An academic gathering for researchers, scientists, engineers, etc. to present and discuss their work and mutual academic interests.

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Is it necessary to submit papers to IEEE conference which are PDF Express Plus approved?

I submitted one of my papers to an IEEE conference: NGCT 2015 which is supposed to be happening soon (the final paper submission deadline is gone) and I had submitted my paper in PDF format, written ...
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Is it inappropriate to decline presenting paper on behalf of someone else (outside my expertise)?

I have been requested to present a complex paper outside of my own expertise at an upcoming conference. I have rejected this invitation on two occasions stating reasons such as: Not my expertise My ...
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Best aspect ratio for conference presentations?

As it is relatively easy to setup an arbitrary aspect ratio for my Beamer presentation, I am wondering what would be the best aspect ratio for my presentation slides? I think the 4:3 aspect ratio ...
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Conferences or journals that accept conceptual papers [closed]

I have done extensive research and design on a storage level product. The conceptual design has been completed but I have not got around to implementing a prototype and this might not happen in a ...
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Kavli Frontiers of Science: is it a worthwhile use of one's time?

I recently received an invitation to a "U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium." I have to be honest, when I first received it, I kind of thought it was conference spam, but investigating further, ...
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Double-Blind policy at ACM ICMR conference [closed]

I would like to know the norms for the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Research (ICMR) regarding double-blind review. The following instructions are given to the authors on its latest 2015 ...
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Permanent document identifier requirement for DBLP indexing?

First of all we are holding a conference which is the 12th year of this conference. All english papers of this conference from the 7th year are indexed in IEEE, however for the first 6 years there ...
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How best to approach an industry based research program at another university (with independent ideas)

I am an engineering masters by coursework student. For my final project I have implemented something I have since found is a current topic of research for another university (their project aim aligns ...
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How to ask dumb questions

I am having trouble asking questions in seminars, conferences, and public talks. As a graduate math student I often fail to keep up with speaker and more mature members of the audience at events like ...
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As a presenter, should I attend all days of conference?

Recently, I have a paper accepted at an IEEE conference, and I am supposed to present my paper orally at the conference. The programs have been released, and it is a four day conference. I am ...
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Is it OK to publish the slides for a conference paper on a personal Web site?

Due to copyright issues, I cannot provide the full-texts of my conference publications on my personal Web site. Can I make the presentations of these publications available on my Web site?
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Results Presented in Conferences and Their Publication

I'm planning to go a large Earth Science conference (couple thousand attendees expected) that does not result in refereed publications. Some other fields (like Computer Science) have conferences that ...
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Conference is on the Yom Kippur holiday [closed]

After doing well at science fair, I started working with an extremely nice professor at the local university who encouraged me to submit my work to the relevant conference. I was rejected at large, ...
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Do presentations at large conferences typically include acknowledgements at the end? [duplicate]

At large national conferences, do people usually include an acknowledgements slide at the end that thanks the people who helped the research along the way? I'm a graduate student presenting at a ...
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What is a short CV?

I have been asked to help teach a one-week class (a scientific conference-type class in Italy). I am one of about six other teachers involved. The organizer has asked me to send a "15-line CV" for ...
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Should a conference paper in a journal be considered a journal article?

I have recently been doing a revision in my CV. I organized my publications into "Peer-reviewed journal articles", "Peer-reviewed conference papers", "Other published papers" ... My dilema is which ...
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Supervisor wants my paper in another conference but i have paid for travel for the current one

My supervisor want the paper in a another huge conference where all the funding are given and its more valid than the current accepted one. But I have paid all my air fares and hotel fares for the ...
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How to publish new results for a paper under review?

I recently sent a paper for review to a conference whose results will be out in 4-5 months. In last few days to the deadline, I've been tuning one subsystem, which didn't work out by the deadline. I ...
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How to highlight a novel dataset creation in a research paper?

I'm currently working on a minor problem in information extraction. The idea behind the system is relatively simple and contains small modifications of existing algorithms. However in the process, I ...
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What is a brief announcement?

What is a brief announcement in terms of accepted conference papers? For an example, see here
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Is it ok to mention my upcoming post during my conference presentation?

I was recently appointed to a new post (at a much better university) and my affiliation will change in a couple of months. I have to attend a conference next week and present work carried out with my ...
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My conference paper got rejected. Will it be bad for my PhD performance?

I'm a PhD student. A paper for a conference got rejected. I haven't met my professor yet to discuss about it. But is it bad for my PhD performance? I mean, probably the professor will not trust my ...
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Avoiding conferences: Potential effects on an academic career and mitigation strategies

The following question is triggered by reading this recent question as well as by a recent case of an organizing committee member approaching me with invitation to present at a well-known (at least, ...
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Is it normal to go to a conference/workshop without a publication?

I started my PhD not long ago, and I have heard some of my colleagues something to the effect of since they did not get their submission to some conference accepted, they will not be going to that ...
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AAAI review criteria

I am submitting my first paper ever to AAAI and I really would like it to be accepted, but I feel like it is not good enough. Can anyone tell me the criteria they use so I can tweak my paper to ...
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Should I reply to Travel Grant Award Notification?

Do I reply to travel grant chair for notifying me approval of my travel grant award application for a conference? (Thanking him/her.. etc) What is my appropriate action? Or is it not really expected ...
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Is it reasonable to purchase a professionally designed logo/brand for a research group?

I have seen a few research groups that have a "stylized" look, including a logo/slide template that is used by the PI and his/her students. [My particular research area is adjacent to computer ...
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Asking to not present in a conference on Saturday

I am about to submit a paper to a conference. I just found out that the conference falls in Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Since I am an observant Jew, I don't want to present on Saturday. ...
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What is appropriate number of keywords for conference paper?

What is appropriate or reasonable number of keywords in a conference paper (in computer network/security topics)?
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Publishing an idea that came up on a conference?

Some weeks ago I went to a conference with some of the leading minds in my field of research. One of the speakers (professor A) mentioned a problem that bothered him and that was unsolved up to that ...
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Why are some conferences no longer indexed by Scopus?

I have seen in Scopus that there are some conferences that are still running nowadays, but they not longer appear indexed on Scopus. For example, in the field of Computer Science I see that the ICCSIT ...
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Is it normal for an academic conference to ask for a revised abstract before paper acceptance?

I applied for an academic conference and inquired about international travel stipends. I later received an email stating that they were interested in accepting my paper but wanted an elaborated ...
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Submitting paper to journals and/or conferences in different fields

I know there have been numerous questions on this site discussing the submission of papers to a conference and a journal (simultaneously and subsequently), but I'm curious about a slightly different ...
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I believe a program committee chair committed misconduct by withholding reviews until after registration. Can I report him?

I thought a lot before asking this question until i felt it deserves to be raised and answered. I recently had a bad experience with a conference that is indexed by a leading association in my ...
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What order should I list author affiliations on a conference poster?

First and foremost, as the title suggests, in what sort of order should I put author affiliations on the poster? Alphabetical? First author's affiliation, then alphabetical, or some other way (and do ...
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How much should I adapt a paper to fit an alternative conference?

Me and my research buddies have written this paper, summarizing and drawing conclusions from a proof-of-concept we've coded and tested. This paper regards several fields or subjects in (applied) ...
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How to cite a conference paper with no pagination?

I want to cite a conference paper that is in IEEE format. Unfortunately, the paper doesn't have any page range and volume number as I've downloaded it. Here you can see the paper that I want to ...
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Weak Survey as Poster?

My question is related to the fact that at a specific conference, if a submission is rejected then the reviewers may instead recommend that it be presented as a poster session. Specifically, consider ...
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Including conferences in the CV of an undergraduate student

Do you think it is important to include a list of attended conferences in your CV when you are an undergraduate student? And what about the seminars you have attended which did not provide you with a ...
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How common is it for a paper to be wrong?

I am a student in computer science and I recently started working on my M.Sc. thesis. Now I am reading a 2011 paper with about 170 citations that was published in a well-known conference. In part of ...
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Is an institution or a supervisor necessary to make a submission? [duplicate]

I am a motivated student and I had a well running project with a nice exposé presentation at a conference. I could do some more work on this and publish further papers, but eventually I would like to ...
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What is the difference between keynote, invited, and oral conference presentations?

I'm a PhD student, and I'll soon be presenting some of my work at a conference. In the program, my presentation is labeled "invited" while others have "oral" and others "Keynote". I am a bit confused, ...
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What is a PhD forum? Is it similar to short paper submission?

I am a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering and I have been looking at submitting a paper to one particular conference I wanted to go to. In the end, I have missed the deadline for full paper ...
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Impact of the quality of a presentation in a conference on the number of citations the corresponding article receives

Is there any research/study that looked at the impact of the quality of a presentation in a conference on the number of citations the corresponding article receives? (quality in terms of form, not the ...
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When can I withdraw a paper accepted by a conference?

I recently got my paper accepted by a "look-descent" conference (indexed by ACM, a leading association in CS). Now, I am considering to withdraw the paper for some considerations, yet, need to know ...
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Proof error found in accepted conference paper - what to do?

I am a 3rd-year computer science PhD student and I have recently written and submitted a paper to a theoretical conference. It has been accepted; but the reviews were not very in-depth. Usually they ...
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Does a low acceptance rate imply quality?

I am presenting a paper in a conference with a 20% acceptance rate. However the conference is just 3 years old and does not figure in the tiered rating system for conferences in my field Computer ...
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Does presenting results in conference and publishing in unreviewed proceedings prevent better publications?

Recently I have been attending a couple of conferences/workshops, presenting my latest results in oral and poster sessions. I really enjoyed doing that and the following live discussions. However ...
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Two Papers Accepted. Co-authors presenting

I am a first-year PhD student and I have two accepted publications as a first author since the start of my program. The thing is I thought I would be the one to travel to the conferences and present ...
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Accepting organizing duties in a year…but waiting for a new position

This question is strongly linked to a previous question of mine: Tenured position to be started very soon…what to do with the old affiliation Roughly speaking, my situation is the following: I am a ...