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

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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 ...
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Can I ask a journal editor about an invited review paper?

I would like to know whether I can place an inquiry to a journal editor about writing an invited review paper. In particular, I would like to write a review paper on a particular topic which is ...
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What is the best advise for someone who is going for a conference for first time? [closed]

What is the best advise for someone who is going for a conference for first time.
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Estimate of travel expenses for a Colloquium abroad - what does this include?

This summer I will (hopefully) be attending the Logic Colloquium 2015, as a Ph.D student in Logic. The organizers will make available Travel Awards for grad students, and I would like to apply. One of ...
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Which type of paper is best for computer science, journal or conference?

Paper submissions always put weight on our resume, specifically for students who are applying for a Ph.D. Conference papers are different from journal papers, at least in few cases. Which one puts ...
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As a PhD student, is it worth spending time organizing a contest for a conference?

I am a PhD student in computer science: is it worth spending time organizing a contest for a conference (e.g. a shared task for a conference in natural language processing)? I think that would be a ...
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What to do when the reviewer of a conference submission provides very negative ratings and almost no comments?

I submitted a paper to an international conference and some strange things happened along the way. First, the reviews did not meet the date in which they were supposed to be send to the authors. After ...
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Should an arXiv paper indicate the conference it was rejected from?

We have had a couple of papers rejected from conferences quite a while ago, and we now would like to post them in arXiv. We are considering indicating on the paper which conference it was rejected ...
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When is it right to send an email when a conference misses its deadline?

I have sent an article for a conference in Computer Science and in the Important Dates of the call for papers, it says the notification to the authors is April 20. Now we are at April 22 and the ...
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Why do companies sponsor academic conferences?

In computer science, I often see companies sponsoring academic conferences. What do companies hope to gain from doing so, and is there any evidence that these hopes are fulfilled?
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Should I submit a mixed theory-experimental paper to a computer science conference where most papers do not appear to include experimental results?

I am considering submitting a (Computer Science) research paper to a conference. The paper contains both theoretical and experimental results. The call for papers of the conference that I am ...
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Is it better to submit a paper to a conference or a journal? [closed]

I prepared a paper in economics/data mining/artificial intelligent area. I found a conference with the name of 2015 IEEE international conference on data science and advanced analytics LINK. I found ...
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Is it ethical to present the same paper in two different conferences?

I want to know if it is ethical to present the same paper in two different conferences, where the conference that is to be held earlier does not publish in it any journal/conference proceedings, while ...
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Is it valuable to present a paper at an international conference?

My abstract/paper has been selected at 2nd International MISG-2015 conference held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I would like to know if it's valuable for an Undergraduate student to present paper at ...
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Is it ethical to apply to be a conference volunteer (with a registration fee waiver) if I have a fellowship?

I am a US graduate student, and recently I have had the great honor of being awarded a large fellowship that provides a sizable monthly stipend for tuition, living expenses, and conference travel. I ...
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Is it considered rude to enroll at a funded conference and then retract your enrollment?

For background, I am a mathematics graduate student. Now, it happens once in a while that I find an interesting conference/workshop which I would be happy to attend, but which I'm not sure about (for ...
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Talks and Workshops at professional conferences like PyCon and various un-conferences

How do you present talks and workshops that you have conducted at various open source events and professional conference and events like un-conferences, in your academic CV and application form for ...
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Conference; withdraw submission before results notification

In conferences, especially in computer science domain; is it ethical, accepted and legal to withdraw a submission before the results notification/announcement? Anyway, what if it has been just ...
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Do any legitimate conferences charge per publication?

In computer science, or at least my subfield of it, most research is published in conference proceedings. The usual procedure is to write a full article, submit it to a conference, and then if it's ...
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How should one react when one's work is rightfully critiqued during a conference presentation?

When somebody presents the paper, the attendees ask questions about the paper. But what if they raise a legitimate objection when they ask about our work and we know that they are right? Should we ...
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How much travel is too much travel?

I am a first-year postdoc and I am currently structuring my summer plans for travel/conferences/etc. May already includes a 2 week international trip of a one-week workshop and two seminar talks. ...
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Is it plagiarism to reuse your own full-text material from a previous conference in a new conference?

I am a reviewer at a conference. An author submitted a paper, and I searched the author's previous papers. I found they have one paper with a very similar title accepted to a conference in 2012. I ...
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Are sub-reviewers of conferences paid?

My supervisor appoint me as a sub reviewer of one conference. Am I paid for this? Should I tell him or negotiate about the cost of reviewing? I have finished my masters program and defended my ...
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Will my paper be published?

I submitted my abstract at MISG-2015 conference at Malaysia. I got a mail stating that it was accepted. Does this mean that my abstract will be published?
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Using movie clips in a conference presentation

I'm a drafting a presentation for an upcoming conference. To illustrate some points I'd like to include some clips from well-known scifi movies about VR. Would this be considered "fair use"? Could ...
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Submitting a paper to an international conference [closed]

I had submitted my master's dissertation (it was not too long and like a paper, around 25 pages.) to an international conference which holds every year once and gathers all experts of the field. I was ...
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What if a conference is not ranked but IEEE sponsored

I am trying to find conference rank of International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS) but was not successful. On core, International Conference on Information and ...
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Technical editor changed author order of the paper

Recently, I attended a conference as a corresponding author of a paper with five authors. After the paper was published in the conference proceedings, I realized that the technical editor changed the ...
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Can an extended journal version consist of more than a conference paper?

Can an extended version contains 2-3 conference papers? If yes, should all authors be listed or only the key contributors?
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Can an extended journal version of a conference paper include different list of co-authors?

If a conference accepted a paper with 3 authors, and the 2 co-authors were mainly reviewers. When submitting an extended version to a journal, should the co-authors be included or they can be removed? ...
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Sponsoring a non-academic collaborator to attend a conference

I am a non-academic who has collaborated (privately, no employer support) with some academic researchers and been invited to present our work at a conference. The conference admission price and ...
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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 ...