Useful advice from big names

On research methodologies

  • The Three Golden Rules for Successful Scientific Research (by Prof. E.W. Dijkstra) (Link)
  • You and Your Research (Prof. Richard Hamming) (Link)
  • Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students (by Prof. Stephen C. Stearns) (Link)
  • How to give a technical presentation (how to give a scientific talk) (by Prof. Michael Ernst) (Link)

On writing

  • The Most Common Habits from more than 200 English Papers written by Graduate Chinese Engineering Students. (Link)
  • Why I gave your paper a Strong Accept/ Why I gave your paper a Strong Reject (by Dr. Matt Welsh) (Link)/(Link)
  • How (and How Not) to Write a Good Systems Paper (by Dr. Roy Levin and David D. Redell) (Link)

Useful tools for researchers

Useful tutorials for CS students (especially on system research)