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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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How to prove that papers were presented when conference programs are not in English?

In preparing my application to PhD programs I have the following question: I have presented papers in two distinct large-scale local conferences. However, I am not sure how to list these on my CV in ...
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How to become committee member of a conference workshop? [duplicate]

Is there a formal process behind deciding who should be the members of a workshop committee? Or is it more about the organizers contacting people based on their experience within that particular field?...
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Etiquette when unable to attend a conference

I'm supposed to give a presentation at an academic conference in the coming days but have fallen ill. What is the best way to send my regrets? Should I also send a doctor's note? It doesn't provide ...
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How to refer to a method from a workshop in a conference paper?

I had a paper accepted in a workshop that only publishes its proceedings on its website; one of these workshops that tell you that submitting to the workshop does not prevent you from submitting ...
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Submitting the same research to multiple conferences

I'm aware that it's a violation of terms for most publishers to submit the same article to more than one journal, but I frequently see authors whose papers seem very similar, particularly papers ...
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Is it best to avoid all interactions with disreputable or predatory conferences?

Potentially predatory publishers and journals (as listed on Beall’s list here) are springing up more and more often, but they do not always stick to journals and publishing articles. Some host ...
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Which is better at verifying that a conference is reliable: Scopus, IEEE Xplore or DBLP?

In the case that I got one paper published, which of the aforementioned repositories have more relevance (so that I can determine that my work has not been published in a nobody-knows-about, fake ...
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Should I attend a conference even if I don't have a paper accepted there

Attending conferences is considered one of the perks of working in academia, for a variety of very good reasons: networking, meeting new people cutting edge research results and new directions ...
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Malfunctioning social media buttons on a conference website

The website of a conference that will take place soon (next month), offers social media buttons that should redirect the website visitor to the corresponding social media page or account, but when I ...
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I discovered a mistake in my own published workshop paper, how do I handle errata?

I am PhD student and the main author of a research-in-progress report in computer science. The paper is already published at a workshop (in the proceedings, this is not a journal paper) and was ...
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How does a committee select received manuscripts for poster presentation?

What are the differences between papers that are chosen for presentation vs those which are accepted for poster presentation? Is one less reputable than the other one? How does a committee select ...
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What typesetters do with the submitted paper?

I am informed that submitted paper supposed to be sent to the typesetters today. I am advised to check the mails. Until now there is no acknowledgement except the first mail. I am curious about the ...
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Is it generally allowed to send a published paper to another conference but in a different format?

My paper is accepted for poster presentation for a conference. Is it allowed sent it again to other conferences without withdrawing it from first conference? I am looking for oral presentation.
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Do non-English papers/publications have value in a CV which is going to be sent to an English company/university?

Some of the students are doing research in another language than English because they are living and studying in a non-English speaking country; they may be doing research in their mother-tongue ...
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Will my accepted paper appear in conference proceeding without presentation?

Will generally accepted papers appear in conferences proceeding without presentation? In particular my paper is accepted for this conference. In the conference web site they pointed out: "Accepted and ...
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Is it okay to ask a professor if he is going to attend a certain conference

I am planning to attend a prestigious conference in the near future, and I was wondering if a certain professor who I wish to meet and I would love to do my phd degree and research under his ...
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What is the difference between a research paper and a student paper?

The i-Society conference calls for Research Papers, Student Papers, and Case Studies. What is the difference between a "research paper" and a "student paper"?
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I have an accepted conference paper with a major error in it, should I ask for it to be changed?

I have submitted a paper to a conference with a scientific error in it. Essentially I have a concept and I have claimed it works in two conditions. Actually it only works in one of them. Technically, ...
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Is acceptable for international conferences to use your own simulator in your paper?

I want to propose some approaches in wireless networks and I want to simulate it to prove that it is better than others; but I don't want use commonly-used simulators and I want to create new ...
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Extended scientific abstract: should it include full results?

I'm writing an extended abstract for a conference prize. There are few instructions and it's the first time ever that I write one so I'm a little woried about it. The only restriction regards the ...
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How can you get to do a Short Oral Presentation at the International Congress of Mathematicians?

I am wondering, how hard or competitive is it to obtain a slot for short oral presentation(20-minute talk) at the International Congress of Mathematicians? Generally, how many slots are allotted for ...
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Are there any journals or conferences that take into account the availability of the source code when selecting the papers to publish?

Quite too many times I have read in a research article claiming that the source code will be made available, and, when I look for it, it turns out that the source code still hasn't been released. Are ...
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What does it mean that a conference is sponsored by ACM or IEEE?

Some conferences are established by IEEE and ACM, others by only one of them. I thought at first that such organizations somehow maintain a certain degree of high quality in the affiliated ...
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Is it okay to send a paper to a journal as well as for conference

Few months back I presented a paper in conference and sent the same for possible publication in the conference proceedings. I got no response for a long time and with the consent of my supervisor sent ...
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Maximum/reasonable number of authors for a (conference) paper

What is a reasonable number of authors a small conference paper should have? In my case, this is an interdisciplinary research paper and several people are linked to this work in one way or another. ...
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What to do when paper is deemed in scope for the conference but not for the proceedings?

I submitted a paper to a conference. I wasn't quite sure if my paper was within the scope of that conference (it seemed a judgement call), but it was accepted. I went to the conference, and after ...
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My department is not concerned with publishing, is this a valid reason to move to a different one?

I received a scholarship from a funding organization to do my PhD. I chose a department within a reputable research center to do my PhD at, and I did start working there 2 months ago. My career ...
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Is it unethical for professional societies to offer conference discounts to members?

There is a recurring pattern I see in conferences organized by several professional associations. Two different conference fees are offered, X for members and Y for non-members, with Y>X. Often, the ...
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Student Travel Grant = Volunteering; is it worth it?

I have a paper accepted to a conference and my adviser is willing to fully fund the trip. However, I am also eligible to apply for a "Student Travel Grant" (being a student author). Pros of getting ...
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Short papers at computer science conferences

What is the purpose of short papers at computer science conferences? I’m a first year PhD student. I spent a few months working with my supervisor on a long paper that we submitted to a conference. I ...
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How to write a math abstract for a conference in an experimentalist dominated field without “specific numerical results”

Note that in experimental fields it is not uncommon that an abstract is required to have "specific" unpublished results 9 months or so before the conference. The problem is if you are a theoretical/...
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Should the title be changed when converting a conference article into a journal article?

Recently, a (Springer) journal invited me to extend a (Springer) conference paper. The conference paper was published in April. After the extensions, I can submit the journal article as post-...
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Conference Travel Grant [duplicate]

I am an undergraduate student from Bangladesh. Two of my posters have been accepted at Sigmod undergraduate research poster competition. Now, I am looking forward to attend Sigmod. I will be ...
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Signed up for conference, having second thoughts

My advisor suggested that I should sign up for a conference, which I did - I now have to give a 15 minute talk. However, the conference is taking place very far from me (+20 hour flight), and I am ...
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When is the best time to get permission for putting others figures in the paper? (Conference vs. Journal)

My basic question is, should I get copyright permission for a figure before submitting a paper? However I realize there may be two different situations, and I'm not sure if they are different. ...
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Does a tutorial type conference submission differ significantly from a regular submission?

I work mainly with in silico method development and data analysis within biomedical research. For an upcoming conference I intend to go with a tutorial-type of submission instead of a "regular" ...
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Can non-reviewers influence the decision about a paper in a program committee?

In a Program Committee (PC), can PC members non assigned to a paper still have a look at it and make comments influencing the decision, assuming that the reviewing system allow them to access the ...
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How to submit a talk to a conference – Starting with replying to a Call for Presentations

I have received a Call for Presentations for a conference and I have a topic that could be interesting to present. The Call for Presentations describe the various forms of presentations that one can ...
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Can I present a conference paper if I am not a researcher?

My graduate program is a non-research based. However, I am interested in writing and presenting a conference paper. Is it possible for me to do this even as I am not into research work?
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How does one issue a call for papers on military history?

A non-academic group to which I belong holds military history conferences a few times a year. We've discussed seeking presentations from graduate students, but we're unsure of the process. So, I have ...
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Is it possible to submit a conference paper without results?

I am writing a paper for my first conference which is actually about my MSc dissertation. In my dissertation I designed a system and tested it with a number of users however, I don't want to include ...
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Can a paper be presented by two presenters in a conference

I am a beginner in research papers and doesn't know much about registration and presenting. Can two authors register for the same conference and present the paper (together)?
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Can I include in my CV the invitation to a conference I'm not sure to attend?

I have seen this question (Unable-to-attend conferences in CV), but the situation is a bit different. In my field, we don't usually submit papers for conferences. Rather, the organizers directly ...
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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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Is it unethical to submit an older paper to a conference and then update it after acceptance?

I have had a paper accepted for a conference this summer, which presents the preliminary results of my PhD research. However, I'd like to present my final results at another conference in the fall, ...
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What is the purpose of chairmen at conferences?

I often struggle when explaining people not familiar with academics or new to academics the concept of a chairmen at conferences or talks. At some point I have to say that this is somehow an academic ...
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Acknowledging funds from an award tied to a specific individual

I am organizing a conference at a major University. Much of the funding for the conference has come from the an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award received by a particular scholar. He controls the ...
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How to attend conferences without funding

I would like to attend some conferences this year, but we are running out of funding until 2015, so I need to look for other options. For instance, I organized a special session in a conference, and ...
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How to cite a conference paper in an “extended” journal version?

I recently presented a paper at a conference which was published in its proceedings. Now it is time to submit an "extended" version with "30% new content". The new content isn't a problem, I've ...
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Can I include under-review content in my PhD Thesis?

In the verge of writing up a PhD thesis, is it fine to include the content of the work which is submitted to a conference and is "under review" at the time of writing up. More specifically if the ...