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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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How important is networking at conferences really?

I'm a final year computer science PhD student and I've been to several conferences so far. My thoughts: Typically I've talked to other PhD students and postdocs about research/ life. But there's ...
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When to affiliate university on research paper? [duplicate]

While I was finishing my undergrad I reached out to professors from other universities to do research under during my spare time. Fortunately, it led to me main authoring a paper that is getting ...
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Poster Presentation at a Doctoral Training event

I am attending an international doctoral training event in an area of physics that matches the area of my PhD. We have been asked to produce a poster for the event, which mentions including any ...
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Is it normal for academics to pay conference fee themselves?

I am invited to present in a session at a conference, and the conference requires presenters to pay the registration fee themselves. I usually will have some research grant/ travel fund to cover the ...
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I'm not comfortable traveling for routine events anymore [closed]

As the news on the climate front keep getting worse (not that it's unexpected, but it's still depressing), I would like to minimize my travels and consequently my carbon footprint. Naturally this ...
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What does an NSF-sponsored conference mean?

Do the sponsors of a conference have anything to do with the quality of that conference? In particular, can someone conclude something of a conference's quality by an NSF sponsorship? I searched ...
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Should I accept an invitation to review a research paper as an undergraduate?

I recently received an invitation to review a paper at a conference in China. This is the first time I am being invited to review. I do feel qualified to do it since I have worked on the topic for ...
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How do I identify predatory conferences? How do I find the 'best' conferences? [duplicate]

Title. I have an inkling this may be a predatory conference, but I'm wondering if there's a way to be absolutely certain: https://www.coreconferences.com/icalh2022/ Additionally: how does one find the ...
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Mistake in abstract

I have submitted an abstract to a conference that has been accepted and will be published for the conference. There is a minor error that changes the data I have included in the abstract. What should ...
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How to teach students to ask good questions in seminars?

My university has a course called "Technical Communication" that aims to teach undergraduate math and computer science students (usually sophomores and juniors) how to give good talks. We ...
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Is there any meaning in having your paper published in the first page (p.1) of a conference proceeding?

I am new to the Academia and unsure if there is any extra meaning in having your paper published on the first page of a conference proceeding. Are the final order of papers just randomly sorted out?
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My second paper builds on the first, but may be published before the first. Will this be a problem?

I have two papers on the same data, but each gave me different results as I used different methods. I sent one of them to a journal and am waiting for the response which may take months. The problem ...
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Can a Master graduated student be a participant in a scientific conference?

I am a master graduate in the field of material science. I didn't continue my PhD, however, my supervisor involved me as a co-author of a paper (due to my work during my master thesis), and I received ...
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Can a paper be submitted to a journal first and then to a conference?

We have finished the work and are now planning to submit it. We are targeting a journal. But then we found the journal is only six pages. Six pages only allow us to write down our brief idea and some ...
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Should I color the edited sentences in a minor revision?

My paper has been accepted with minor revision. When I revise the paper, should I mark the edited sentences by using a different color like for a major revision?
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Using photos obtained from academic homepages in an ack. section in a public virtual event

I will be giving a talk in a virtual event and it will be recorded and uploaded on YouTube. I wanted to thank 2 professors who helped me during the preparation of it, I like to include photos with ...
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Is it worth to be a co-author in a conference paper abstract? [closed]

If I cooperate as the second author of a conference paper abstract, can it be mentioned in a cv?
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Should my poster be light on detail and stand out (BetterPoster style) or more extensive

I need to prepare a poster (67 x 97 cm) for the doctoral programme of an upcoming computer science conference. I am also presenting the paper in a talk at the main conference later on that week. I ...
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Poster Presentation with One or Two Affiliations

I am preparing a poster presentation for a scientific conference. When I published my work, I was affiliated with institution X. After my publication, I moved to institution Y. Now, I want to put my ...
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Submitting an abstract to many conferences

I know that it is unethical to submit an article to many journals as reviewers spend time to read it. How about one abstract to many conferences? If you have specific time period to present your ...
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Confusion regarding status of CEUR-WS proceedings and dual submission policy?

This question is specific to the dual submission policy of computer science conferences. Obviously conferences strictly bar dual submission. But all most all conferences allow simultaneous submissions ...
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Is it a proper etiquette to restrict questions from conference presentation only?

Until now, I never engaged in presenting a conference paper. In the near future, I may likely need to give a seminar on a conference paper. In order to gain knowledge about conference presentations, I ...
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Is it possible to register to a conference after the deadline

I was accepted as a participant for this conference but unfortunately, I completely forgot to register and pay the fee. The deadline was May 30, and the conference starts on Jul 25. What should I ...
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Associate Professor position I applied for changed the selection criteria after 3 stage process [duplicate]

Recently, I applied for an associate professor position in a high rank university. I cleared 3 stages, document screening, presentation/lecture, and a long interview. But, I received a rejection email ...
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Inability to review a conference paper

I am reviewing a paper for a conference. The paper contains a lot of work, and from a high-level perspective seems good. But when I go into detail I can't actually parse the paper. I don't understand ...
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Is it common to attend to conference of past postdoc during a new postdoc?

Summary: I have finished postdoc #1 (it was negative experience) and started postdoc #2. I have been invited to present work performed during postdoc #1. Is it normal and expected, since it will take ...
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Is it acceptable to include information in a poster that wasn't in the publication?

The title pretty much speaks for itself. My supervisor and I (non-academics) submitted a paper to a professional conference and will be presenting a poster. The publication deadline was first, so we ...
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Is it common to be asked to take days off to go to a conference/workshop? (US)

My colleague and I started as postdocs this year in a US lab. Recently, we respectively decided to go to a conference and a workshop. The conference was planned since a long time for my colleague, so ...
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Search articles by a specific conference in dblp

I am doing a seminar work as part of a Computer science bachelor's degree. One of the first steps is to submit the articles that the seminar work will be based on. The topic I chose is Malware ...
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Funding for an Undergraduate Conference [closed]

I'm currently an undergraduate international summer research student in Canada and I'm interested in attending a five-day long undergraduate (math) conference, which is being held at a location that ...
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How do we resolve author ordering dispute for rewritten paper with new contributor and less contribution from original first author?

(note I work in a field were author ordering is important and is meant to reflect relative contributions). The situation is the following: Me and a colleague (who I will call C from now on) ...
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Can we convert poster viewing distance to a software "zoom factor"?

I am preparing a poster for an in-person (finally) workshop and I know that the general guide for posters is that they should be readable from 1-2 meters away. What I don't know is how this translates ...
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How do I prepare a slide talk presentation for conference in mathematics?

I am a graduate student in mathematics. I am preparing to give a 20-minute short talk for a conference. I am looking at some beamer presentations this one and this one. Neither of these slides neither ...
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Should bullet points be used on research posters

From my search on the internet on how a research poster should be designed I got a lot of different opinions on best practices. The area where opinions seemed particularly diverging were the use of ...
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Presenting at a conference with no results

I am an undergraduate engineering student, I recently submitted an abstract for an upcoming conference in about a week. However, I have not produced any results yet and have not gone far in my ...
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How important is it to present your paper yourself?

My paper has been accepted at one of the top conferences in my field for oral presentation (very low acceptance rate). In the past, I have always presented papers for which I was first author myself. ...
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Professors and Postdocs - attending conferences throughout the semester

how do Professors, faculty and postdocs go about attending conferences during the semester/academic year? I understand there are conferences during the summer and winter break, what about conferences ...
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Is it plagiarism if someone attends your talk and then writes a paper about your ideas?

6 months ago I presented a talk describing some research I had been doing and presenting some half finished results. Ive since discovered that one of the attendees took my idea from the talk and ...
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How to find conferences based on locations

I use EDAS to look for conferences. Is there another way to look for conferences based on a specific "location/country" as I have a limited travel budget and would like to plan and find ...
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Does Springer publish conference proceedings for free?

Does Springer publish conference proceedings for free? It does seem very unlikely given the significant amount of work they do to publish the proceedings. However, I have spent hours reading through ...
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When a name should be on a paper as an author in computer science?

I am working on using machine learning approaches for medical image analysis. What is the minimum requirement for someone to be added as a co-author in a conference paper? Thanks
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It there a non-academic job that reviews conference or journal submissions?

I am a research student at the moment, but it has occurred to me that it could potentially be profitable to be a "pre-reviewer". I will explain what I mean. A pre-reviewer is not an academic ...
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Is it advisable to publish in low tier conferences as an undergrad?

I am currently an undergrad and worked on a project that might get published in a low tier conference. I currently have 0 publications but this work is not something I'm proud of. Is it advisable to ...
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Should new researchers volunteer to review conference papers?

I am a graduate student pursuing a master's degree in Information Systems, and I have never published a paper before. I am planning to submit a paper to a conference, and the conference specifically ...
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Should I correct a mistake for the camera-ready version even though the reviewers missed that mistake?

So the mistake is not a major bug, the contributions of the paper remain the same, but still, I feel it was a silly statistical error. Can I correct it, even if the reviewers missed catching it?
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Wrote the paper as a PhD student, it got accepted to a conference, but I am not any more a student. Can I still go and present as a student? [duplicate]

So, basically the paper was written and submitted as student. But PhD is over, so not anymore a student. Is there any way to still attend it as a student. The fee for a regular is several times that ...
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Same sample have two different data in a conference and journal paper (experimental research)

I published two papers one is the conference and other is journal paper. The problem is that For same same sample I have to measure same characteristics at two different times. Time gap between ...
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Should an engineering master student publish in a conference or try to get into a journal?

I am a master's student in energy engineering and I want to publish my work as I am hoping to get into a Ph.D. after my studies. My supervisor has recommended a conference. On one hand, I trust their ...
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How to check the duplication of the extended version of the paper?

One of my papers was accepted by the conference. I now want to write an extended version of the paper for submission to the journal. The journal requirements are: Extended versions of published ...
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Conference optionally requests prior versions and reviews - should I submit this info?

Besides the anonymized manuscript of the paper, a conference in my field (HCI) "highly encourages" to also submit the venue and ID where the paper was previously submitted (and rejected) a ...
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