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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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Submitting An Extended Abstract To Conference, But Later Changing The Methodology and Research Question

Context: MSc student, first time having a paper accepted to a conference. I submitted an extended abstract to two conferences which were ultimately accepted. In the original extended abstract, I did ...
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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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How common is it for a paper to be wrong?

I am a student in computer science and I recently started working on my M.Sc. thesis. Now I am reading a 2011 paper with about 170 citations that was published in a well-known conference. In part of ...
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Is it ethical to withdraw paper that received poor reviews in first phase of reviewing and resubmit it without significant revisions?

Many conferences in my field use two-phase reviewing: in the first phase, 2-3 reviewers review the paper; their reviews are made available to the authors; the authors are given a chance to respond; ...
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LNAI conference accepting papers as accompanying proceedings [closed]

I have submitted an article in a conference which publishes its proceedings in LNAI/LNCS series. However, in the conference website we can see the following text : Proceedings with accepted papers ...
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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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Will similarity index in an unpublished yet accepted conference paper count after its journal version appeared online [closed]

I submitted my conference paper to IEEE ICC. It took nearly 4 months in decision. During waiting time, I also submitted its 2 extended versions to 2 different journals. The conference paper met ...
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How can a conference paper publication be guaranteed? Is such a “guarantee” even possible? [closed]

My cousin, a freshman in college, recently heard from a private education institute that a conference publication will be guaranteed if she joins their research tutoring program. In their program ...
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Should we transition to making our conference online or postpone?

Last year we started organizing a conference in one of the European countries in September 2020. Everything was fixed and we had a number of registered people. As you all may know, due to the pandemic ...
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Tools for Asynchronous Virtual Conferences in COVID-19 Aera

Due to COVID-19, we decided to move our conference to a virtual event. Since we have a problem in our community with different timezones we want to have not a synchronous event (i.e. a big telco with ...
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Is it appropriate to mention that authors refused to provide code samples when asked?

I work in a sub field of computer science. There was a recent paper (2020) that was published in a reputable conference that claimed to achieve state of the art performance on a specific data set. ...
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How to ignore a presenter's bad english?

I recently attended an average international conference in Computer Science. This was the first time I actually attended an international conference. The level of English that I heard during the ...
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What’s the point of invited talks?

Imagine a post-pandemic world where we can travel. You’re invited to give a talk at a university. You would present your research in front of room of faculty and grad students, have numerous one-on-...
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Citing abstracts to cancelled conferences

Recently, many conferences have been cancelled, but in some cases (e.g. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference) the abstracts accepted for the conference are avilable online, despite none of them ...
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Are conference proceedings included in Springer's Lecture Notes on Computer Science considered to be indexed by Scopus or WebOS MJL?

I see that Springer's Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) is indexed both in Clarivate's Web of Science Master Journal List and Scopus. Does it mean that all the proceedings from conferences ...
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Organizing discussion groups in online conference

I am organizing a math conference of about 70 people later this summer, and we have decided, in light of COVID-19, to make it an online conference. I would like to have opportunities for small ...
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Motivations for PhD students to present at a conference session for work in progress

I am currently helping to run a doctoral colloquium (DC) for a conference that's going to happen remotely. For this DC, we are accepting work-in-progress papers whose first or sole author is a ...
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Effective reviewing in top tier Computer Science conferences

Most top conferences in Computer Science receive a record number of submissions every year, like AAAI received almost 9000 submissions this year, while CVPR 2020 received 6600 submissions. That would ...
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I cannot get funding to travel to conferences, is it normal to target journals instead and would it affect my future Computer Science career?

One of my research papers have been accepted to a very prestigious conference (top most in my field of study in Computer Science). Since I am not a full time student, university rules do not allow ...
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What is a computer science conference, really?

I understand that in the field of computer science, publishing in a conference is the default, as opposed to other fields where it's normal to publish your research in a journal. But does the word ...
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Have there been studies of differences between journal paper authors and conference paper authors?

In research fields such as computer science, academic publication mostly happens at two kinds of venues: peer-reviewed journals, and peer-reviewed conferences. The main difference is that conferences ...
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Useful strategies for answering “dumb” questions in a talk?

It has often been said that there is no such thing as a dumb question. And yet - perhaps due only to inattention, lack of sleep, or hunger - otherwise brilliant people sometimes manage to ask some ...
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What's the exact criterion of dual submission?

Does submitting two (substantially different) versions of a same paper count as dual submission? To be specific, let me take this as an example: Say I've done a research and a paper A was written ...
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Avoiding “Zoom bombing” in virtual conferences and seminars

With travel restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many academics are organizing online seminars and conferences as a substitute for regular in-person university seminars, colloquia, and research ...
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Can a casual comparison of phenomena and assumptions based on it be presented in a journal/conference paper? [closed]

In comparison to the size of the universe, humans on earth are like bacteria on a speck of dirt. Much like in the animated movie "Horton hears a who". When writing a journal/conference paper, if ...
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How do I tell if the content of an academic conference is available? [closed]

A post on an official site gives Abstract Details about a presentation. However I didn't see a link to see or buy the full content. How do I tell if the content of this presentation is available?
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What would be a good strategy to avoid being scooped? [duplicate]

A few classmates and I are worried about the time lag between submitting a research paper to a conference or journal and the further time lag between rejections and re-submissions during which someone ...
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Is it unethical writing two papers addressing two aspects of the same research project

I am currently a master student working in robotics. In my research project, I have been building up a systematic framework for my research problem. I have collected a dataset in the process and ...
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Is Archives of Applied Medicine (aoamj.org) a respectable Journal/Conference? [duplicate]

The title says it all, is Archives of Applied Medicine (aoamj.org) a respectable Journal/Conference? (I am going to answer this myself.)
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Principal Investigator would not let me publish conference paper. What should i do?

So a little bit of background first. I work in research and while i am fairly new to the profession ( going to be 10 months soon ), i am nearing the completion of a Conference paper. This is my ...
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Can I use data from a draft conference presentation in my Report?

A professor shared with me a presentation he made in a conference, I just noticed that the document is a draft. I really need to include his findings in my report, but I am not sure if I can. Should ...
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Can I put an invited talk on my CV if the conference was canceled?

I was invited to give a talk at an important conference, which has now been canceled due to coronavirus. Can I still list the fact that I was invited on my CV, with a parenthetical note? It's not the ...
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can we use same text as shared on some website giving reference

I am preparing a paper.I have copy pasted text from several blogs websites in the research paper. I have cited the original website links from where it is copy pasted as it is. I want to know by ...
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How to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak while organizing a conference?

I am an organizer for a graduate student conference in Mathematics occurring in April. My co-organizers and I are debating on a plan for what to do if the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States ...
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What are “post-deadline paper submissions”?

I'm still in the beginnings of my life as a graduate student researcher. My advisor is pushing me to submit my work to upcoming conferences. Now, I'm a complete novice to these procedures, so I began ...
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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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Conference proceeding after journal article

Is it possible to write a conference proceeding about topics already published (by the same author, of course) in a journal article? It is understood that all the sentences will be rephrased and all ...
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Time management during a poster presentation competition

I had a poster competition and given 4 minutes to explain everything in brief to the judges plus 1 minute for Q&A. I prepared in that way and explained my work to the judges in 3 minutes and 58 ...
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How best to increase the reach of conference proceedings / papers?

I am helping to organise a conference which has been running for a number of years. Conference papers are peer-reviewed by a well-respected review committee and the conference has a good reputation ...
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Rebuttal is limited to 500 words, but the reviewers asked almost 20 questions

I have got a rebuttal for the conference and require to respond the questions reviewers asked. However, the response section says "Your response must contain at most 500 words." How can I answer ...
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Is this academic organization a predatory one?

I was reading about this organization that is called SAI (https://thesai.org/) which has a number of journals and conferences indexed in Scopus, but I am a little bit dubious if it should be ...
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How to write a rebuttal for a conference

What are good practices (does and don'ts) when writing a rebuttal for a conference? For example, for a journal rebuttal letter you can make changes to your paper, and resubmit it for another revision....
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How I can subscribe to conference/seminar/workshop alerts? [closed]

Can anybody please provide me link from where I can subscribe to alerts for international conferences, seminar, workshop etc or postdoc positions ? This could be very useful for me as I generally ...
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Are (computer science) workshops less prestigious than conferences in general? [duplicate]

I am a PhD student in computer science and I have noticed that my advisor tries to avoid having me submit to workshops in my field when I bring workshops to his attention that we could submit to. He, ...
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What is the etiquette around blogging about conference talks?

I've attended a couple of conferences, and just standalone public talks held at universities and I've found the topics interesting, so I've written a summary on my blog to share with others (and also ...
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I am nominated to Community Contribution Award. Should university financially support my travel?

I have been nominated for a community contribution award. I was thrilled to be considered for this award. The conference also has workshops hardcoded to my research. However, while discussing with my ...
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update a paper after the deadline

I have finished my paper for a computer science conference, and I submitted it, but after the deadline a discover the missing of a figure, what if I updated my paper on the Easychair conference ...
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Do Conferences provide the facility of pre-submission inquiries?

This is my first post here, so kindly pardon any Beginner errors. I noticed that it is common practice among authors to write pre-submission inquiries to different journals when it comes to journal ...
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Is there any significance if I add an international conference abstract details where I am a second author in my CV?

I have two international conference abstract where my name is as a second author, There is any significance in that if I add it in my CV?
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What are the downsides to a casual format for a research paper?

From point 9 of Google's philosophy "You can be serious without a suit". It revolutionised office culture. It helped put the focus on the content of work, rather than needing to wear a suit or formals ...

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