
Once we have the consensus I will modify my post and organize the whole list of Universities according to there Specialization.

Here is the list of concentrations:-

Algorithms, Computational Geometry etc.

Artificial Intelligence and allied fields
(If there is no specific sub-field mentioned, then there is work in multiple areas there)

Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and related areas

Computer Architecture

Databases and allied fields

Data Mining

Embedded Systems
(CS department only. Also look at the ECE thread, http://www.edulix.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=54794 which is the original source for this)

Formal Methods

Graphics and allied fields : Game Development

High Performance Computing

Human-Computer Interaction

Networks

Programming Languages, Compilers and related areas

Robotics

Scientific Computing

Security

Software Engineering

Systems (Operating Systems, Distributed Systems)

Theory


(This post was last modified: 06-18-2011 12:06 AM by RobinHood Pandey.)
06-17-2011 11:18 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
sushanthku Offline
Moderator
*******


Posts: 380
Joined: Sep 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 17

Post: #2
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

Data mining-
University of Minnesota,
University of texas, Austin


Only if you must see
To help u help yourself
^I am also known by mandarmunshi ^
06-17-2011 11:23 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
RobinHood Pandey Offline
Career Consultant
*******


Posts: 922
Joined: Nov 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 56

Post: #3
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

Programming Language :-
Northeastern University


06-17-2011 11:24 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
code_striker Offline
Tech. Administrator
*********


Posts: 378
Joined: Mar 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 32

Post: #4
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

Stony Brook University

Systems
Security

Not completely sure about Computer Vision / Graphics. Will let you know


My Profile evaluations are based on previous years pattern and views of university Alums.

So don't hold it against me if I have suggested that MIT is safe but you get a reject this year !!


http://www.edulix.com/infobank/show_prof...?uid=14355
06-17-2011 11:27 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
AV15 Away
Edulix PenTester
********
Edulix Distinguished Contributor

Posts: 365
Joined: Aug 2008
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 33

Post: #5
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

A lot of CS departments have security labs these days but I am listing Universities with specific Info Sec programs:
JHU-ISI
CMU-INI
Gatech
Purdue CERIAS
GMU
NEU
IUB
Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Iowa State
RIT
University of Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania State University

I can recall only these from top of head. Will add more soon.


Only PM me if something is Urgent, I check my PMs only once a week.
Info-Sec profile evals only.

Who r u they asked Buddha. I am he said. Not who I am. Just I am. In that singularity he saw infinity.
(This post was last modified: 06-17-2011 02:11 PM by AV15.)
06-17-2011 11:58 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
LM10 Offline
Super Moderator
********


Posts: 858
Joined: Mar 2010
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 52

Post: #6
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

More for security:

UCSD, UCI, NYU (Crypto especially), Columbia, USC


Software Engineering:

USC, CMU (MSSE)


SOP eval guidelines have changed. Please read this. Do NOT send me PMs requesting personal SOP reviews, they will be ignored.

Destination CMU

My VI
(This post was last modified: 06-17-2011 02:14 PM by LM10.)
06-17-2011 02:12 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Shinobi Offline
Edulix Senior Member
******


Posts: 1,590
Joined: Oct 2010
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 51

Post: #7
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

For Data Mining, UIC is tops because of Bing Liu.



Artificial Intelligence and related fields

Abbreviations:
ML - Machine Learning
NLP - Natural Language Processing
NN - Neural Networks
AI - All fields

Note: The universities below have not been specified in any order.

US
Carnegie Mellon University -Language Technologies Institute - Pioneering in this field. PhD Applicants are offered secondary masters in ML
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (AI)
Stanford University (ML)
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (ML)
University of Texas, Austin (ML,NN)
University of Maryland, College Park (ML,NLP)
University California, San Diego (ML,NLP)
Cornell University(ML)
Columbia University(ML)
Purdue University, West Lafayette(ML)
University of California, Irvine(AI)
University of Pennsylvania (ML)
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (ML,Reinforcement Learning)
University of Colorado, Boulder (NN)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (AI)
Ohio State University, Columbus(AI)
University of Illinois, Chicago (NLP)
Oregon State University (ML)
University of Georgia, Athens (AI)

Canada
University of Toronto (ML)
University of Alberta (ML)
University of British Columbia (ML)

Europe
University College, London (ML)
University of Manchester (AI)
University of Helsinki (AI)

P.S. Please give your inputs on this as well. Seniors, would need your inputs as well.

P.P.S From taro_curly's thread, could you post the various specializations in this thread as well so that if any specialization is missing, we can add it.

P.P.P.S Requesting all posters to mention full name of the university as this will really help out newbies


People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That's how they define "reality".

I do not evaluate profiles any more
(This post was last modified: 06-18-2011 03:30 AM by Shinobi.)
06-17-2011 03:36 PM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
RobinHood Pandey Offline
Career Consultant
*******


Posts: 922
Joined: Nov 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 56

Post: #8
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

Updated the first post.


06-18-2011 12:07 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
a7x Offline
Edulix Senior Member
******


Posts: 911
Joined: Apr 2008
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 43

Post: #9
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

For machine Learning :

1. CMU -- this place kicks arse at several kinds of ML. They have Tom Mitchell , who is now working on Never Ending Learning. They have a great stats department which has people like Wassermann, Lafferty. They have Christos Falostos ( check the spelling ) and Avrin Blum ( learning Theory) . They now have Aarti Singh as well. In one line, if you want to work in any sub-area of ML, go to this place ( assuming you get admitted)

2. Alberta -- statistically, this school has the 2nd highest number of professors working on ML. ( Note:statistically). But, the prima donna there is Reinforcement Learning.

3. Stanford -- Its stanford

4. UMass Amherst-- They have McCullum and now they have Hanna Wallach(beauty+brains). David Mimmo, James Allan and Bruce Croft ( in case IR is your thing)

5. Toronto -- Brendan Frey and his lab, Radford Neal,Geoff Hinton ( Deep Learning ) and his lab . This place is goooood.

6. University College London -- Gatsby Lab is what makes this place good at ML(Mostly Graphical Models,non parametric methods et al). They also have David Barber who is doing good work on Time Series Analysis.

7. UBC -- Has Kevin Murphy, Nando De Freitas, Laks Lakshamanan ( off the top of my head).

I will keep adding more as i get time . But, i would suggest that whoever suggests universities, should atleast add a few prof names and also add any other info that maybe relevant. Saying that some place is good at ML is a very vague statement. ML is huge . Similarly, saying some place is good at AI also is a very vague statement. Please add specific details if possible.

8.


Rarely on Edulix. If you need AI/ML help, someone will help you reach out.

Good luck with your applications, and if you are ever in Vancouver, let me know.
06-18-2011 02:57 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
code_striker Offline
Tech. Administrator
*********


Posts: 378
Joined: Mar 2009
Unisearch: Link
Reputation: 32

Post: #10
RE: Universities based on CS specialization-New List

from where you got this data ?

State University of New York, Stony Brook (NLP) ShockedShocked Ye kab hua
There are a few Profs working in this field but still its not that great yet.


I think there is a thread by AV15 or Theo in which all the Alum and current students are chipping in to clean Univ specific threads and profile evaluation. You should take their input also as they know things better.


My Profile evaluations are based on previous years pattern and views of university Alums.

So don't hold it against me if I have suggested that MIT is safe but you get a reject this year !!


http://www.edulix.com/infobank/show_prof...?uid=14355
(This post was last modified: 06-18-2011 03:11 AM by code_striker.)
06-18-2011 03:09 AM
Find all posts by this user Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply  Post Thread 


View a Printable Version
Send this Thread to a Friend
Subscribe to this thread
Forum Jump:
Powered By MyBB Copyright © 2002-2018 MyBB Group