Questions tagged [conference]

An academic gathering for researchers, scientists, engineers, etc. to present and discuss their work and mutual academic interests.

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The Pros and Cons of Volunteering in Organizing Workshop in High Prestigious Conference

The last year, I have been granted a fund from a workshop in High Prestigious Conference, from a couple of days I have received from the organizer if I would like to volunteer in organizing the next ...
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Does giving an easily-understood talk make the audience think you did something simple? [closed]

Alice and Bob both go to a conference. Alice gives a great talk, and most people understood it. Bob gives a much more technical talk filled with jargon which almost everyone failed to understand. Do ...
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Could/Should I cite a paper that I am refereeing?

I'm reviewing the paper X related to the topic Y for a conference which is single-blind (in Computer Science). Also, I'm about to submit a paper to a different conference related to the same topic (...
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How to choose to which conference submit a scientific paper?

Nowadays, in almost every scientific field, there are hundreds of conferences. Many call for papers emails fill our mail boxes. Freedom of choice is great, but, how to choose to which conference send ...
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How to answer questions in a conference talk that I should know the answer to, but don't?

In a few days, I will be giving my first conference talk. I have only spent less than a year in the field, and the talk will be attended by several well-known researches, who are familiar with all of ...
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What is the benefit of submitting to a special conference session instead of the regular track?

Assuming that I want to submit a paper related to the topic X to conference Y in CS, and there is a special session in that conference which covers the topic X; in that case, is the best choice to ...
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Authors' names and links while submitting for a double-blind review

I am about to make a submission to a computer science conference which adopts a double-blind policy. The submission is through EasyChair portal. My questions are as follows: Should I remove all ...
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Optimal project stage (ripeness) for conference presentation

I need to choose one of two recent experiments to submit to a psychology conference taking place 10 months from now. Both studies are equally relevant to the conference topic, but they differ in terms ...
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How to evaluate conference applicants (presentations, panels, etc.) for a small conference?

I am assisting in arranging a small conference in a highly mixed topic. There will be hard scientists, soft scientists, makers/creators/artists, researchers from many different fields etc. I'm ...
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How long should a brief CV for a call for papers be?

I have seen in some call for papers for conferences request a brief CV together with an abstract. Most call for papers I've seen in the Humanities (my field is history) usually look for a 250-300 ...
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do's and don'ts of networking for a PhD student in a conference?

My field is Telecommunications (Engineering). I am going to a very huge conference in our field where I am presenting my work as well. I want to take this opportunity to hone my skills of networking, ...
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How do conferences detect double submission?

My first year undergraduate teammate has submitted our project work to multiple conferences. I want him to pull back the submission before reviewers take action against us. But he wants proof that ...
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Registering for a math conference with no publication record in this field

I’m pretty sure that I’ve solved a certain open problem in mathematics. My solution is currently in its third week of peer-review at some journal that is known for rejecting cranky papers within five ...
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Obtaining abstracts for symposium talks before vs after submitting proposal

As an early-career researcher, I would like to get some organisational experience with chairing symposia, and am considering proposing a symposium for my (sub)field, at a major conference of the (...
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Could a paper that's just a title and abstract be listed as a publication in CV?

I submitted a paper that only contained a title and an abstract to an international meeting, which is one of the most important conferences in my major. I will give an oral presentation in one session ...
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Our paper was not published as part of the conference proceedings in IEEE Xplore, what should we do?

We had a paper accepted to a reputable IEEE conference. We have completed the copyrights form and one of the authors have registered and presented the paper at the conference. After a couple of ...
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Any possible solution for this submision mistake?

I recently have submitted a CVPR conference paper (double blind) and made a horrible mistake! I finished the remaining part of the paper one day before the deadline, and I made a copy of the files ...
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Conference rebuttal: can I add results?

I have just received my reviews for a paper I submitted to a CS conference. I would like to address the concerns of the reviewers, but doing so would require adding new results. For example, if ...
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How should a student mention or cite his published article in his honours thesis?

In my current place of work, the undergraduate students who are following a Honours Degree in the field of CS should submit a thesis as a requisite for their graduation. This thesis should be also ...
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Should we chair a session in which we present? [duplicate]

In a prestigious conference in my field, I am asked to chair a session. However, in the same session, I have my own paper, should I chair this session?
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Can I use British English in an Australian conference paper?

I have written a peer-reviewed paper for an Australian academic conference. The reviews are favourable with a number of small and helpful suggestions. However, one reviewer has criticised the use of ...
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Conference proceeding after journal article

Is it possibile to write a conference proceeding about topics already published (by the same author, of course) on journal articles? It is understood that all the sentences will be rephrased and all ...
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Should I be content with poster paper or should I try again?

A research paper of mine has been accepted at an IEEE conference. Although I submitted my best work as a research paper, my best was not good enough and the reviewers threw it with the poster ...
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Contribution vs. novelty in the papers, especially in computer science?

I'm a little confused about the two concepts of contributions and novelty especially when I want to clarify them in my papers (CS scope). For example, as a common practice, people talk about their ...
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Making conferences accessible for people with anxiety

I'm looking for some information about how academic conferences can or already do accommodate the needs of people with anxiety. For example, do you know of any conferences which have special measures ...
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Can I improve a project after submitting it to a CS conference?

How much can I improve a project after submitting it to an academic conference in CS? Recently, I submitted my first conference paper. The work is honest, but it was rushed due to getting promising ...
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What sources of information are there to find suitable congress, reunions, convention and other scientific gathering events?

I started a PhD in bioinformatics last year, changing my previous (undergrad) research topic from genetic engineering / virology to chemoinformatics / neglected diseases. I've already went to a few ...
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Should I cite or credit images I found online for a conference presentation?

I am going to do a conference presentation on so-called Smart Cities As you can imagine, the concept of a Smart City is best conveyed using pictures (it is worth a thousand words). I found a picture ...
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Should I add references to conference presentations?

I am preparing a CS conference presentation and wondering how can I handle the references. I am thinking about three different possibilities: Ignore them! Just list them at the end of the ...
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Submitting a paper, and presenting it at a conference - conflicts?

So, sorry if this is a daft question... I've recently completed a paper that I'm hoping to submit to a journal later this week. I think we have something important to say, and I want to ...
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What can be done to possibly avoid corrupt practices in the blind peer review process?

During my short career as a researcher I observed a few seemingly unethical behaviors by Editors and Associate Editors: being asked to include a particular new author in order to be accepted being ...
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How should I present awards I won as a co-author in my resume?

I'm a co-author on a project. The project has been presented at 2 conferences and won 2 awards. How should I present this information on my resume?
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Looking for conferences / journals with non blind peer review in computer science

I was wondering if there are any computer science related conferences or journals that review their submissions publicly. So everyone can see what the authors submitted and what the reviewers ...
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Can I write to a (prestigious) conference that I am interested in chairing a session?

I have a paper selected in a very prestigious conference in our field. Is it appropriate if I ask the contact person that I am interested in chairing any conference session? Note that I am a Ph.D. ...
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How do conferences / journals select reviewers?

When you submit a paper / manuscript to a peer-reviewed venue, the organizers usually forward your work to 2-3 other "experts in your field" to assess your work. I'm curious how this process of ...
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First conference: choosing which session to apply to talk at

Context: I'm an early PhD student (physics) applying for a talk at a conference (APS). I have never been to a conference before. My topic does not fit neatly into any of the session titles. There are ...
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Conference proceedings and talks on a CV?

I come from a multidisciplinary background, mostly biostatistics and bioinformatics. I'm currently updating my CV to apply for a post doc and I'm wondering how do people include conference proceedings ...
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Reviewers decision: Summary rejects typically do not receive technical feedback

I would like to know what does this imply "Summary rejects typically do not receive technical feedback". Is that mean that work has a flaw?
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What exactly the reviewers mean by saying “the contribution/novelty is limited”?

I sometimes receive a comment from 1-2 of my reviewers saying something similar to "the contributions and novelty of the work/method is limited". Consider it in the context of CS where you develop ...
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How to prepare a good response to referee reports when I have a weak reject and two accepts?

I received a weak reject, an accept and a strong accept from a top-tier conference in CS. So, I need to prepare a careful rebuttal response! The problem is that the weak-reject reviewer did not ask ...
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How to respond in the rebuttal phase when the reviewer's concern is a blind review issue?

I recently received the reviewers' feedback for my paper and I need to respond them in their questions in the rebuttal phase. One reviewer (who also gave me a weak reject) mentioned that one of my ...
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Leaving a conference immediately after presenting a paper?

I work as a full-time employee in industry. Recently, I've been invited to present at a conference in an area not closely related to my degree. My employer approved me being absent for two-three hours ...
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Attending a conference in a field of interest outside PhD field?

I really want to attend an international conference which is relevant to the field of research of our group, but more specifically related to projects of other group members than my own project. ...
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What does delegate registration mean in a conference?

I saw on a conference website that the "delegate registration is up to the end of March". I'm wondering what that "delegate" really means?
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What are some good practices when asking people to share their PowerPoint presentations from a conference/talk?

In many cases, they (understandably) don't reply (or they are uncomfortable with sharing them, as they often contain unpublished material). Also, I do this often, and don't want to be known as "the ...
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What should I do with a workshop paper which is peer reviewed, but only available on the workshop website?

I presented a paper in a workshop in CS. The workshop was related to a good conference, and they had a peer review system for evaluating the papers. But they do not have a proceeding and only made the ...
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Conference held in year X, proceedings published in X+2 - which to use?

A certain conference was held on year X, but its proceedings were published in print in year X+2. When I cite an article submitted to that conference (which I read in the published proceedings) - how ...
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Submitting conference paper to Google Scholar when proceedings not available

I presented a paper at a conference but the conference never got around to publishing their proceedings. They kept saying it was going to happen "soon" but after six months, I have lost hope. Is ...
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Update a preprint on ResearchGate to conference publication after acceptance

Is there a way to update a preprint on ResearchGate to the published conference version including accepted conference information etc.? I have not found a straightforward way to do this, I don't think ...
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What the difference between full research paper and WIP?

Recently, I have got a notification from a conference saying that my research paper has been accepted to be published in LNCS proceedings as Work-in-progress paper. Therefore, I am asking if there any ...