Robots in Hiring Committees
When I sit in a hiring committee, I ask myself: is it even possible to predict who's going to be a good scientist by looking at a CV? It turns out that yes, it is possible.
A piece in Nature on the delicate topic of measuring scientists productivity. Daniel Acuna, Konrad Kording and I tried to predict the future h-index of neuroscientists. You can find the article here:
Daniel E. Acuna, Stefano Allesina & Konrad P. Kording
Future impact: Predicting scientific success
Nature 489, 201–202
Nature has an editorial on this work:
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