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

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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 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 were of the form ...
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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 ...
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How do journal editors and reviewers view previously published conference paper?

I am submitting my paper to a journal, but a very small part of the work was previously presented in a quite prestigious international conference (although not the top). The journal policy allows for ...
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How are mathematics conference presentations usually done and what to expect from the question and answer component?

I'll be presenting at my first conference in 2 days, and I'm not really sure what I'm supposed to be doing, to be blunt. I was the second author in a paper that recently got published. So I more or ...
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Abstract-only presentation - How does it work?

I submitted an abstract for presentation in an international conference. The paper was accepted, but with a caveat. The organizers replied me that it is an abstract-only presentation. Please what do I ...
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What to do on finding a major flaw in a conference paper?

Most new findings in Computer Science are now published in conferences. While journals have some policy on reporting of errors in the papers that they have published, I have not seen any conferences ...
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Is it possible to send an extended version of a low-tier conference paper to a high quality journal?

In Computer Science, it is common for extended version of conference papers to be submitted to journals. In this case, is it relevant which conference the paper was published in, for acceptance to a ...
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As a session chair, how to familiarise oneself with the pronunciation of speakers' names?

The organisers of a conference have informed the session chairs what is expected from them. On the list of duties listed is for chairs to familiarise themselves in advance with the pronunciation of ...
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Ask a professor to attend a conference

I am an undergraduate student. In about a month, there will be a conference a professor of mine suggested that I go to. The subject of the conference is part of his research field and I am interested ...
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What's the point of conferences on a CV?

I've seen many academic CVs list the conferences the individual participated in, and I can't help but wonder how is this information useful? I can understand citing journal articles because this gives ...
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The benefits of the social connections made in attending a conference?

So I wanted to ask a question about the benefits of attending a conference and then found this: Advantages of attending a conference I realized from the answers that there are two advantages of ...
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Multiple paper submission deadline extension (three times in few days)

Important Announcement – Paper Submission Deadline Extension The paper submission deadline has been extended to May 25, 2015 June 1, 2015. This is the third extension of the deadline for the ...
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My paper has not been published because I did not show up for the conference presentation

My paper has not been published because none of the authors presented the paper. My supervisor (my co-author) was at the conference, but he did not show up to present. I can only assume he was tired ...
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Can portions of my PhD thesis be later submitted to conferences?

It's fairly standard to submit thesis chapters to journals. However, in my field (theoretical computer science) conference publication is much more important. Is there any problem with taking a ...
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Presented a paper in a conference, but my paper did not get published in proceeding

I presented a paper in a conference, but my paper did not get published in the proceedings. The authority said my paper was submitted late and could not be reviewed and therefore it was not published ...
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What do conference organizers expect from an invited speaker?

I am asking this because I am going to be a plenary speaker in a couple of months (this is not going to be my first invited/keynote/plenary talk, but for some reason I never stopped to think about ...
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What is the duration between a conference and its online proceedings?

I recently attended an IEEE conference and presented some work. Empirically, how long does it take for my paper to appear online? On both: live chat and the FAQs, I got the response that it may take ...
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Is it OK to submit a paper without asking your former supervisor?

It has been nearly four months since I finished my Master's degree and I do not yet have any publications. Around this time last year, I and my two thesis advisors submitted a paper to a conference ...