Personal Examples of the Research Cycle and the Research Iceberg Analogy

The Research Process and the Iceberg. Above water: The published work. Below water: The unseen effort. The unseen effort consists of an iterative cycle of: (1) identifying potential projects, (2) selecting which problems to work on, (3) working on those problems, (4) refining the work for publication, and (5) dealing with setbacks along the way.
The Research Process and the Iceberg. Photo of iceberg copyright Andreas Weith under CC BY-SA 4.0; obtained from Wikipedia. Changes include cropping, adding text, and adding a spiral.
Image of Lesley Stahl and Kathleen Fisher driving our research vehicle for 60 Minutes (image from CBS News). In this image, Lesley Stahl attempted to stop the car by pressing the brake pedal before hitting the cones.
Image of Lesley Stahl and Kathleen Fisher driving our research vehicle for 60 Minutes (image from CBS News). Our research team discovered security vulnerabilities that would allow remote parties to disable the car’s brakes. In this image, Lesley Stahl attempted to stop the car by pressing the brake pedal before hitting the cones.

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Tadayoshi (Yoshi) Kohno is a professor in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. His homepage: https://homes.cs.washington.edu/~yoshi/.

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Tadayoshi (Yoshi) Kohno is a professor in the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. His homepage: https://homes.cs.washington.edu/~yoshi/.

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