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

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Can I take recommendation from someone I met at a conference?

I met a faculty (from a university in the UK) at a conference. She liked and praised my work and we are in touch after conference. She has an impressive profile and her research work is similar to ...
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Regarding withdrawal of a paper which has not been registered for conference

I had submitted a paper for an IEEE conference. My paper has been accepted for presentation and potential publication. However, I have not paid the registration fees and do not wish to register the ...
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Discrediting young academic in a conference

I'm an early-career scientist and I attended a conference 2 years ago organised by a local university. I presented the results of one of my first funded research projects and I included my assistants ...
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Changing ordering of authorship in a proceeding

In the field of applied math where a paper has been accepted for a conference presentation (talk), is it common for the ordering of the authors to be changed for a proceeding that entails thereafter?
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I clicked 'Approved for Collection' in PDF Express multiple times

Recently, One of my papers has been accepted at a conference. In order to check the IEEE Explore compatibility, I uploaded the file in PDF express and found not compatible. However, I clicked '...
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IEEE Conference Registration Tax Code

I'm about to complete registration for an IEEE conference (see link). It asks for my "Tax Code", but no specific information is given. What kind of number is expected? My tax identification number ...
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Academic conference visa for China

Salam. Has anyone ever applied to any conference in China? I am having difficulty in filing visa application here in NZ. The Chinese embassy has returned my application without processing twice and ...
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Nominating my Supervisor as a Speaker in a Workshop Conference

I am interested in nominating my female supervisor to be a speaker in a workshop for women in an international conference, she is quite intelligent, helpful to other female students and that triggered ...
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Is a conference paper whose proceedings will be published in IEEE Xplore counted as a publication?

I presented a paper at a conference last week. The organizer website has mentioned that selected papers will be published in IEEE Xplore. Following my initial paper submission, there was a selection ...
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Couldn't attend IEEE Conference and unable to present my paper [closed]

My paper was accepted at an IEEE conference. I paid my registration fees even registered for doing a physical presentation( there was an option for video presentation). But when I will enter the ...
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What can academia do with the flood of bad or subpar paper currently online? [closed]

I am currently researching some STEM-related topic on X, and I have been bombarded with a flood of bad papers on Google or academic databases. Of course, bad is subjective. But I am talking about ...
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Poster Presentations: Is it acceptable to present an update to a currently ongoing project as a poster at a conference?

The project has been going on for about 5 years, but we have made large strides in the past year. We already presented the project last year at the same conference, but would it be acceptable to ...
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What to do with wrong results in talks?

Suppose one is giving a talk about one's work (in pure mathematics), and another researcher(s) in one's field has published a paper claiming to be an improvement or generalisation of one's result, but ...
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Minimal reference content

I'm currently preparing a paper for a conference and I'm struggling a bit to stay within the page limit imposed by the Latex layout of this conference. I'm trying to make some extra space for my ...
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Does it seems that my supervisor was reluctant to let me go for conference? [closed]

I have already finished the first draft of my thesis and now I'm reviewing chapter by chapter. A few days ago I submitted my abstract to a conference and was accepted. I emailed my supervisor and ...
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wrong authors name [duplicate]

i have published a conference paper but in google scholar under the paper the authors name are wrong. It does not show my name or any other authors name of the original paper. It shows different ...
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Combining a conference with a personal vacation

I received a funding offer from a conference overseas (as a PhD student), which includes accommodation and travel. I was wondering whether it is ethical to combine this business trip with a personal ...
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Delayed conference review notifications

We recently submitted a paper to a large IEEE conference (ISIT 2019). We have not yet heard back from our reviewers and the dates for the same have passed (it has been a week since). Is this anomalous ...
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Submitted a 1000-word abstract to an undergraduate linguistic conference, is this ok? [closed]

Recently I just submitted an abstract to an undergraduate linguistics conference at an university in the United States. I had been very passionate about the working on the abstract since I believe I ...
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Are hand made posters acceptable in Academia?

Are hand assembled posters acceptable in Academia? When I say academia, I mean formal presentation settings such as conferences and symposia. I ask because I am preparing for a symposium and came ...
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What are the benefits of organizing a science conference for a company?

I'd like to propose the organization of a conference about mostly research related topics in the IT area (and probably a handful of business related topics as well). As an example, I like the ...
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Changing some part of the paper after getting accepted for a conference

My paper got accepted in an A* CS conference, however, the reviewers criticized several points and suggested many others. They suggested improving the method by adopting and involving other approaches ...
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Can I withdraw from one conference and attend another one with the same abstract?

A few weeks ago I submitted a two-page abstract to a conference in environmental sciences/ecology/biology. I haven't received the decision yet – poster or presentation. A few days ago I found out ...
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can i make poster from my phd thesis?

I finished my phd on 2017 , nearly a year and half. Since then, i have not had chance to do any project research for some circumstances. As my job asked me to apply for poster or presentation in a ...
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Other authors are notified except me, good or bad sign?

Recently I submitted a paper to an IEEE conference. A week after the notification deadline, I haven't heard anything from the committee yet, so I decided to email the Technical Program Chair directly. ...
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Professor expects me to attend a conference. I can't afford to go,even with 50% funding

I am a first year Ph.D. student. During my master's (which was in a different university), a professor (call him M) and I worked on a paper on banking regulations. Apart from the single idea, all of ...
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Being asked to review a paper in conference one has submitted to

As stated in the title (an IEEE conference). Does this create a conflict of interest antithetical to the reviewing process? Is it possible that accepting or refusing to review could jeopardise the ...
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Can I informally ask the special session organizers about the paper's decision?

I have sent a paper to a special session of a conference, and the notifications will be given in one week. But I have to send my publication list for a postdoc position this week. Do you think it'd ...
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Are accepted papers going to be plagiarism checked?

here's my friend's situation, he submitted a journal paper then gave up after some time and thought it's going to be rejected after a few rejections in an open access journal,he put some parts (as it ...
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Should I consider my conference paper as published, if fee is paid but I didn't attend the conference?

I submitted a conference paper some time ago to a trusted highly ranked conference. Strangely enough there's almost no communication from their part, no replies most of the time to my inquiries. The ...
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Do researchers from some universities not attend top CS conferences anymore because of conflicting open access requirements?

From this question and this answer, it seems like the open access policies of institutions like Harvard and University of California conflict with the requirements of the top conferences in computer ...
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What practicable alternative do I have to not fly around the globe to present a poster/pollute environment? [duplicate]

Popularizing your research and results is an important part of a non-tenured researcher, which alreday and often starts after graduating with a bachelor and proceeds up to being a postdoc for many ...
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Final paper submission while NOT attending the conference [closed]

I'm the corresponding author of my accepted paper in a conference. I won't be able to attend the conference so one of the co-authors will attend and present the paper. Now for the final paper ...
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What would I do if an editor didn't publish my manuscript?

My paper was accepted to be published as a chapter in a SPRINGER book after it was presented at an IEEE-sponsored conference and gaining a high score form their peer-reviewers. The editor of the book ...
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Issue with IEEE explore: accepted with caution

I am currently submitting an already accepted paper to an IEEE conference. I validated the paper with the IEEE eXplore tool. However, my paper is accepted with caution. The warning message received ...
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How to quickly assess the legitimacy of a conference?

Academics commonly get invitations to conferences. Some of these are legitimate, but many are simply scams or bogus. How can you tell at a glance which is which?
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Should a senior Program Committee attend the conference?

I would like to know whether a senior Program Committee should attend the conference or not. I mean that physically being there. Thanks in advance.
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Evidence of Reviewing Scams in Major AI/ML Conferences?

I have recently heard a few independent rumors about massive collusion amongst reviewers in major AI/ML conferences. The way this works is that a large group of program committee (PC) members start a ...
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What author changes are acceptable after paper acceptance in the camera-ready [duplicate]

In a conference in the CS field, what sort of changes are acceptable from an author of a paper in the camera-ready version over the submitted version? Can the author add few new related findings?
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Conference Paper/Poster version of Bachelor Thesis - should I cite the thesis?

My B. Sc. thesis is shortlisted for a young scientist award, which allows me to take part in the respective society's yearly conference for free, submit a full conference paper as well as present a ...
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How to list workshop presentations on a CV when circumstances change?

This might be a bit of an unusual situation. I was accepted to a workshop as a solo authored abstract, but a situation arose in which I was unable to attend. However, the organizer allowed for my ...
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What does it mean to get this message on EDAS?

I submitted two papers to a conference on EDAS. I checked EDAS and I saw a change. They added this sentence at the end of both papers page submission: "You have authored an accepted paper." The ...
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Academic Conferences: Are “program committee” members always present at the actual conference?

For example, this conference (https://www.monash.edu/tenor2019/committees) is being held in Melbourne, Australia; but the Program Committee consists of over 40 members from interstate and overseas. ...
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Are references included in page limit on ACM conferences? [closed]

I'm trying to submit to a conference, the page limit information is as follows: Full papers are a maximum of eight (8) and short papers are a maximum of four (4) double-column pages in ACM ...
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Introduction to how journals and other research publications work? [closed]

I need a comprehensive introduction to how research journals work and conferences relevant to the point of view of a student, and as a researcher. Although I have read many research papers, I think I ...
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Student discount on international conferences for non-matriculated students [closed]

In computer science many conferences provide a fee discount for PhD students. Currently I am also a PhD student in Germany. In Germany there is a program in which you are registered as a PhD student ...
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Is it ethical to present a second paper at a conference when the first paper and travel was funded by a separate organization?

Here is the scenario (hypothetical at the moment): I have two papers on entirely unrelated topics, but are both presentable at the same conference. Paper 1 was funded through funding agency A, but ...
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Who get rebuttal in conference submission?

When a conference has a date for Rebuttal, does this mean they send the reviews to all submitted papers including accepted papers? Or is it just sent to borderline/rejected papers?
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Submitting abstracts to industry conference

I could participate to an industry conference that invites abstract submission. As an academic, I would be tempted to use plain objective language and discuss results and limitations. I have never ...
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Is BDAS a good conference? [closed]

I find a conference BDAS (bdas.polsl.pl/default.asp). Noticeably, almost all the papers published in the previous conference proceedings are from the host country . Can anyone give some comment on its ...