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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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Conference discussant: Is it appropriate to ask someone to present my comments?

I am a new assistant professor. I have been invited for a conference discussant and said yes. However, I just realized that I am required to register for the conference (fee is $710) to serve as a ...
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Is it normal for a conference to let the submissions modifiable long after the deadline?

Is it normal for a conference to let the submissions be editable on easychair website by the authors (and still be able to submit new papers) after 3 weeks of the hard deadline and only one week ...
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Is it good to postpone part of the related work section and experiment result tables to the appendix to fit the page limit?

I am currently submitting a paper to ICLR. ICLR 2022 has a 9-page limit for the first submission but my paper has 14 pages under the official template. So I am trying to shrink it. Apart from doing ...
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Publish Abstract of Research paper in Researchgate before appearing in IEEE Xplore

I have 3 research papers accepted in 2 different intl. conferences in July'21 and the co-authors presented the papers already in August,21 (conferences are IEEE Sponsored, and going to index/publish ...
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When publishing a paper submitted and presented in a conference as a book chapter, should I cite the conference submission/presentation?

I submitted a paper to a conference and presented the paper there, but I didn't publish the paper in the conference proceedings. Later on the conference notified me that the paper was selected to be ...
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Can a paper be submitted to a journal if I submit it to a conference?

I’m interested in submitting a paper for a Student Paper Award at a conference. I’m wondering whether I can submit the same paper to a peer reviewed journal after the conference ends. Does the answer ...
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A result preempted by XYZ in 2003

I was attending a conference recently where one of the presenters had put it in their title slide, "this work is preempted by XYZ in 2003". What does this exactly mean? I didn't see this in ...
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What's better: paper rejected from a strong conference or a paper accepted into a weak conference?

What would be better for a PhD admission? I'd suspect having a weak conference paper would certainly be the better option, but my supervisor was very adamant about not sending it to a weak conference, ...
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Do you ask for a certificate of participation as a poster presenter in a conference?

I participated in some prestigious conferences as a poster presenter but, these conferences do not issue certificates so, when I list them in my CV, what is the proof for the reader that I did ...
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WCAM speaker invitation: scam, and how does it work? [duplicate]

I usually receive many emails from scam journals asking me to publish my work there. And as I understand the scam is that they charge you a lot of money for that, and/or they steal your authors' ...
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Rejection only because of incremental publication (salami slicing)?

I am reviewing conference submissions (specialized branch of engineering). One of them, although technically more interesting than some of the other submissions, is a typical case of "salami ...
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Advisor will not write a recommendation letter for me to participate in a conference

There is a leading conference that will take place in Jan 2022. Graduate students are encouraged to present a poster about their thesis work, however, the slots are limited so a recommendation letter ...
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As a young researcher, what should I follow to keep myself updated in my subject area? [duplicate]

I am a new researcher in immunology and biology. I am unable to keep track of so many papers being published in journals. Do I need to check Conference Proceedings as well? I am not sure what to ...
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How to identify a legitimate journal from a fake journal? [duplicate]

I know using Google Scholar metrics we can get an awareness about legitimate journals, but there are some journals or conferences papers not stated in the Google metrics. Hence I want to know how to ...
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Is SpringerLink published under Springer?

I would like to clarify is SpringerLink published under Springer? I want to make sure its a legitimate publisher, given that plenty of fake journals are out there.
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What does "You are the creator and an author for this paper. You have authored an accepted paper." mean in EDAS?

What does "You are the creator and an author for this paper. You have authored an accepted paper." mean in EDAS when the Status is still "Active (has manuscript)"?
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Should an extended version of a Paper contain the existing Paper?

I have a conference paper published in A and now they have invited me to submit an extended version of the Paper in a Journal. Due to page limitations, I had a lot of work that I couldn't present at ...
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Why was it mandatory to attend a conference in person while publishing a paper in pre-pandemic times, and how will conferences run post-pandemic?

Conferences are a great platform to exchange ideas and to learn about different research areas. Also, more importantly, conferences expedite the process of publishing as journals may take months/years....
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Should I publish results from my conference presentation as a conference paper or as a journal article?

I presented some results during a colloquium a few months ago and now I can send an article to be reviewed by peers and published into a book. My concern is that this is not as interesting as being ...
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Contradiction in requested poster dimension (px vs. cm)

We are preparing an e-poster and a printed poster for poster presentation at a conference. The organizer define the dimension of the poster as follows (everything is prepared in .pptx format and then ...
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Conference states that "only original material should be submitted", does that mean I shouldn't publish it separately?

A photonics industry (field is physics/electrical engineering) conference has the following submission guideline: Note: Only original material should be submitted. Commercial papers, papers with no ...
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"Poster Paper" vs. "Short Paper" vs. "Full Paper"

I have come across author instructions for conferences that differentiate between full papers/short papers/poster papers by length only. Sometimes shorter paper types seem to undergo less scrutiny. ...
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Can I cite my accepted but not yet presented conference paper?

My paper has been accepted for an IEEE international conference coming in September (2 months from now), and I have successfully registered for the conference (so would be presenting it then). By the ...
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What is the meaning of the two numbers in the paper identifier of EDAS?

I have submitted a paper to a conference via EDAS. The conference asked me for the "paper number" in its own registration form (independent from EDAS). On EDAS my paper has an identifier ...
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How can a student avoid paying hefty sums for conferences?

As a student, you would like to stay in touch with and participate in conferences, present papers and get the proceedings published. However, as I have come to notice, such conferences ask for hefty ...
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Is this scenario of dual submission possible?

It is in computer science area. The author notification date(notify people whether their paper get accepted) for conference A is 4 days later than the submission date of conference B. Is that possible ...
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Does giving a good conference talk affect the acceptance of future submissions?

Sort of a follow-up question to Does giving an easily-understood talk make the audience think you did something simple? Let's say Alice goes to Big Name Conference V and gives a great talk. Everyone ...
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Does not paying for a conference mean one's paper becomes unaccepted?

I have a paper accepted at X conference. It has a very expensive registration fee which I was told would be paid by my advisor. But now they are not going to pay. If I don't pay the fee, does that ...
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Is there difference in the target audience addressed via a conference paper and via a journal paper in field of Computer Science?

As per my understanding in both scenarios we write our research addressing the research community. Yet at what point we decide to write a conference paper or a journal paper? Is it via looking at the ...
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Is it true that a conference paper is considered more valueable than a journal paper in the field of Computer Science? If so why is it so? [duplicate]

I have heard that journal papers are more valuable than conference papers generally in other fields. Yet I read that in Computer Science field that conference papers are more valuable. Hence I want ...
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Would it be unprofessional to use emoji in my conference presentation slides?

I'll be giving a presentation in an (online only) academic conference shortly. Question: Would it be unprofessional to use emoji in my conference presentation slides? Here's how I think about this ...
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I was invited to give a conference talk: What should I ask beforehand?

I recently gave a talk at one international (virtual) conference, a couple days later I was invited to give a talk to another (virtual) conference. The scope of the second conference is more localized ...
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Is this a predatory conference? [duplicate]

https://www.pagesconferences.com/physics/ I was invited despite never communicating with anyone in the committee, the email was not marked as spam though.
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Is Stealing Ideas Common in Academia? Should I be Worried About Potential Theft? [duplicate]

I am attending my first conference this week, and yesterday I attended a poster session and stopped by one that belonged to a lab manager of a lab quite similar to mine. I am also a lab manager, and ...
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Can I propose a talk in a seminar on a research paper which is under communication in a journal?

I have communicated one research paper of mathematics in a journal. Now I want to talk on that paper in a seminar/conference just for a presentation and getting a presentation certificate (probably), ...
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publishing a poster in a conference and then an extended version in another conference, is that possible?

I was planning to submit a couple of posters to a Computer Science conference because there are some final experiments that I should perform with the data we have at hand. I wondered if there would be ...
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Advantages of the conference publication system of CS/Eng

Computer Science and Engineering have a publication system that is quite different from that of other disciplines, in that conference proceedings have great importance and partially take the role of ...
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How to deal with force citations by organizers

I have seen organizers of different workshops in machine learning making it mandatory to cite their papers. This is totally fine if it is base paper or paper describing the dataset. But sometimes they ...
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What are the potential pitfalls of using non-Greek/non-European characters as symbol in scientific writing?

So I am in a dilemma in that a recent publication literally has used up every (legible) character on this page. We have checked thoroughly and every single character is necessary and this many ...
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Why do top conferences/journals between different research fields sometimes have a large difference in h5-index?

Example: the top conferences/journals for computer vision have an h5-index almost twice higher than the top conferences/journals for natural language processing: https://scholar.google.com/citations?...
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How to check if a conference is "indexed" or "fake"? [duplicate]

I submitted my paper to a conference. Based on a previous accepted submission, the conference response seems suspicious, not to mention that gmail marked their email as "suspicious mail". ...
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Does each LNCS volume have a proof-reading chance for authors?

I have a conference paper that will be included in LNCS. But recently, I found a few typos in the camera-ready version of the conference. I am wondering whether I will still receive a proof-reading ...
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Must presenters in the humanities read their papers verbatim instead of summarizing/discussing them?

Thanks to Covid-19, I have been watching many video conferences and online presentations (both formal and not) in the humanities, specifically on printing, paleography, manuscripts, analysis of paper, ...
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How do I stay focused during an online conference?

Conference season is coming up and my supervisor signed us both up to a series of conferences that are running over the next few weeks. Having already participated in a couple of them, I kind of know ...
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About Plagiarism checking for two academic paper which have been published on conference and journal

I and my friend have had one paper via a journal(link) and conference (link), so as i have seen we have some mistake in not adding the desired change on the journal version of that paper based of the ...
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Is this a correct way to look for one online collaboration in this situation?

I'm a PhD student working in theoretical and mathematical Physics. I'm particularly interested in one subject and would like to do research on it. By now I have studied some relevant papers on the ...
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How to give a pitch at a conference?

I am now attending (and presenting at) my first ever conference. I have already given the presentation of the paper. I received the following email: Dear X, your paper has been selected by the ...
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Can I use images from Wikipedia in my paper?

I am new in the field of writing papers and publishing them. This is my first work. While writing my paper, I thought it would be great to explain some concepts I have used in this paper beforehand. I ...
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Rejected short paper accepted as poster [closed]

I am a 1st year computer science PhD student. I recently submitted a paper to a large conference LBW that was rejected (with fair comments), I re submitted with changes to a smaller conference short ...
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Can I include new experiment results in a Camera Ready submission?

I have a paper accepted at a X conference. I have been working on changes for the camera ready version. I have some results from experiments that I ran after the paper's initial submission. Questions: ...
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