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tjpro 11 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite

Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is just a list of professors who have sent book suggestions to Dorado List.

Nobody is saying that these are top professors, only that they suggested some books to the curators of this project.

Further, there is no one single dimension you can rank the 'best' professor on.

The two main dimensions would be Research and Teaching. A third might be Public Engagement. But there's not much correlation between these.

When I was doing my PhD in Physics I've seen professors doing brilliant research but horrible at teaching or explaining concepts in an understandable way.

Richard Feynmann was a rare exception excelling in all three dimensions above.

By the top professors, I meant world-renown, so they are well known in their fields. For example, I know that Alan Oppenheim is well known in DSP and Signal Processing community.

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