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

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Writing a paper on a smartphone implementation of previous work [on hold]

Three months ago, I submitted a paper in an IEEE conference. The paper described a method to detect 'X' in images and a method to recover detected 'X' areas. Now we want to show the performance and ...
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Need suggestion on simultaneous submission in journal and conference

Is it correct to submit a revised version of a paper to the same journal while some application part of the paper is under review in a conference? I have received a request for revisions on a ...
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How to find the money for an Open Access publication fee, if you're a postdoc and you don't have any funds?

Last year I finished my PhD in Europe and now I'm a postdoc in North America. I work on computer science. An year ago I wrote a paper with my former Europen supervisor and a former colleague, and ...
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What is the difference between digest and extended abstract?

Conference asks for digest not exceeding 5 double-spaced pages to be submitted. Up until now I had to submit only one page of extended abstract. What to put in digest? 5 pages are quite a lot of ...
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Revising timely submitted paper after hard deadline

I have submitted a paper to the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2016. The submission and revision deadline has passed yesterday, but the system is still accepting new ...
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Determining the co-presenters of a conference presentation when the work is already published

I am the lead author of an article publication, and there are 3 co-authors for this publication. I will submit a proposal to a major conference to present the findings of this published work, and I ...
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As a full-time paid RA, should I get co-authorship on a paper that I have written?

I am working as a full-time research assistant at a university. I recently wrote a paper almost entirely independently. The contribution of the professor I work under was limited to telling me the ...
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How to condense a full journal paper to a two-page conference abstract?

I am in the field of biomedical engineering and have some results for a full paper, trying to submit as a two-page abstract. I figured I could reuse the text I prepared from the full paper, but not ...
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Submit manuscript to tier A conference or wait and submit to A* conference?

Suppose you have a manuscript and you have just missed the deadline for an A* conference. Should I submit to the next tier A conference or wait until for the A* conference to come around again? I am ...
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What are the proper venues to talk about the ethics of software engineering? [closed]

I am sure we all know about codes of ethics such as the "Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice", and "ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct". But as technology changes, ...
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Sending a paper to a conference with indicating that it is a preliminary version

I am a PhD student in economics and I try to finish and send a paper to an international conference but the version that I will send will be a very preliminary version. I see sometimes in my field ...
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Citation error in conference abstract

I recently submitted my first ever conference abstract, and then discovered after submission deadline that in one of my citations I forgot to add "et al." even though the cited paper has multiple ...
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Conferences without proceedings worthwhile for a PhD student?

As a PhD student there are limited funds available for travel to conferences. Should presenting at conferences with proceedings be prioritised over conferences without proceedings? Are conferences ...
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Which authority dictates/regulates that in Computer Science a journal paper cannot be presented in a conference?

I was taught that conference papers in computer science count as publications. Therefore, a journal paper cannot be presented in a conference because of plagiarism reasons, and vice versa. I ...
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Is there a template for academic paper changes report?

After updating the academic paper as per reviewers comments, one needs to submit the updated paper in parallel to a report of what did he change or why didn't he change. Is there any template for such ...
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How should I give a talk about my paper if I know it has a significant weakness?

One of my papers was accepted to a conference. There is this one thing that everyone asks about, including more than one of the reviewers, and other people I've talked to about my work. The answer ...
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Can I add my current supervisor name in a conference paper if he pay for me the conference fees without taking a consent from my ex-supervisor?

I have completed my master‘s degree work one year ago under supervisor A, and now I am doing PhD under supervisor B. I have presented a part of my master’s degree work and included supervisor B’s name ...
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When do journal invitations for computer science conferences typically come out?

In some computer science conferences, a few top papers are invited to be published in a special issue in a journal. I have a paper to be presented at a conference soon and am thinking of submitting it ...
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How would an undergrad fund a conference trip with a single author paper?

I am considering submitting a single author paper to a computer science conference that would be very expensive for me to attend based on travel costs alone. If accepted, is it realistic to expect ...
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Should I mention submitted conference paper in CV?

I am from computer science field specifically from Computer Vision field. I need suggestion if I should list my paper which I submitted but not yet got any acceptance/rejection. I am more confused due ...
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How do I check the ranking of an engineering conference, and determine whether presenting there will be useful for my CV?

I am a final year student of engineering. I have submitted a paper for presentation at IEEE Power and Energy Conference 2016 - Illinois USA to be held on 19th and 20th February 2016. The paper has ...
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Is it bad if my mom comes to a conference with me?

I am going to my first conference and my mom wants to join. (She can probably get funding from her university to accompany me, even though she is in a different field.) Will it reflect badly on me ...
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Following up on a postdoc application at an academic conference in person

I will graduate with my PhD in a few months and I have starting applying for postdoc positions at national research labs and universities. Our field is relatively small (a few hundred people) and most ...
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Why is it called an “abstract” if it is 10 pages long?

A conference I have submitted to asks for an "extended abstract" of up to 10 pages, which amounts to pretty much a full paper. Why is it then called "abstract"? The conference is in the crossing ...
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Why do we pay to present at conferences?

I recently presented at a conference abroad (my first one), and the entry fee was $50 USD. Now, as this was my first conference, the concept of paying to present at a conference is still a foreign one ...
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Going to JMM (Joint Mathematics Meetings) for Jobs without interview invitations?

Is it worth it (about $1000) to go to the JMM without any in-advanced-scheduled interview invitations?
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What is the etiquette on presenting work-in-progress that's mostly literature review in a conference talk in the humanities?

Is it socially acceptable to present a conference paper which is not (yet) highly original research? Being in the humanities, research requires much of literature reading rather than experimental or ...
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How to organize a session at a conference?

I was recently asked by the cluster chair to organize a session at a conference on topic X. How does one go about organizing a conference session?
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How to list both journals and conferences on your CV when you have worked in two fields with different publication cultures?

I used to be in a field where journals were much more prestigious than conferences, so I kept journals and conferences in separate sections (assuming that people would care a lot less about the ...
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Data sets of academic conference budgets

I am looking for data sets of academic conference budgets. I am mostly interested in the expenditure/revenue breakdown. Ideally, other information such as as number of attendees and location would be ...
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Alternatives to paper handouts in conferences

So, last month I travelled to one of the big conferences in my field. The copies of my own handout weighted about 5 pounds; on the way back, I took another 5 pounds worth of other people's handouts. ...
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What is a shadow program committee?

I recently stumbled over the term “shadow program committee”, e.g. here. What is a shadow program committee? Why is it put in place, and when? What is its relation to the normal PC?
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Share prize money from conference presentation award with co-authors?

I am a PhD student and I recently won a young scientist award and prize money (~500 USD) at a conference for the "best presentation". I did the majority of the work for the presentation, and I was the ...
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Data sets of questions asked in conferences

I am looking for data sets of questions asked in academic conferences. Ideally, it should contain a timestamped transcript as well as some reference to the talk (e.g. the paper it was presenting), but ...
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Number of accepted papers at conferences

Is the number of accepted papers normally determined before papers are submitted? Or is it determined based on the quality of the papers? I'm primarily interested in CS conferences.
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Including “Best in show” type award for a conference paper on CV

I work in industry, but come from an academic background. We publish several papers a year in journals and conference proceedings. I'm also preparing a new CV for academic purposes. Earlier this year, ...
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Can't attend conference but would like to get copy of papers presented

There are a couple of papers to be presented at a upcoming conference that I will not be able to attend but that I am very interested in. It is my understanding that they will not be published after ...
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What to think of zero feedback at a conference

Is it commonplace to give a presentation at a conference and not have anyone ask a single question afterwards? What should one make of such silent feedback?
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Journal paper and conference proceedings note appear to be identical, is this plagiarism?

I am looking at these two papers in the field of astrophysics. One is this journal paper and the other is a proceedings notes from a conference. It almost looks like these two papers are copied ...
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Is it ethical to request the advisor to share the registration fee for submitting a conference paper?

My advisor and I have decided to present some resent research results in a well-known conference, selected based on our discussions. Now the aforementioned joint paper has been accepted and the ...
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IEEE conference not allowing presentation by a non-author: how can I get the organizers to reconsider?

I have a paper accepted at a reputed IEEE conference. Since my visa arrived late, I may not be able to attend the conference personally (need to apply for a transit visa). I contacted the organizers ...
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Submitting an improved result before the acceptance notice of another result

I have submitted RESULT 1 to conference A. The notice of acceptance/rejection of conference A is in 1 month. This is the kind of conference with a rebuttal phase. During the rebuttal phase my paper ...
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What is wrong with conference publications compared with journal and transaction papers? [closed]

Our professor has set us to select a credible fresh paper and present it as part of our course in a computer engineering subject for an MS program in computer engineering. But, he insists that we ...
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What to talk about with academic recruiters?

Recently I was in a large research conference mostly targeted at undergraduates, so there were people from many universities recruiting for summer programs, grad schools and academic societies. It ...
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Attending a conference with self funding and no publication

I am a PhD student and got a workshop poster (only poster based on abstract, no paper, at one of the workshops co-located with the major CS conference) accepted at the top-most conference in my field ...
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Am I allowed to submit to a journal, a paper that was accepted to a conference but not presented yet?

I am writing a paper in game theory. It is almost ready and I would like to submit it to an economics journal. Meanwhile, I would like to present a part of it in a computer science conference which is ...
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What exactly should I add in an extended and revised version of my research paper?

My original paper has already been published in the conference proceedings. Now, the body organizing the conference has invited me to submit an extended and revised version of my paper to be included ...
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Why don't most academic conferences make their budget publicly available?

I wonder why most academic conferences don't make their budget publicly available. Making budgets publicly available could help explain high conference fees (which attendees often complain about), ...
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I have just started a PhD and my university expects me to present a conference paper, but I don't know what's expected

I have started doing a Ph.D recently. I am working on "Generalized inverse of Matrices and its Applications". And my university is asking me to present a paper in a conference, at least to show the ...
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“If multiple papers are accepted for presentation, each paper requires a separate registration fee.” -> Why?

I have seen several conferences that specify: If multiple papers are accepted for presentation, each paper requires a separate registration fee. Why? Is that purely financially motivated (e.g. ...