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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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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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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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I was a rapporteur of the main session of an intergovernmental forum, should I add the final report as a publication in my CV? [closed]

I was an intern at an intergovernmental organization, during an international forum I reported the first and main panel, should I add the final report in my CV as a publication? The final report's ...
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Talks vs. poster presentations: Which is better for advertising your research and building research networks?

I'm looking into applying to present at a conference for undergraduates in mathematics this summer. When I apply, I have to either apply to give a talk (~20 minutes) or present a poster. From what I'...
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How do I remove myself from academic mailing lists?

When I was a grad student, I participated in a bunch of conferences, and sent papers to journals and the like. But now I'm no longer in academia. I've been out for more than three years, and I still ...
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Requesting a change to conference lodging before accommodations have been verified?

I have applied and been accepted to a conference as a graduate student attendee (not presenting any material). They were able to give lodging and promised to reimburse a good portion of travel which ...
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Received an incorrect review from a conference (a review for a different paper). What should I do?

I've submitted a paper to a computer vision conference (a top one), and recently recieved reviews from the reviewers. An issue was that one of the reviewers provided an incorrect review (i.e., a ...
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What is done in a workshop? How does it differ from an academic conference?

I have done some research on this, but I still don't know what is carried out in a workshop. What activities are arranged? How are they different from conferences?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 are some metrics to rank conferences?

I have a fair bit of idea by now that journals are ranked by their impact factor, and authors by their citation index, or sometimes h-index. However, similar to this, how are conferences ranked?
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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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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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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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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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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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