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

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What does it mean when one month after submitting a paper we receive a request for clarification?

We submitted a paper more than one month ago, today we are asked to clarify one question in our paper. Does that mean the paper is just on the borderline right now?
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While presenting a paper written by more than a single author, who gets the credit for the paper presentation?

I am a beginner in research papers and don't know much about it. Is it only the presenter? Or, do all the authors receive some credit?
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How important is a rebuttal for a top conference (CS)?

After the first review process, could the rebuttal totally change the reviewers' minds, i.e. from accept to reject or the other way around?
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Conference acceptance process is “random” — is it any less so for journals? [duplicate]

A recent experiment at the NIPS conference in computer science basically shows that more than half of the papers appearing at the conference would be rejected if the review process were rerun. Is the ...
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Should I apply for financial assistance to go to conferences?

Many conferences offer some form of financial assistance, covering travel, registration, accommodation, or combinations thereof. My university will only pay for one conference travel expenses over ...
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Is it acceptable to submit papers anonymously to Computer Science conferences that don't ask for anonymity?

Normally, a CS conference will give a clear indication in its Call For Paper (or in its submittion instruction) if the peer review of the conference is blind. However, if an author forget the ...
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Is there a required number of publications for obtaining a PhD in your country? [closed]

Is there a specific number? Does the type of publications matter: National conference proceeding, International conference proceeding, peer-reviewed journal paper, paper in journal with certain ...
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How do we explain a timing diagram in a technical talk?

One of my slides of my presentation at a technical conference includes a timing diagram. I have to explain the functionality of the read/write operation with the help of this figure. I have maximized ...
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What happens if a conference doesn't get enough submissions?

A fairly well known yearly conference is being hosted in a location this year. It turns out this location probably isn't the best and is impacting submissions. Proceedings are being published in a ...
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How thoroughly do referees review papers submitted to theoretical computer science conferences?

Theoretical computer science conferences usually have a review period of about two months. Programming committee members have potentially dozens of papers to review, alongside their regular day jobs. ...
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What's the meaning of “first-page-first order”?

Recently I prepared to submit to a conference of IEEE. In the requirements of submission, it indicated that: PDF and Postscript files: must not have Adobe Document Protection or Document ...
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Sending M.Sc. dissertation to a big conference

I am a very recent Ph.D. student (since October 2014), and the deadline date of the conference in which I want to participate is quite near. I don't want to miss the conference, but as I am so new in ...
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Steps for creating a scientific journal

I have organized several times some international conferences on my field (computational chemistry), where accepted proceedings are afterwards evaluated again for it submission to a special issue of a ...
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How to request an extension for submission to a conference?

I am writing a few research papers for an upcoming conference and things have been going decently. But I could really use more time to analyze my papers. I am new to writing and this entire ...
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Submitting to conference without intention to present

I did a master's degree in computer science and wrote a thesis. I'm interested in submitting the work in my thesis to a second-tier conference in my research area -- if it is accepted, it will be a ...
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Can I include an Author URL as part of the Paper Document's Author block, for an IEEE Conference Paper?

I have an OrcId. When I publish papers, for example to IEEE conferences, I'd like to include my OrcId URL, in addition to my email (in case my email changes and for collecting search results). Is is ...
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How to organize content of slides for a conference presentation?

I am going to attend my first IEEE conference on Electronic Design/Verification and am feeling quite nervous about my first oral presentation. I want to make sure to "sell" my point and ensure all ...
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Can I send my accepted research paper to IEEE conferences?

My paper in IEEE Transactions journal got accepted one month ago. I wonder if I can modify it a little bit (changing the test case and remove one contribution of the paper out of 3)? If yes, How much ...
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A researcher that I know organizes a symposium within a strange conference and has asked me to go. What is the appropriate etiquette for declining?

I have been invited to a symposium related with my research field within a conference devoted to a broad area in Mathematics, not really associated with my field. This symposium is organized by a ...
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Resusing my own poster abstract for another conference

I have to write an (poster-) abstract for a conference in April. Back in November I already wrote an abstract for a similar conference. Since I have not gained many new results on the same research ...
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Does mathematical sophistication play a role during paper review?

I am currently in the process of writing a paper for an international conference in image-processing area. One thing that bothers me somewhat is that the mathematical formulation I use is ...
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Style guide for academic conference talks

Is there a comprehensive style guide aimed at academic slideshow-type talks? Googling has given me random style suggestions from various sources of dubious credibility. Most give obvious information, ...
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What is the meaning of “In Proceedings Of …”?

I saw the phrase “In Proceedings Of ...” many times on Google Scholar. What is the meaning of that? For example, “In Proceedings of the International Conference of ...”. Does that mean that you send ...
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How beneficial is speaking at non-academic conferences to future computer science career?

How beneficial is speaking (or holding a workshop) at non-academic software development conferences (like PyCon, Strange Loop or LambdaConf) to future computer science career (applying to PhD and ...
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Given a downloaded PDF of a publication, is there any way to detect if it's a journal or conference paper?

I have some downloaded papers and I am going to store journals and conferences in separate folders. My problem is that by having a simple look at the PDF file, I cannot detect if that paper is journal ...
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put the non English conference article on Google Scholar Or Academia edu Or Research Gate profile

Is it OK to put your non English internal conference or journal paper on Google scholar? and also change the title of it to its English title?
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What are the benefits of a poster award?

What are the benefits of poster awards? Is being awarded at a conference really useful for one's career (e.g. when applying for a PhD or a job) or is it just scene? In other words: Can I say that ...
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List of reputable conferences for Computer Science [closed]

I want to find a tool/website that lists all the reputable conferences in CS, such as IEEE and ACM conferences. It could send me a note if a new CFP is posted and alert me when deadlines are coming ...
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How to know if the ICNAAM conference is good? [closed]

I have received an invitation to participate in a symposium within the International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics (link). The symposium is organized by a professor that is ...
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Should I rewrite completely an extended paper?

If I submitted a paper on a conference, and now a special journal about that conference has asked for submit extended versions of our previous work; I was wondering if I should rewrite completely the ...
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How long should I wait for an IEEE conference proceeding?

I have an accepted paper in TrustCom 2014. The conference was held several months ago. However I could not find any information regarding the proceedings. They do not answer email. Is it normal? In ...
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Is it acceptable to change affiliation to new employer when submitting an updated manuscript when old employer provided limited research support?

Background: I have published a paper with no co-authors in a CS workshop a few months ago. I have put as my affiliation the place in which I was lecturing at that time, say university X. The work was ...
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What can I do to be able to understand conference presentations?

(I wish to remain anonymous, so I've omitted many details here. If those details make this question unanswerable, please don't hesitate to vote it down or close it.) I've been a PhD student in ...
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“Do you need travel support?” Questions on Conference Applications

I am applying for conferences now for the first time while I have my own grant. My grant is mainly for my living stipend but has some money set aside for travel over 4 years. I am starting to apply ...
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How to tell my supervisor that I have severe phobia of flying?

The phobia of flying is discouraging me to travel for conferences, although quite a number of them are very good opportunities for me to "market" the researches of our lab and of mine. Apparently, I ...
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What do I do if my results are not ready before a conference?

My supervisor encouraged me to apply for a conference presentation, as he had funding for me to go. The problem was that I had no results at the time, since the conference date was six months after ...
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How to decide whether to publish your paper in conference proceedings, as a journal article, or as a book chapter?

I thought that this simple question has been already asked here on Academia, but it seems to that it did not happen (or, I was not able to find it). So, I will ask it. You have accomplished some good ...
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Is it right to submit a conference abstract knowing that I will not attend but my advisor will give my talk instead?

My postdoc finished 9 months ago. My former supervisor has asked me to submit an abstract on my work to a conference next year. No-one intends that I will attend the conference. My ex-supervisor has ...
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What to do about questions that are designed to embarrass the speaker?

I've attended a lot of seminars and lectures by now, and it's typical for the chair of the seminar to offer audience members a chance to ask questions of the speaker about their work after the ...
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How should I facilitate a panel discussion?

I've been asked to facilitate a panel discussion at a conference I'm presenting a paper at in a few weeks, and I'm thrilled at the idea, but I really have no idea what to do. I've never facilitated a ...
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Can you list a “last-minute” invited talk on your CV?

A session at an annual professional society meeting that I regularly help to organize includes an "invited" talk to anchor the session. Some years, the invited speaker is unable to attend the meeting ...
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Is consent required by law to take a picture or to record audio / video of a conference talk in France?

Provided that the conference does not explicitly prohibit unauthorized audio and visual recordings of the presentations, and ignoring ethical/political/any other non-legal issues. I am aware of the ...
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In the context of a review of an academic paper, what does “technical accuracy” mean?

I have been asked to review an academic conference paper for a computer science conference. One of the elements of the review must contain a review of Technical Accuracy. What does this mean exactly? ...
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Possible to Reliably Find Editorial Board for the Conference Proceedings?

I am in the process of submitting thesis corrections and attempting to add sufficient reference information for our school's Thesis Office. They are requesting that I add in the Editor's for ...
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What should I use as my “scientific name?” [duplicate]

Can I choose my Father's name as my last name when publishing a paper or participating in a conference, as I am already well known by this name, not by my actual last name?
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Using Tech. Reports to 'protect' IP before presenting unpublished work in a conference

The question is in the title, really. It is similar to other questions, such as: How much information should I divulge about on-going unpublished research at a conference? However, I am wondering if ...
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What is reasonable expenditure on meals during a conference?

I am currently at a conference in the US and I will be reimbursed by my adviser. I was wondering what is a reasonable per diem spending for meals? Of course I could ask my adviser directly, but I ...
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Is participating in professional meetings helpful from a CV point of view?

My professional society (a physical sciences one), arrange an annual meeting where almost 10,000 people attend and almost one third of them present. The benefits of participating are overwhelming, but ...
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Is it acceptable to submit more than one papers to a conference?

I am an undergraduate and am new to paper writing. I have been writing papers with professor A at another university since I was in high school. We are writing a paper together for an upcoming ...
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Good idea to name the keynote speaker of a local conference at which my paper was accepted to be presented?

I am applying to doctoral programs in the US, and I am wondering: Is it advisable to name the keynote speaker of the local conference where I presented a paper recently? The keynote speaker is a ...