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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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What do I need to ensure my presentation will go smoothly?

From a technical stand point, what do I need to show up to a conference with (in general) to ensure that my presentation will go smoothly? Two things I can think of: Presentation remote Equipment ...
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Rankings of Computer Science conferences and journals

I was wondering if there is any kind of "reliable" CS conferences ranking available on the web. I have searched on SCImago, but I believe it only ranks journals, and there is no mention about ...
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Is the status of conference publications in Computer Science really absolutely unique?

It has been discussed and explained many times that in (at least some subdisciplines of) Computer Science, conference publications have a special status compared to many other fields - where in other ...
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What do I do if my results are not ready before a conference?

My supervisor encouraged me to apply for a conference presentation, as he had funding for me to go. The problem was that I had no results at the time, since the conference date was six months after ...
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Are contributions to conference proceedings considered to be “archival” publications?

While technical papers are generally considered to be "non-archival" and journal papers "archival", I couldn't find a clear statement about papers that appear in conference proceedings. Does it matter ...
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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 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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Can I use abbreviations in the title of a research paper?

Is it a good practice to include an abbreviation in a title of a research paper. for example : PC , IDE , RAM
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Travel grants for International students in the US?

I am an international student in the United States (originally from India) and have been here for my PhD in Mechanical engineering since Fall ’06. I've attended a bunch of conferences all in the US ...
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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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Attending conferences as a first-year undergrad

I'm a first-year undergraduate student in physics. Since starting my studies I've tried to get involved in research as much as possible. Recently, the team I work with encouraged me to submit an ...
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Is Lecture Notes by Springer a journal?

Sorry for asking maybe a too-specific question. I've searched the internet and in this site but I still want a specific answer. Is the Lecture Notes in (enter the name of field here) by Springer a ...
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How to ignore a presenter's bad english?

I recently attended an average international conference in Computer Science. This was the first time I actually attended an international conference. The level of English that I heard during the ...
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How do journals and conferences verify if the results in paper are genuine

Most of the conferences and journals doesn't ask for code to be submitted along with the paper. How common is it to detect fake or incomplete results in such conference/journal review ? In my field of ...
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Publishing the same results at multiple conferences

I presented my psychology thesis at an undergraduate conference, an international conference in France, and am now interested in submitting it to be presented at the 2013 APA conference in Hawaii. ...
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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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Conferences as publication venues – black and white or is there a grey or third way?

There are two ways of treating conferences that are commonly mentioned on this site: Conferences are publication venues for papers (or similar). Submissions will be subjected to a serious peer review,...
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Citing a paper under review in 2 different conferences

I am currently writing 2 conference papers. One is highly quantitative in nature and the other is absolutely qualitative in nature. I am submitting both papers to conferences having deadlines in the ...
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Making time to catch up with people at a conference

I am attending a number of short (two and three day) conferences this fall. In the past I have scheduled meetings (e.g., time to chat and catch up over meals and coffee breaks) with people prior to ...
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Should a conference paper in a journal be considered a journal article?

I have recently been doing a revision in my CV. I organized my publications into "Peer-reviewed journal articles", "Peer-reviewed conference papers", "Other published papers" ... My dilema is which ...
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Multiple paper submission deadline extension (three times in few days)

Important Announcement – Paper Submission Deadline Extension The paper submission deadline has been extended to May 25, 2015 June 1, 2015. This is the third extension of the deadline for the ...
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What is appropriate number of keywords for conference paper?

What is appropriate or reasonable number of keywords in a conference paper (in computer network/security topics)?
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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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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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Publishing a conference version of a journal paper at the same time ? (copyright issues) [duplicate]

This may be a question repeated many times, but I want to know your opinion. I submitted a journal paper for an algorithm (Computer Science). Fearing that the review process take too long, I decided ...
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Is it acceptable to take photos of slides at a conferences for private use?

Is it accepted/appropriate to take pictures of presentation slides at conferences for private use? I am not talking about putting those pictures out in the public afterwards, I know this is illegal ...
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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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Would my paper be published if I missed the conference due to visa-related problems? [duplicate]

I have two accepted papers in one conference . The problem is that until I have not gotten an original invitation letter, a must to get a visa. I've sent over ten emails to the email addresses listed ...
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Advantages of attending a conference

I am a co-author in a paper. How can attending a conference be beneficial to career and resume since I am not sure whether to attend it.
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Is it weird to visit a scientific conference as an undergraduate student?

I'm an undergraduate (Bachelor's) student and I'm thinking about attending a conference which exactly matches the topic of a research project that I'm working on at the moment. I have never attended a ...
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How to show interest to serve as a TPC or reviewer in top conferences?

My Questions: How can I express interest to receive invitation to serve as a reviewer in a top ranked conference? Currently I am registered with the conference review system (i.e., EDAS) and I receive ...
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How can I withdraw my paper from a fake conference?

I submitted one of my research paper in a fake conference by mistake. Now I want to withdraw my paper from it, But I am facing problem in withdrawal as no email id is given on that website. The ...
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How extended must my extended paper be?

I have been approached to submit an extended version of a research paper in a journal. The original paper is already published in a conference proceedings by publisher A. What "degree of extension" ...
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Simultaneous submission short version to conference and full version to journal

I know that it is a common practice in computer science to submit a short version of article in conference and extended version in journal. What if I submit same article one short version to ...
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Finding Mistake After a Conference Proceedings

Do conferences such as IEEE allow authors to change/update a published conference paper due to some minor issues and mistakes such as equation caption errors or footnote mistakes that do not alter or ...
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Mentioning future work, that is now complete

I am presenting a paper at a computer science conference. The paper I submitted to the conference mentioned future work that would significantly enhance the utility of the method. This work was work ...
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How to handle capitalized abbreviations in Book, Anthology, Journal, etc. titles in APA?

I am using APA and need to cite an article from a conference which has a capitalized abbreviation in its name: Proceedings of the 1992 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing https://dl.acm.org/...
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What are the key features of a short (15 min) conference presentation?

I am preparing to give a conference presentation from scratch. What is an effective ratio of introduction / methods / results / conclusion slides? How can I balance the details of research without ...
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How should I introduce myself (a graduate student) at a conference?

I am a fifth year pure mathematics graduate student; I'm currently on the academic job market. I'm traveling to a few conferences this semester and I believe that I should take this opportunity to ...
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Will I destroy my career if I published a paper with a serious mistake?

I'm an undergrad and kind of new to this whole research thing. I've been doing research for the past ~9 months as a requirement to graduate with my bachelor's (there's the research track and software ...
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Software to use for creating posters for academic conferences?

And how much time does it usually take? I'd like to create a poster without having to put too much time into formatting.
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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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How does one maintain academic contacts?

How do you stay in touch with researchers whom you meet at conferences? My intention is to stay in touch for possible collaborations and job opportunities. Usually I meet people, we talk and I send ...
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How do I create a workshop/conference?

I have noticed that there is no real workshop or conference in my particular field of research, that tends to be across different fields (for instance, security and risk). There are of course general ...
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What's the expected level of paper for top conferences in Computer Science [closed]

What's the expected level of paper to be submitted to top level conferences in theoretical computer science (FOCS/SODA/STOC)? I think there should be four main concern: Is it a novel results? How ...
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How to respond to the trivialisation of one’s work and unjustified demands for a considerable extension of the research?

I am a graduate student in engineering whose work includes a lot of programming and implementation of the developed theories. I am not a computer scientist, but I am a fairly skilled programmer, at ...
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How should I control my nervousness, so as not to disturb my presentation on the day of a conference?

My paper is successfully accepted in a very prestigious and reputable conference, to be presented orally in one of the presentation sessions. This is my first time that I am going to give such a talk ...
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“Looking for a postdoc” ad inside a conference talk?

I got my PhD one year ago; I am looking for a position (e.g., postdoc). I am going to a fairly attended conference, and was pondering about how to make audience aware that I am on the market. An ...
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What to say in one-minute presentation of a poster in a scientific conference?

The chair person of my poster session has told each participant to make an one-slide presentation with one minute maximum speaking time (known as poster blitz or poster madness). I am wondering what ...
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Why hold conferences in a resort town?

I have noticed many academic conferences are held in small resort town. Why? Why not held in something like a 4-star hotel in the city center? Attending a conference is a paid job, why should we ...