Notes on a very un-scientific experimentRead more >
Hello! I'm Joseph Billingsley.
I am a PhD student at the University of Exeter studying resource allocation in virtualised networks. I also bake pies, ride horses and jump out of planes.
Writing a good academic paper is a lot of work. When I started I found it difficult to work out exactly how I was meant to go about it. There is a lot of good information on the available on the surface requirements: layout, spelling, presentation etc but there are other deeper aspects that are as essential but often forgotten. To have a chance of getting accepted in a good conference or journal a paper must be:Read more >
For around the last two months I’ve been running some tests evaluating a bunch of different algorithms and seeing how they perform when subjected to a range of challenging tests. The aim: to see where they fail, where they succeed and get some ideas of how to improve them.Read more >
...or how I wish someone had explained it when I started.Read more >