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

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Will the origin of anecdote in paper violate double-blind policy?

A paper I am writing utilizes a short story from Japan to make a point. In the paper, I have written the punch-line in Japanese, with a translation added. I am not from Japan, but would such an ...
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Is it appropriate to register a girlfriend with “companion registration” for an academic conference?

Maybe my question is rather weird, but actually it turned out it is also a question of my colleagues. Usually when you register for an academic conference, there's an option that you can register a ...
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Is there such thing as “paper dump conference”? If yes, what actually is it?

A couple of weeks ago, out of the ordinary, I was in the company of a few academics from respectable universities. A graduate student mentioned that he was invited to something called "ICIT 2015" to ...
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Supervisor announced he's going to present my work without asking permission, how can I get credited without damaging my career?

Short: My master thesis supervisor want to present my findings at a conference. He did not ask me for permission, just informed me he will do so, how should I react? Long: My supervisor early on said ...
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How accurate are published papers?

I'm an undergrad trying to publish findings on the accuracy of consumer-grade motion sensors for IEEE. I've searched for existing literature on this topic, and I've found some interesting articles. ...
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How should I list the conferences and courses I attend as an undergrad student to my CV?

This is not really a duplicate of this question: Should I list conferences I attended on my CV? I just finish my bachelor and trying to apply to a grad school. Of course, my CV is weak and strong ...
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Is it common to cite conference papers in a PhD?

I tried searching for a similar question but most I read dealt with published papers and not a PhD, so apologies if this is a duplicate. I will remove this question if it is. I've read a number of ...
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Should I review a paper that violates the maximum length limitation?

I am reviewing a conference paper that violates the maximum number of pages by more than 10%. I believe that this is enough reason to outright reject the paper. However, maybe the authors would ...
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Does an acceptance of an abstract mean that I will definitely be presenting at the conference?

I just had an abstract accepted by a UK conference and will be submitting the final paper in a few months. We were notified by email of the acceptance and directed to register for the conference. The ...
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Would it be ethical to resubmit a research paper to a different conference, when the original venue gave false informations?

It has been asked before if it is ethical to withdraw from one journal, from which a paper has been accepted, and resubmit to another better journal. I believe that the situation here is a little bit ...
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How much should poster/talk prizes be spread at a symposium?

I am one of a group of students organising an institute-wide symposium (by and) for PhD students. PhD students will be invited to apply to give a short talk (about 8 spaces in total) or to present a ...
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Is the status of conference publications in Computer Science really absolutely unique?

It has been discussed and explained many times that in (at least some subdisciplines of) Computer Science, conference publications have a special status compared to many other fields - where in other ...
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A single definitive paper, or an initial manuscript and a followup?

Suppose that someone wants to publish his idea and his first successful experiments in a venue and then perform some extra experiments (for a more powerful proof) and publish it in another venue. ...
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is it ethical to publish the same paper in a conference proceedings and a journal?

The papers for a conference are limited to 3 pages. On the website, however, it says Transactions of the IEEE offers a special feature edition (whatever it means?), so I think it would be good to ...
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Do you think a computational math student should go to student seminars about pure math?

I am a first year graduate student with thesis topic on computational math, in particular inverse problem. Based on what I know, this area requires a solid background of functional analysis and ...
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Can student second author go to conference?

I am an undergraduate in computer science. I worked on a professor's project, and he submitted it to a conference with me being the second author (he and I are the only authors). If it is accepted, I ...
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Computer science central source for CFPs

In the field of computer science, is there somewhere out there a central database containing a complete list (or at least most of the important one) of conferences and Call For Papers (CFP) to browse ...
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what does delegate registration mean in a conference?

I saw on a conference website that the "delegate registration is upto the end of March". I'm wondering what that delegate really mean?
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What is the requirement for submitting a revised workshop paper to a conf in CS?

We have published a workshop paper last year. Now, we are planning to submit it to a conference. The conference paper roughly have 50% new materials. Basically, the workshop paper studied a 3.5-year ...
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Extended version of Selected Paper [duplicate]

Pardon me for my ignorance please! But I would like to know the difference between accepted paper and extended version of selected paper (Conference). For example, it's mentioned in call for papers ...
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What is 'Persuasive Data'?

I'm submitting an abstract for the World Molecular Imaging Conference and they advise: Please include a Persuasive Data file if you would like your abstract to be considered for an oral ...
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Difference between “Referee-reviewed articles” and “Referee-reviewed conference contributions”?

I'm a new PhD student. The specific demands on me are for me to agree to do the following, during my PhD: Publish two Referee-reviewed articles and Publish four Referee-reviewed conference ...
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I cannot get funding to travel to conferences, is it normal to target journals instead and would it affect my future Computer Science career?

One of my research papers have been accepted to a very prestigious conference (top most in my field of study in Computer Science). Since I am not a full time student, university rules do not allow ...
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Is this a predatory conference? [duplicate]

I have been across this CS conference: http://www.icsis.org/index.html that I never heard of, but it says that: "Accepted and presented papers will be submitted to WIT Transactions on Information and ...
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What is the legal status of using copyrighted images in academic/conference talks?

I am told that we can use copyrighted images in our lectures to students now as they are for purely educational purposes, as long as we correctly attribute them. That is to say there is no need to ask ...
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Is attending an academic conference beneficial if you are not presenting any paper? Does it reflect well in your CV?

I have recently been given an opportunity to attend a conference on Robotics although I don't have any paper to present. The registration fee is around 7k. Before spending such an amount, I wanted to ...
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What's the difference between regular (aka full), position and short papers?

I've sent the article to the conference and it has been accepted. However, I received a message that my paper has been accepted as the short paper. I know that there's a difference in, for instance, ...
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Double-blind review with four references in a row?

I've read a lot of answers here about double-blind reviews and thesis or single articles. My problem comes from having four self-references in my article. I feel that if I include them all, could be ...
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Authorship change on conference paper after conference program is printed

I am a coauthor on a psychology conference paper that was accepted based on a short abstract. The first author became unable to attend the conference and offered the opportunity to present to the ...
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What are tutorials in conferences?

In addition to the main sessions, the workshops, and the special sessions, many conferences provide also some tutorials, usually the day before the beginning of the event or the day after the end of ...
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How to find out if a conference submission deadline is likely to be extended?

I am writing a paper for a conference. I have finished the paper, but I must review some experimental results and this requires some additional days. How can I find out the probability that the ...
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How can I get a Copyright Transfer Form without notifying my advisor?

My case is that we already have an adviser. She's not allowing us to register for conference (rank B). We have prepared everything after getting acceptance letter. Now she's telling us to submit the ...
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Why is the phrase “including but not limited to” used in conference announcements?

There are so many conference announcements that use the phrase the topics of interests include but are not limited to I honestly cannot understand why such phrase is used. The announcment ...
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Do I need to add answers to the reviewers’ comments to a conference paper?

We submitted a paper to a conference and received a mail containing this clause Please see the reviewers’ comments below on your paper. These comments are intended to help you to improve your ...
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What do these article submission dates really mean?

I want to submit a paper to a conference in the field of Computer Science, but I am a little bit doubtful of what information to submit. The dates are the following: Abstract Submission Deadline: ...
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Is it of academic value to submit two papers describing two different but somewhat similar architectures?

I'm going to submit two papers within the coming weeks. I'll be proposing two new architectures (one new architecture in every paper). To sum up, the first paper surpasses the current state of the ...
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What exactly does it mean to say that a conference is “peer reviewed”?

I think as a PhD student, you should publish only in high IF journals rather than conferences. But if it is conference, then it should be at least "peer reviewed" one! Some conferences first ask for ...
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Why are conference papers so important in computer science (CS)?

From my understanding many CS conferences are highly selective and the papers are peer-reviewed. The CS field also seems to publish traditional journal articles. I do not understand the difference ...
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Does a low page limit (3 pages) indicate anything about the quality of a conference?

I'm concerned about a scientific & tech. conference which has set the page limit to 3! I'm wondering if that means the quality of submitted paper in this conference is considered low. What do ...
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CS conferences not indexed by Scopus or Web of Science?

I have read that there are some good Computer Science conferences that are not indexed by Scimago or Scopus, but instead they appear in sites like ACM DL, IEEE Xplore or DBLP. I have tried to find ...
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How to peer-review a conference “Symposium”

I have to do a review of a "symposium" that will take place in a major conference in the business / management field. The document I recieved for review consists of: Abstract + Overview of the ...
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Submission of two papers in one conference?

I wanted to know whether it is allowed and also plausible to submit two papers at the same conference? Does the acceptance or rejection of one affect the acceptance or rejection of the other paper?
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What is “paper bidding”?

I am currently preparing for the submission of my first paper to an academic conference and I've just seen this table of important dates: What is "paper bidding"? Why is that before the submission ...
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How should I control my nervousness, so as not to disturb my presentation on the day of a conference?

My paper is successfully accepted in a very prestigious and reputable conference, to be presented orally in one of the presentation sessions. This is my first time that I am going to give such a talk ...
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Drifting away from the “boring” slide in the conference

I am not a fan of heavy/text-infested slides and hope my audience also second my opinion. I did resort to the healthy image-text ratio in most of the slides and am relying on my speaking skills during ...
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What is the significance of the overview slide in a presentation?

The first slide which follows the title page of my presentation is the overview slide. It has the title for each section to follow in the talk (thank you Latex!). My question is how much time is to ...
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Acceptance criteria for short papers

I feel overwhelmed for the acceptance rate of some conferences. If I submit a "short paper" rather than a regular one, Will that make easier to get accepted? I don't have any JCR* at the moment (nor ...
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Time and money spent on conferences

I am looking for surveys/studies that quantify the time and money academics spent on conferences/symposia/workshops/etc. I am most interested in the field of computer science, and academics I ...
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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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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?