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Any reason Jelinek didn't do his groundbreaking NLP work at a LAC?
Suppose you wanted to combine CS with Geology in a double major.
Some of the Keck Consortium LACs would seem to be good for that
Would they compare well in CS and geology to the small schools with "Mines" or "Mining" in their names?
What data point, the Jelinek one? I didn't bring that up, someone else did and I disagreed with the premise, that someone studying under him at JHU gets a PHd there and becomes a professor at a LAC where you're doing your CS undergrad, is as good as studying CS at a school like JHU itself.
You have a better chance of learning more about CS - how it's used in business to solve problems, how its impacted by hardware, etc. at a tech oriented school (MIT, CMU, Cal Tech) or RU, private or public (Stanford, Michigan, Berkeley, Illinois, Cornell, JHU, Penn) than a LAC.