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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 use plagiarism checker to check the similarity index of my manuscipt?

My university provides access to Turnitin for every student. I have prepared a manuscript ready for submission to a double-blind review conference for September 2023. Is it OK to use the plagiarism ...
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What to say in one-minute presentation of a poster in a scientific conference?

The chair person of my poster session has told each participant to make an one-slide presentation with one minute maximum speaking time (known as poster blitz or poster madness). I am wondering what ...
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Got roped into (what I’m pretty sure is) a scam conference. What now?

I got roped into what might be a scam conference, called the “International Conference of the Humanities” (name slightly changed for anonymity’s sake) On the website they’ve published the previous ...
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Lecturers in my department presenting on a similar topic to me

Last year I presented my PHD topic at a conference and some lecturers from my university attended. This year I am presenting at the same conference. I can see the lecturers are again also attending ...
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I want to submit an abstract to a conference. But the results are quite preliminary. What are the chances of acceptance?

I (3 months into a PhD) have been fortunate enough to receive some funding that I must use within the next few months to go to a conference. I found a conference I would like to attend that I ...
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Does a Conference Issue of a journal count the same as a journal paper in economics?

I had a working paper accepted for the Royal Economic Society which entitles people who are accepted to submit their paper for consideration for a special "Conference Issue" of the Economic Journal. ...
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Is it advisable to self-advertise in conferences being on the job market

While giving presentations in conferences or talks in research meetings, is it ok to self-advertise that I'm on the job market (academic or industry)? Is it advisable or does it make more sense to ...
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Can I present an article at a conference, if it has previously been put on arxiv and sent to a journal?

I have written a research article in the field of mathematics. This article has been put by me at https://arxiv.org/, which means now it is accessible by anyone, and also this article has been ...
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How to Prevent Peer Review Misconduct under Time Constraints

In peer-reviewed computer science conferences, there is typically a strict schedule for peer-reviews, e.g., by when to submit reviews, during which period should reviewers discuss. Question: As a ...
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Who is supposed to pay for the conference fees for a PhD student?

When a PhD student wants to attend a conference to present a paper, a poster, or just to participate as an audience, who is supposed to pay for the fee? What is the rule of thumb?
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Success of Aggressive Rebuttal Strategy

I have observed that in rebuttals (conference and journals) the author-side is usually very polite, positive, and submissive. Some phrases I commonly read are "Thank you for the detailed ...
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Work publishable at conference

In the course of writing my master's thesis, I developed a new algorithm that outperforms several state-of-the-art algorithms. However, I have encountered a study that uses a similar idea but ...
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When do I know if a conference is predatory? [duplicate]

I have just started my PhD in Biomedical Engineering 2.5 months ago and started doing some simulations. My hope is that I at least have some publishable preliminary results, and have at least one ...
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Is it normal to partially cover fees to attend the conference by PI for postdoc?

If you are working as a postdoc, would you expect your PI to cover all fees for your conference attendance? I heard some labs cover all, but I am not sure what is the culture and conditions in here. ...
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Arxiv Journal Ref field updation guidelines and examples for published Conference papers

ArXiv has a section called Journal Ref where a researcher can add a publication reference for their paper published in a journal or proceedings. For a journal the rules and example provided is clear, ...
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Why are the registration fees for academic conferences so high?

I was actually thinking about submitting one of my papers in a conference which is to be held in Spain (LATA 2014) but alas I might not be able to do so since the registration fees for this conference ...
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Do conference abstracts by other groups preclude publication?

N.B. This question is about physics (if you want it really specific: applied physics, adjacent to chemistry). This means that (a) abstracts are typically very short compared to a full paper (around 1-...
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Publishing funding issues and collaboration after PhD graduation

I managed to graduate out of a PhD program in Computer Science. But I had horrible experience with my former advisor. In addition to my dissertation related research works, I had some ideas and ...
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Presenting unfinished research as a Master's student at a conference

I am currently in the second semester of my Master's and will be graduating in about a year. I submitted an abstract a few months ago for a conference in my field, and recently found out it has been ...
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Withdrawing paper from competition track of a conference due to the fee?

A few months back, I came across a competition page which asked for a solution approach for a new and tricky dataset in the domain (I will keep all the details anonymous). Now, it was a new area of ...
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Conference is on the Yom Kippur holiday [closed]

After doing well at science fair, I started working with an extremely nice professor at the local university who encouraged me to submit my work to the relevant conference. I was rejected at large, ...
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Listed as an author on conference submission page but not the paper

I worked with a group of professors on a paper that was submitted to a conference for publication. I was told at the beginning of the project and then several months before submission that I would be ...
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What are the fees when submitting to a paper to a conference as an independent researcher?

I am very inexperienced in this process and could only find generic information. I would like to submit a paper to a particular conference, and I am not sure if there are fees tied to the submission. ...
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How can I know if an unranked IEEE conference is good or bad?

I have seen IEEE conferences having A-C ranks in the conference ranks website but I cant find the rank of this conference IEEE INCET. Although all the proceedings are published to IEEE Xplore I was ...
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My abstract has been accepted for oral presentation but there is no info in the preliminary programme?

I am a graduate student and just had my first abstract accepted for an oral presentation at a conference. We have been notified by email about our acceptance. Wheb I checked the preliminary programme ...
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Contents of paper being included in a conference presentation by a co-author, first author is unhappy - why?

Recently, my student raised the following concern: She worked on project A, and she is the first author for a publication based on the previous paper from the second author. Now, this second author ...
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Should we give page numbers to each pages of the research paper?

I had finished writing a research paper for a conference. Should I give page numbers to each of the pages. This question look so dumb. But, I am asking this because, whenever we download any research ...
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What is the ethical way to request Professor X to invite Professor Y as a contributor to our work-in-progress research?

I have been working as a research engineer with Professor X, who specializes in data mining, for almost past ten months. During this time, we have produced an AI publication. However, my contract with ...
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Contacted by COI PC

I have a little bit of a weird situation. In a submission to conference (which is anonymous), I marked a member from the PC as conflict of interest (COI) due to personal reasons (rivalry). The chairs ...
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Will my paper get an ISBN/ISSN number if I upload to arXiv.org?

I want to upload my paper to arxiv.org. I also want to submit the same paper to a conference (computer science/multimedia related). The PC chair informed me that if the paper already has an ISBN/ISSN ...
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Assigned to Review a Paper I Previously Reviewed

In a previous conference I was assigned a paper, which I rejected and the authors later withdrew with no comments. Now, in another conference, I was assigned the exact same paper. Choices: Refuse to ...
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When do you include the nth in front of the conference when citing?

This question is easiest to ask by showing an example. There are conferences that are cited like 5th International Conference on ABC and some like Interational Conference on XYZ. Why are some ...
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Do I need to rephrase my conference abstract when submitting the corresponding journal paper?

I am submitting an abstract for a conference that, if accepted, will be published in its "book of abstracts". I know that wouldn't cause any issues for submitting the paper to a journal, but ...
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Conference paper collaboration problem, course of action

A while ago I presented at a conference where a recent PhD gave a presentation co-authored with his professor. The talk, which was about a topic similar to that of my own talk, was good. The presenter ...
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What are academic conference centers doing to limit their climate impact?

This question is about what I call academic conference centers, by which I mean research centers whose purpose is to welcome international researchers for short-term thematic stays. Examples of such ...
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Does a paper submitted to a conference have to be identical to the paper that was uploaded to a pre-print repository like ArXiv or TechRxiv?

Background: I came up with a new idea in the field of Computational Intelligence, and wrote a paper which I uploaded on TechRxiv. When submitting it to a conference, I realized that the title was too ...
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About Consent for publishing in conference

I'm a first year PhD student. I never have any record of publication or conference paper before. In my PhD, I worked as a coauthor for the post doctoral fellow's paper. My post doc work 24x7 sundays ...
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Submitting a paper that contains the researcher name to a conference that employs double blind reviewing

Me and my co-researchers are submitting a paper regarding speech recognition to a conference that is held by the university where we study. In this study, we, strictly for the purpose of trolling, ...
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Is It advisable to release a manuscript as a preprint while it is under submission at a conference

It is common, especially in Computer Science fields, to see papers that are under review at conferences and are also available as preprints (e.g. arXiv). However, I am uncertain about the potential ...
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Interpreting frequent rejects from PhD workshops/conferences

I am already at the end of my 2nd year of PhD studies. Currently, I do not have a publication in a journal; however, I have few published proceedings from conferences. I have chosen my own research ...
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What Types of Publications Are Common in Student Research Competitions at Academic Conferences?

I am interested in understanding the specific types of publications that are typical for student research competitions at academic conferences. What are the common formats (like extended abstracts, ...
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Conference fee, travel costs and accommodation fees for Keynote Speaker and Technical Program Committees [duplicate]

I was invited to attend a conference as a keynote speaker and TPC panel. The sent message began: On behalf of the organizing committee, we are honored to invite you as a keynote speaker and the TPC ...
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Finding conferences in subject area (Medical Informatics)

I am struggling to find conferences in my subject area, preferably in Western Europe. My supervisor tends to be otherwise very busy and is poor at actually providing this information in practice. My ...
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Google scholar not updating PDF link to published conference version from older arXiv link

One of our paper was arXiv'd before getting accepted at a conference. The conference has its own publishing site where all the accepted papers are publicly available. For our paper, Google Scholar has ...
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Should a conference abstract submission contain citations if current research is an extension of other research?

I am working on submitting an abstract to a conference. My research is an extension of other published research (paper B) at my university. In the abstract, I do have a short summary of paper B since ...
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How do I bring my work in a new field to the attention of experts?

I am an expert in mathematics in field A. In recent years I got also interested in another field B, being initially motivated by my field A. I have some ideas in field B and I published 3 papers. The ...
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Made potentially unauthorized copies or adaptations of copyrighted test material. Can I keep the data I have collected for my dissertation?

I am a fourth year doctoral candidate in Experimental Psychology who recently finished data collection for my dissertation. I recently discovered something that may be a potential issue, but I am not ...
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Is failing to cite similar work in a conference submission considered unethical?

My team and I recently encountered a situation where another research team, also funded by the same agency as us, had a paper accepted at a conference. Upon reviewing their paper, we noticed ...
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How to prepare an overview talk about other people's work?

I am a PhD student in Physics, and was invited to give a talk about the theoretical side/perspectives of an observable at a conference for (mostly) experimental researchers. I have worked a bit on ...
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Entering conference outputs in Pure (Elsevier)

Many universities (including my own) use Pure (an Elsevier product for institutional research information management) to report research outputs. My question is about entering conference outputs in ...

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