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

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What typesetters do with the submitted paper?

I am informed that submitted paper supposed to be sent to the typesetters today. I am advised to check the mails. Until now there is no acknowledgement except the first mail. I am curious about the ...
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What should I do if I submitted an article to a predatory journal?

Call it stupidity or bad luck but I am guilty of submitting my research article to a journal which is listed in Beall's List of Predatory Publishers. It is my first article and I don't have much ...
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Is it generally allowed to send a published paper to another conference but in a different format?

My paper is accepted for poster presentation for a conference. Is it allowed sent it again to other conferences without withdrawing it from first conference? I am looking for oral presentation.
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How are best reviewer awards given (in a computer science conference)?

I have often seen people(postdoc, etc.) listing in their CV or webpage that they were awarded best reviewer for conference X. I have recently been invited to become a reviewer for a conference, which ...
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Publishing at a venue without ACM/IEEE brand?

My PhD Supervisor asked me to submit one of my work at an upcoming International Conference. He is amongst the PC members. I was having a look at its PC members, the Advisory committee etc. It boasts ...
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Do non-English papers/publications have value in a CV which is going to be sent to an English company/university?

Some of the students are doing research in another language than English because they are living and studying in a non-English speaking country; they may be doing research in their mother-tongue ...
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How does a committee select received manuscripts for poster presentation?

What are the differences between papers that are chosen for presentation vs those which are accepted for poster presentation? Is one less reputable than the other one? How does a committee select ...
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Malfunctioning social media buttons on a conference website

The website of a conference that will take place soon (next month), offers social media buttons that should redirect the website visitor to the corresponding social media page or account, but when I ...
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Will my accepted paper appear in conference proceeding without presentation?

Will generally accepted papers appear in conferences proceeding without presentation? In particular my paper is accepted for this conference. In the conference web site they pointed out: "Accepted and ...
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Is it okay to ask a professor if he is going to attend a certain conference

I am planning to attend a prestigious conference in the near future, and I was wondering if a certain professor who I wish to meet and I would love to do my phd degree and research under his ...
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Is there added value in having your own presentation layout and using it consistently?

From the perspective of a Ph.D. student, how much of an added value is it to have your own presentation slides layout, that is used consistently throughout your Ph.D. conference presentations and ...
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I have an accepted conference paper with a major error in it, should I ask for it to be changed?

I have submitted a paper to a conference with a scientific error in it. Essentially I have a concept and I have claimed it works in two conditions. Actually it only works in one of them. Technically, ...
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Is acceptable for international conferences to use your own simulator in your paper?

I want to propose some approaches in wireless networks and I want to simulate it to prove that it is better than others; but I don't want use commonly-used simulators and I want to create new ...
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Is it a good idea to submit paper which is shorter than conference's page limit

I'm writing up a paper for an upcoming CS conference. The problem is my paper is 1 page shorter than the conference's page limit. This conference doesn't have any workshop to accept a short paper. ...
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Extended scientific abstract: should it include full results?

I'm writing an extended abstract for a conference prize. There are few instructions and it's the first time ever that I write one so I'm a little woried about it. The only restriction regards the ...
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What is the difference between a research paper and a student paper?

The i-Society conference calls for Research Papers, Student Papers, and Case Studies. What is the difference between a "research paper" and a "student paper"?
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Are there any journals or conferences that take into account the availability of the source code when selecting the papers to publish?

Quite too many times I have read in a research article claiming that the source code will be made available, and, when I look for it, it turns out that the source code still hasn't been released. Are ...
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Is it best to avoid all interactions with non-reputable or predatory journals?

Potentially predatory publishers and journals (as listed on Beall's list here (link) are springing up more and more often, but they do not always stick to journals and publishing articles. Some host ...
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How to present a review paper at a conference?

I sent an abstract of a review paper for oral presentation to a conference, and it was accepted. The presentation will be about the most important developments and contributions made in the last ...
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What does it mean that a conference is sponsored by ACM or IEEE?

Some conferences are established by IEEE and ACM, others by only one of them. I thought at first that such organizations somehow maintain a certain degree of high quality in the affiliated ...
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Advice wanted concerning students who have had run ins with the law.

I am a first year grad student with an expunged felony in the state of Arkansas. I am looking for advice on if and how I should communicate this with my adviser. The felony is due to a drug crime and ...
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Changes to work after paper submission

I am a PhD student in computer science and have submitted a paper to a conference which details my proposed architecture. However in the month or so since this paper has been submitted my architecture ...
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Is it okay to send a paper to a journal as well as for conference

Few months back I presented a paper in conference and sent the same for possible publication in the conference proceedings. I got no response for a long time and with the consent of my supervisor sent ...
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Maximum/reasonable number of authors for a (conference) paper

What is a reasonable number of authors a small conference paper should have? In my case, this is an interdisciplinary research paper and several people are linked to this work in one way or another. ...
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What to do when paper is deemed in scope for the conference but not for the proceedings?

I submitted a paper to a conference. I wasn't quite sure if my paper was within the scope of that conference (it seemed a judgement call), but it was accepted. I went to the conference, and after ...
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I discovered a mistake in my own published workshop paper, how do I handle errata?

I am PhD student and the main author of a research-in-progress report in computer science. The paper is already published at a workshop (in the proceedings, this is not a journal paper) and was ...
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My department is not concerned with publishing, is this a valid reason to move to a different one?

I received a scholarship from a funding organization to do my PhD. I chose a department within a reputable research center to do my PhD at, and I did start working there 2 months ago. My career ...
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How prestigious are the meetings of the Optical Society of America (OSA)?

Usually, and especially for the IEEE conferences, it is easy to know whether a conference is good or not. For example, top-tier, second-tier and third-tier conferences are known and agreed upon. For ...
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How often are poster presentations rejected from conferences?

I've never given any sort of presentation at a conference before, but I was under the impression that poster presentations are less prestigious and also much easier to get accepted. I submitted a ...
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Student Travel Grant = Volunteering; is it worth it?

I have a paper accepted to a conference and my adviser is willing to fully fund the trip. However, I am also eligible to apply for a "Student Travel Grant" (being a student author). Pros of getting ...
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Short papers at computer science conferences

What is the purpose of short papers at computer science conferences? I’m a first year PhD student. I spent a few months working with my supervisor on a long paper that we submitted to a conference. I ...
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Submitting an abstract late for a poster presentation

there is a conference that my advisor suggested that I attend and present at, but unfortunately as this was just suggested today, I missed the abstract submission deadline by about a week. I know ...
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How many times can you present the same material at different conferences before it becomes stale?

I just finished my PhD in Mathematics and am in between my PhD and postdoc positions. I was very fortunate to have the ability to present my research to seminars and conferences over the last couple ...
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What are the consequences of withdrawing an abstract from a conference?

I have submitted an abstract for a conference using some preliminary results. I read all the advice about how to write an abstract with no results and I didn't lie in my abstract—I just presented the ...
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Should the title be changed when converting a conference article into a journal article?

Recently, a (Springer) journal invited me to extend a (Springer) conference paper. The conference paper was published in April. After the extensions, I can submit the journal article as ...
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Is it advisable to attend a conference in Germany with talks by German presenters in English if you don't speak German?

There is an upcoming conference in Germany, all the talks will be in English, however all the listed participants are also German. Only speaking English I'm wondering if it would be inadvisable to go, ...
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Conference Travel Grant [duplicate]

I am an undergraduate student from Bangladesh. Two of my posters have been accepted at Sigmod undergraduate research poster competition. Now, I am looking forward to attend Sigmod. I will be ...
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Signed up for conference, having second thoughts

My advisor suggested that I should sign up for a conference, which I did - I now have to give a 15 minute talk. However, the conference is taking place very far from me (+20 hour flight), and I am ...
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Does a tutorial type conference submission differ significantly from a regular submission?

I work mainly with in silico method development and data analysis within biomedical research. For an upcoming conference I intend to go with a tutorial-type of submission instead of a "regular" ...
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Can non-reviewers influence the decision about a paper in a program committee?

In a Program Committee (PC), can PC members non assigned to a paper still have a look at it and make comments influencing the decision, assuming that the reviewing system allow them to access the ...
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Can I present a conference paper if I am not a researcher?

My graduate program is a non-research based. However, I am interested in writing and presenting a conference paper. Is it possible for me to do this even as I am not into research work?
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How much is submission acceptance to high-profile conferences influenced by internal politics?

I was speaking with several professors in my department about submission to high-profile conferences like CHI in human-computer interaction. Most of the professors were of the opinion that acceptance ...
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How to submit a talk to a conference – Starting with replying to a Call for Presentations

I have received a Call for Presentations for a conference and I have a topic that could be interesting to present. The Call for Presentations describe the various forms of presentations that one can ...
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Is it unethical for professional societies to offer conference discounts to members?

There is a recurring pattern I see in conferences organized by several professional associations. Two different conference fees are offered, X for members and Y for non-members, with Y>X. Often, the ...
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Is it possible to submit a conference paper without results?

I am writing a paper for my first conference which is actually about my MSc dissertation. In my dissertation I designed a system and tested it with a number of users however, I don't want to include ...
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Can I include in my CV the invitation to a conference I'm not sure to attend?

I have seen this question (Unable-to-attend conferences in CV), but the situation is a bit different. In my field, we don't usually submit papers for conferences. Rather, the organizers directly ...
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Submitting Long Papers versus Short Papers

I am new really to submitting papers for publication. I have an upcoming deadline for a conference. My paper seems to fit the guidelines for a long paper but it is closer to short paper length than ...
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How can you get to do a Short Oral Presentation at the International Congress of Mathematicians?

I am wondering, how hard or competitive is it to obtain a slot for short oral presentation(20-minute talk) at the International Congress of Mathematicians? Generally, how many slots are allotted for ...
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Is it advisable to self-advertise in conferences being on the job market

While giving presentations in conferences or talks in research meetings, is it ok to self-advertise that I'm on the job market (academic or industry)? Is it advisable or does it make more sense to ...
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When is the best time to get permission for putting others figures in the paper? (Conference vs. Journal)

My basic question is, should I get copyright permission for a figure before submitting a paper? However I realize there may be two different situations, and I'm not sure if they are different. ...