Padmashree Ravindra's Blog

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Did my undergrad in Bangalore, India, worked for a software company for two years and came to NCSU for a Masters degree. I have always enjoyed programming and transitioned from BASIC to C / C++ and Java. I am currently a Ph.D student in the department of Computer Science. My area of interest is scalable analytical processing techniques for semantic graph structured data.
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music, movies, volunteering

When was the first time you used a computer? What did you think of computers then, and how has your outlook evolved over time?

October 8, 2011

Hmm...I guess I was in my 1st grade, studying at Mangalore, India. At that time, my parents worked at a bank and did most of their clerical work using type-writers. Only the managers and specially trained staff had access to computers. Around 1989-1990 is when my dad bought a ...

STARS Reflection April 2011

April 7, 2011

How are your current academic goals developing?Good. Trying to figure out research plan for the next couple of months. How is your STARS project progressing?We have completed 5 sessions at USCRI. We did notice a decrease in the number of students down the semester. Some of the students ...

STARS Reflection April 2011

April 7, 2011

How are your current academic goals developing?As of March 26th, going great! Done with my qualifier exam :) How is your STARS project progressing?We did see a decrease in the no. of participants but the ones who have beem regular are progressing really well Has STARS mentoring been helpful ...

STARS Reflection March 2011

March 10, 2011

How are your current academic goals developing?Going good. Been a hectic last 2 weeks! Had a camera-ready submission which kept me busy! How is your STARS project progressing?We will be having our 3rd session (USCRI computer literacy session) this Saturday. The students have been responding quite well! Has ...

STARS Reflection February 2011

February 20, 2011

How are your current academic goals developing?Going to be a busy next month :) How is your STARS project progressing?Just had our first session with USCRI. Had 15 students from different ethnical background. It was an interesting session! Has STARS mentoring been helpful lately?Not been involved in mentoring ...