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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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Double-blind review with four references in a row?

I've read a lot of answers here about double-blind reviews and thesis or single articles. My problem comes from having four self-references in my article. I feel that if I include them all, could be ...
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Authorship change on conference paper after conference program is printed

I am a coauthor on a psychology conference paper that was accepted based on a short abstract. The first author became unable to attend the conference and offered the opportunity to present to the ...
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What are tutorials in conferences?

In addition to the main sessions, the workshops, and the special sessions, many conferences provide also some tutorials, usually the day before the beginning of the event or the day after the end of ...
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How can I get a Copyright Transfer Form without notifying my advisor?

My case is that we already have an adviser. She's not allowing us to register for conference (rank B). We have prepared everything after getting acceptance letter. Now she's telling us to submit the ...
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How to find out if a conference submission deadline is likely to be extended?

I am writing a paper for a conference. I have finished the paper, but I must review some experimental results and this requires some additional days. How can I find out the probability that the ...
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Why is the phrase “including but not limited to” used in conference announcements?

There are so many conference announcements that use the phrase the topics of interests include but are not limited to I honestly cannot understand why such phrase is used. The announcment already ...
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CS conferences not indexed by Scopus or Web of Science?

I have read that there are some good Computer Science conferences that are not indexed by Scimago or Scopus, but instead they appear in sites like ACM DL, IEEE Xplore or DBLP. I have tried to find ...
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Do I need to add answers to the reviewers’ comments to a conference paper?

We submitted a paper to a conference and received a mail containing this clause Please see the reviewers’ comments below on your paper. These comments are intended to help you to improve your ...
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What do these article submission dates really mean?

I want to submit a paper to a conference in the field of Computer Science, but I am a little bit doubtful of what information to submit. The dates are the following: Abstract Submission Deadline: ...
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Is it of academic value to submit two papers describing two different but somewhat similar architectures?

I'm going to submit two papers within the coming weeks. I'll be proposing two new architectures (one new architecture in every paper). To sum up, the first paper surpasses the current state of the ...
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What exactly does it mean to say that a conference is “peer reviewed”?

I think as a PhD student, you should publish only in high IF journals rather than conferences. But if it is conference, then it should be at least "peer reviewed" one! Some conferences first ask for ...
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Does a low page limit (3 pages) indicate anything about the quality of a conference?

I'm concerned about a scientific & tech. conference which has set the page limit to 3! I'm wondering if that means the quality of submitted paper in this conference is considered low. What do ...
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Drifting away from the “boring” slide in the conference

I am not a fan of heavy/text-infested slides and hope my audience also second my opinion. I did resort to the healthy image-text ratio in most of the slides and am relying on my speaking skills during ...
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Acceptance criteria for short papers

I feel overwhelmed for the acceptance rate of some conferences. If I submit a "short paper" rather than a regular one, Will that make easier to get accepted? I don't have any JCR* at the moment (nor ...
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What does it mean when one month after submitting a paper we receive a request for clarification?

We submitted a paper more than one month ago, today we are asked to clarify one question in our paper. Does that mean the paper is just on the borderline right now?
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Overcoming nerves from anticipating conference questions

My field is atmospheric physics. The irony is that I have been a school teacher for over a decade, but soon, I'll be giving a presentation of some of my findings at a conference. I think that the ...
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How important is a rebuttal for a top conference (CS)?

After the first review process, could the rebuttal totally change the reviewers' minds, i.e. from accept to reject or the other way around?
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Should I apply for financial assistance to go to conferences?

Many conferences offer some form of financial assistance, covering travel, registration, accommodation, or combinations thereof. My university will only pay for one conference travel expenses over ...
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Conference acceptance process is “random” — is it any less so for journals? [duplicate]

A recent experiment at the NIPS conference in computer science basically shows that more than half of the papers appearing at the conference would be rejected if the review process were rerun. Is the ...
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Is it acceptable to submit papers anonymously to Computer Science conferences that don't ask for anonymity?

Normally, a CS conference will give a clear indication in its Call For Paper (or in its submittion instruction) if the peer review of the conference is blind. However, if an author forget the ...
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How do we explain a timing diagram in a technical talk?

One of my slides of my presentation at a technical conference includes a timing diagram. I have to explain the functionality of the read/write operation with the help of this figure. I have maximized ...
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How thoroughly do referees review papers submitted to theoretical computer science conferences?

Theoretical computer science conferences usually have a review period of about two months. Programming committee members have potentially dozens of papers to review, alongside their regular day jobs. ...
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What happens if a conference doesn't get enough submissions?

A fairly well known yearly conference is being hosted in a location this year. It turns out this location probably isn't the best and is impacting submissions. Proceedings are being published in a ...
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How to request an extension for submission to a conference?

I am writing a few research papers for an upcoming conference and things have been going decently. But I could really use more time to analyze my papers. I am new to writing and this entire ...
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Steps for creating a scientific journal [duplicate]

I have organized several times some international conferences on my field (computational chemistry), where accepted proceedings are afterwards evaluated again for it submission to a special issue of a ...
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What's the meaning of “first-page-first order”?

Recently I prepared to submit to a conference of IEEE. In the requirements of submission, it indicated that: PDF and Postscript files: must not have Adobe Document Protection or Document Security ...
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Sending M.Sc. dissertation to a big conference

I am a very recent Ph.D. student (since October 2014), and the deadline date of the conference in which I want to participate is quite near. I don't want to miss the conference, but as I am so new in ...
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Submitting to conference without intention to present

I did a master's degree in computer science and wrote a thesis. I'm interested in submitting the work in my thesis to a second-tier conference in my research area -- if it is accepted, it will be a ...
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How to organize content of slides for a conference presentation?

I am going to attend my first IEEE conference on Electronic Design/Verification and am feeling quite nervous about my first oral presentation. I want to make sure to "sell" my point and ensure all ...
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Can I send my accepted research paper to IEEE conferences?

My paper in IEEE Transactions journal got accepted one month ago. I wonder if I can modify it a little bit (changing the test case and remove one contribution of the paper out of 3)? If yes, How much ...
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A researcher that I know organizes a symposium within a strange conference and has asked me to go. What is the appropriate etiquette for declining?

I have been invited to a symposium related with my research field within a conference devoted to a broad area in Mathematics, not really associated with my field. This symposium is organized by a ...
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How to evaluate the quality of a conference that has a high ERA ranking, but whose organizer has a lot of negative reviews online?

In Australia we follow something known as the ERA ranking, when submitting papers to journals and conferences. My lab stresses publication in venues which are graded as only A or A(star), as per this ...
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Is it fair to organize conferences in beautiful tourist places?

Sometimes I receive some emails to attend scientific conferences organized in beautiful tourist places. For example, recently I got a message for a conference in the wonderful Italian Cinque Terre, ...
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Resusing my own poster abstract for another conference

I have to write an (poster-) abstract for a conference in April. Back in November I already wrote an abstract for a similar conference. Since I have not gained many new results on the same research ...
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Does mathematical sophistication play a role during paper review?

I am currently in the process of writing a paper for an international conference in image-processing area. One thing that bothers me somewhat is that the mathematical formulation I use is simple(...
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What is the meaning of “In Proceedings Of …”?

I saw the phrase “In Proceedings Of ...” many times on Google Scholar. What is the meaning of that? For example, “In Proceedings of the International Conference of ...”. Does that mean that you send ...
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How beneficial is speaking at non-academic conferences to future computer science career?

How beneficial is speaking (or holding a workshop) at non-academic software development conferences (like PyCon, Strange Loop or LambdaConf) to future computer science career (applying to PhD and ...
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Given a downloaded PDF of a publication, is there any way to detect if it's a journal or conference paper?

I have some downloaded papers and I am going to store journals and conferences in separate folders. My problem is that by having a simple look at the PDF file, I cannot detect if that paper is journal ...
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What are the benefits of a poster award?

What are the benefits of poster awards? Is being awarded at a conference really useful for one's career (e.g. when applying for a PhD or a job) or is it just scene? In other words: Can I say that ...
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Is Scimago a good way to rank conference impact?

I have seen that the Scimago Journal Rank make a rank of journals that cover different topics and classified them into quartiles. For what I know conferences also made their proceedings books, but I ...
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Should I rewrite completely an extended paper?

If I submitted a paper on a conference, and now a special journal about that conference has asked for submit extended versions of our previous work; I was wondering if I should rewrite completely the ...
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Does “submitted to Thomson Reuters” mean that a publication will actually be indexed?

I have seen a few conferences that state on the call for submissions that the conference will be "submitted for indexing in Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)." ...
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Is there a non-scientific related activity for students in a conference?

The research group that I am associated with organizes a conference that will take place next month. One of the students asked if there is something that he can volunteer and help in the ...
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How long should I wait for an IEEE conference proceeding?

I have an accepted paper in TrustCom 2014. The conference was held several months ago. However I could not find any information regarding the proceedings. They do not answer email. Is it normal? In ...
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How lenient are conferences in accepting and reviewing lately submitted poster presentation abstracts?

There is a conference that my advisor suggested that I attend and present at, but unfortunately as this was just suggested today, I missed the abstract submission deadline by about a week. I know ...
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Can I submit a conference abstract that duplicates a submitted paper?

I have a paper already submitted to a journal. Now, I want to try and submit an abstract to International Congress of Mathematicians 2014. The abstract basically contains the same thought and spirit ...
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What can I do to be able to understand conference presentations?

(I wish to remain anonymous, so I've omitted many details here. If those details make this question unanswerable, please don't hesitate to vote it down or close it.) I've been a PhD student in ...
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What to do if I can't get a visa to attend a conference that accepted my paper?

My work got accepted into a very good category in a very good conference in my field. Due to complicated visa issues it will be very hard for me to attend that conference. If I don't attend the ...
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What should I do now when this conference first sends me an “accept”, then a “reject”?

A little while back I had sent one of my works to an ACM conference -just a National level conference. I knew my work was not one of the best they were going to receive, but given the quality of the ...
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How to tell my supervisor that I have severe phobia of flying?

The phobia of flying is discouraging me to travel for conferences, although quite a number of them are very good opportunities for me to "market" the researches of our lab and of mine. Apparently, I ...

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