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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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Withdrawing paper from a conference after presentation due to error

Please refer to the following link for details. I am planning to send an e-mail to the conference chairs regarding my withdrawal. I wanted to seek help from the experts in the community for drafting ...
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Where can I publish the proceedings articles of a small conference?

I am responsible for publishing the proceedings submissions of the Scandinavian Symposium on Physical Acoustics, a smallish yearly conference with about 50 participants. After the symposium, ...
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How are conference TPC (Technical Program Committee) members selected?

I've been a member of TPC (Technical Program Committee) of some famous conferences for few years. But this year, I, along with many, were not invited. Wondering how is TPC selected? I guess the TPC ...
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Found a severe error in a conference paper after presentation but before the proceedings

I am a final year undergraduate student and had worked on a very fundamental project(there is no available literature on this field presently) during my sophomore year. The results obtained were quite ...
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RSS feeds of conference proceedings from dblp?

I am looking for a way to get RSS updates (to consume through Feedly) of proceedings of some major conferences in my area (computer security). I thought I could get them from dblp directly, since they ...
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Are physics conference abstracts ever screened?

Do conferences ever reject low quality abstracts? I've never heard of anybody wanting to attend conferences and being rejected. If they do screen abstracts, will they reject abstracts that are not of ...
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Submitted paper status on EDAS

I submitted a conference paper on EDAS a while ago, and the results are scheduled to be out in a week from now. Recently I noticed that the x icon for paper withdrawal has disappeared. Can this be ...
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Should I accept this invitation to conference PC?

I have received an e-mail inviting me to join the program committee (PC) of a well-established and renowned conference in computer science. The e-mail looks genuine, based on the sender address and ...
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Use of bolded variables in conference paper

I'm currently writing my first conference paper and am trying to determine a variable naming convention. I like the approach used by Di Carlo in Dynamic Locomotion in the MIT Cheetah 3 Through ...
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What do legit journal/conference/review invitations look like?

As everyone else here probably does, I receive a lot of unsolicited emails. I don't like it, but I've gotten used to it and can just ignore them with a friendly smile on my face, because at least ...
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Is it okay to send a connection invitation on LinkedIn to an academic event director?

As a just graduated student, I have submitted my contribution proposal for an academic event and the organising committee has accepted it. Despite I have still met none of the above mentioned ...
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Is it better to present a bad paper at a conference or cancel?

I'm a PhD student who recently had an abstract accepted for a conference. It was based on a survey that was scheduled to take place before the conference, but external issues caused the survey to be ...
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How are Best Student Paper awards evaluated at engineering conferences?

Do Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards follow the same evaluation criteria at engineering conferences? If not, how do they differ besides the requirement for Best Student Paper to be authored by ...
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Can you submit an abstract that was accepted to a conference but not presented, for a different conference?

Our group has submitted an abstract to a conference for an oral presentation (not the proceeding track), and it was accepted. We're scheduled for an oral presentation, but it seems like we cannot make ...
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Beall's List of Potential Predatory Publishers on Weebly shutdown?

Most academics would be familiar with Beall's list of Potential Predatory Publishers. His project was shutdown some years ago, with the publicised reason being a "personal decision" (see link above), ...
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Not able to find peers to publish with. Will publishing alone affect the credibility of the paper?

I am a Master's student, and I'm nearly done with my first paper draft. Although the paper I am currently working on will be published with my advisor, I want to work in research areas that my advisor ...
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How do you find out what conferences are in your field?

I’m new to the culture of research and my professor suggested that I try to submit an abstract to a conference. The only problem is, I have no idea how you figure out what type of conferences there ...
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Can I submit my paper somewhere else during rebuttal period?

During a rebuttal period, with reviews that show a strong indication of overall reject, can I submit the paper to another venue (without violating concurrent submission rules)? The submission deadline ...
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At a conference, should I visit other people's posters during my poster session?

Usually, conferences give you between 1-2 hours to present your poster. My dilemma is that sometimes I am interested in learning about other posters during that time period. But I also have to keep ...
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If I'm personally invited to give a talk but have to pay and submit an abstract does that count as a invited talk?

Suppose I receive a personal, written invite to a conference. I would like to attend, and the procedure still requires me to submit an abstract and pay for the conference, would that count as an ...
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Can an academic paper be published about vulnerabilities found in a bug bounty? [closed]

Most papers I have read have some theoretical aspect to it, involving some sort of a pseudocode. I'm into vulnerability analysis and penetration testing and I actively indulge in bug bounty programs. ...
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Disclose industry salary as COI at academic conference? [closed]

I'm a recent transfer from academic to industry research. I am submitting to a conference in my new company's field, and I am disclosing COI -- organization (my company), relationship ("employment"), ...
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What language should my poster for a national convention be?

I will present work of mine in form of a poster on a national convention/congress/conference in my broader (STEM-related) field. A manuscript has already been submitted by me, in english. Manuscripts ...
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Can you submit two different abstracts about the same data to two different conferences? [closed]

We were working as a team to gather some data in the medical field and our research was concluded in the summer. I was the only member of the team that was interested in presenting the data so I ...
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How to evaluate a paper with concurrent results

As a reviewer suppose you receive a paper (Paper 1) where one of main results is claimed to be concurrent work with another recently published paper (Paper 2). There is sufficient evidence to ...
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Acknowledging a funder for related contribution and using fund to travel to a conference

Two related projects A and B. Project B will be using some of the methods and results from project A. If project A has no funds and project B has some approved funds in 2019 but will be used in 2020. ...
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Can you present at a conference without original data and results? (First year PhD Student)

I was invited to speak at a national conference. The theme is exactly related on my doctoral work, and they really insisted on wanting my expertise because not many people are working specifically on ...
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When should a college graduate attend a professional academic conference?

When should an undergraduate attend their first professional academic conference if they have nothing to present and traveling isn't cheap? Would while enrolling for a masters degree be a better time? ...
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Advice for preparing a virtual presentation

I have a paper that has been accepted for a conference abroad, but because I have been put on administrative duties on my university I will not be able to make the presentation. So, I have spoken with ...
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Where does the budget surplus of a conference go?

When a conference gathers more money (e.g., from sponsorships, registration fees, or public subsidies) than what was spent for organizing the conference, where does the conference budget surplus go?
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I did at least half of the work, I am not cited in the presentations

For some context, I am enrolled in a PhD in applied mathematics. There is a recent work where I, my thesis adviser and a friend of his in industry have worked together, with at least half of the work ...
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Should I always expect to receive proceedings at conferences?

I attended a conference in computer science recently, where we were not given any proceedings at the registration desk. They said the papers are available online on the website of the conference ...
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What other ways to get more citations than arxiv?

I have a paper accepted in a conference. I want to make it available online so I can get more citations. What other ways to do so ? Posting the abstract on ResearchGate?
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Conference claims they have indexed proceedings and publisher denies it

There is a conference which says that the proceedings will by published in Springer. Normally, Springer conferences mention the series of the volume that the proceedings will be published (LNCS, CCIS ...
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Consequences of not attending a conference

So I did research over the summer and applied to and got funded to go to a conference in Hawaii. I would have to leave to the conference early Wednesday morning and wouldn't return until about 1am ...
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How to participate in a remote IEEE Conference, due to politics problems in my country?

Today I study in Chile, and I have an accepted paper at an international conference of the IEEE of good level. I need that participation since it will help me in my Postgraduate program, but I'm ...
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Introducing myself to researchers from my dream school

I am applying to a PhD program in a few weeks, and I am also going to give a presentation at an upcoming international academic conference. I heard that a group of researchers from my dream school is ...
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If my IEEE paper has been accepted for an oral presentation then will my paper be added to xplore?

I've recently submitted a paper in an IEEE conference pertaining to controls and systems. So I've been told that my paper has been "accepted for oral presentation at the conference" does this imply ...
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What are “executive members” of a conference or journal?

I am working in the Computer Science field and when working on one internal review of our department, I am asked to fill in the following items: List of important committees of which you were an ...
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How should I treat this prior work?

I submitted a theoretical paper about new algorithms to a computer science conference. Now I found out that the most important theorem of my paper was actually proved 20 years ago (in a workshop paper ...
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Does the GDPR cover reviewer blacklists, and if so, how? [closed]

I've served as an area chair for several conferences. Following the review period, the program chairs asked the area chairs to submit to them an annotated list of problematic reviewers. Mostly these ...
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Should I withdraw a submission?

I worked on a paper in computer science (CS) from half a year approximately, so I decided to send it to the JUCS journal. They kindly informed me that they were not able to find enough reviewers for ...
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My accepted paper now appears as “under review” - could it still be rejected? [duplicate]

I have a paper that was accepted at a conference and in publication of conference special issues of a journal. The acceptance email stated that we will be contacted by the journal editorial office for ...
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Can I submit an extended version of a conference paper or a journal, if a better algorithm exists?

We published a paper in a theoretical CS conference last year, and were hoping to submit it to a journal when we found out that our result was improved in a followup work. While it's clear that there ...
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Advisor asked for my entire slide presentation so she could give the presentation at an international conference

First, she never helped me on either my thesis or my slide presentation. After my presentation (which she did not attend), she asked me "how to present" it to her so she could use it in the ...
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How to submit an abstract?

I wrote a paper that I wish to propose to a certain CS conference. Two of the deadlines mentioned on the Important Dates page on the conference's website are: Abstract submission and Paper submission. ...
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When am I supposed to get an acknowledgement for a paper submitted via e-mail (CS conference)?

I have submitted a paper to a CS conference. Am I supposed to get an acknowledgement email, so I know it hasn't ended up in the spam folder by accident, and that it will be considered for the ...
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What does notification date mean (CS conference)?

I have submitted a paper to a CS conference that takes place in the end of May. According to their website, notification date is in the beginning of March. Does this mean I won't know if my paper has ...
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Can I Request Presenting a Different Paper at a Conference?

Important note: This is for a humanities conference. About a month out from a conference, I realize that the abstract I wrote is not going to work. I can write the paper I set out to write in the ...
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Paper accepted at a probably predatory conference, how shall I proceed?

I'm a college student attending a very prestigious university. I did an independent research during this summer, and I recently submitted my conference paper to an international conference. The ...