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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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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 ...
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How would an undergrad fund a conference trip with a single author paper?

I am considering submitting a single author paper to a computer science conference that would be very expensive for me to attend based on travel costs alone. If accepted, is it realistic to expect ...
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Are Prior Publications allowed in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory?

I have a paper written that is about 17 pages. I plan to submit a shortened version of it of only the main ideas to a conference with a 10 page limit next month, but I also want to submit the full ...
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My adviser submitted an abstract to a conference that we submitted elsewhere before but changed the authors orders

About two months ago me and my adviser attended a conference, where he had a talk about my PhD project. For this talk, he submitted an abstract, where I was the first author and he was the second one. ...
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Is the conference “ICCTCEEC” a scam? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper about 20-25 days ago in this conference http://ctceec.org/ knowing about IEEE involvement here. Today I have got an acceptance email for my paper, The astonishing thing to me is, ...
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What does “contributed paper session” mean?

It may be a silly question, but what it the general definition of the "contributed paper session" (especially in the mathematics community)? In particular, I am not sure of the following: If I ...
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Register in IEEE A ranked conferences - Student or full registration?

I am trying to follow up with the instructions to register my paper for the conference. However, the system is not allowing me to finish the process. I just emailed the editor and he answered after ...
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Is it normal that my adviser presented my work at a conference while I was there?

A couple of month ago, I was in a conference with my adviser. I had a poster and he had a talk. His talk was about my project. In fact, it was newer results that I presented in my poster. After he ...
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Is the following publishing strategy convenient?

I work in the field of CS, and recently published one of my works (Algorithm A) in arXiv (not peer-reviewed), as a short technical report which introduces a new method along with relevant mathematical ...
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How can I tell if a website is safe for conference registration?

I am registering for a conference in Canada but the payment link has a weird name like yizhifubj and the website is Chinese. Is that normal? Are there any guidelines for determining if a registration ...
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Can an undergraduate attend a conference without a supervisor?

I am an undergraduate student graduating next month. I have submitted my paper (my own paper) to a conference and it has been accepted. Is it okay to attend the conference and present without any ...
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presented at a conference but don't appear in proceedings

What's the protocol if you present at a conference but aren't listed on the conference proceedings? As in, my advisor (when I was a doc student) submitted the presentation under her name, but I was ...
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Conference Title - shall abbreviation and year be listed uniformly?

I'm just had a look at my citations and they are in an aweful state. Most conference papers that I imported into my citation manager have different styles, e.g.: IEEEE Conference on Emerging Txxx ...
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Should I write a rebuttal for all for the reviewers or just the rejecting reviewers?

From a computer science conference, I have received 4 reviews. Two of the reviewers have accepted the article and have appreciated the work, while the other two have given "weak reject". The ...
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updating paper after conference/workshop

is it possible to update (minor edits) a paper after a conference/workshop before proceedings? If that's not possible, why is that?, I'm just trying to understand the rationale, not critiquing. ...
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Conference fee and travel costs for invited speaker

I am invited as a speaker to a international conference to present a published paper. I want to ask if is it usual to not pay the conference fee and the hotel? Should I ask them via email?
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What is the optimal way for poster presentation in conference?

I am presenting (PPT) my regular research paper in a computer science conference. Additionally, the conference has a poster session of 2 hr. What I find difficult in poster session is that the process ...
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How important are poster sessions in conferences?

Many times I've attended and will attend international conferences presenting a poster in my life. I used to think that this poster works have been considered less important than scientific papers or ...
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Slides for conference talk with no affiliation

It is (of course) a rule that the speaker's affiliation appears alongside their name in their presentation at a conference. What's the best practice in the case of no current affiliation? Did you ...
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Should I cite my own research demonstration paper?

I am a researcher in the computer science / interactions field. One year ago, I published a demonstration paper at a conference presenting and using quite briefly an algorithm A. This year, I'm ...
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How do disabled computer scientists publish?

Given that computer scientists publish in conferences, which typically require that presenters be present, how do computer scientists who are disabled, have broken legs due to a car accident, or have ...