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Questions tagged [workshop]

Questions about academic workshops, which are often smaller, more collaborative forms of an academic conference, or which take place as a session of a larger conference.

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How does academics form discussion & study environments efficiency and effectively?

As a student, I often read & hear academics meeting in workshops to discuss problems in their fields with their colleagues, or with academics in other field etc.. As a Physics & Mathematics ...
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Nominating my Supervisor as a Speaker in a Workshop Conference

I am interested in nominating my female supervisor to be a speaker in a workshop for women in an international conference, she is quite intelligent, helpful to other female students and that triggered ...
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Are not published workshop papers considered in similarity check for an extended journal paper?

I am going to submit my journal paper in 2 weeks. Besides, there is a workshop whose deadline is in a couple of days. I am going to submit a brief version of my potential journal paper (12 pages) in ...
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Can I submit a paper to a call for paper and a call for workshops for the same conference?

I am applying to a top tier ML/Data-Science Conference and I feel that I might have a higher probability getting accepted in the call for workshops over the call for papers. Can I submit the same ...
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How to list workshop presentations on a CV when circumstances change?

This might be a bit of an unusual situation. I was accepted to a workshop as a solo authored abstract, but a situation arose in which I was unable to attend. However, the organizer allowed for my ...
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Workshop versus conference deadline

I noticed a particular conference had a deadline in January, whereas a workshop collocated at the conference had a deadline in May. Does this mean the workshop is merely using the location of the ...
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What is the usual dress code for academic workshops? [duplicate]

I'm attending my first academic/industry workshop next week and was wondering what is the convention with regards to the dress code. It's a three-day affair where each participant is required to ...
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The Pros and Cons of Volunteering in Organizing Workshop in High Prestigious Conference

The last year, I have been granted a fund from a workshop in High Prestigious Conference, from a couple of days I have received from the organizer if I would like to volunteer in organizing the next ...
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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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“Poster presentation” vs “poster only” in academic conference

I want to submit an abstract. I have three options: Oral presentation Poster presentation Poster ONLY What is the difference between 2 and 3?
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What are the benefits of participating in workshops related to good conferences?

I just received the acceptance notification of my paper in one of the workshops related to ECML/PKDD conference which is among good conferences in computer science. However, my paper is accepted as ...
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Poster session includes a “poster” + “article”?

When we are accepted in a poster session, does it mean that we need to provide a "poster" (usually in A0 size) + an "article" which explains the topic in a separate file ? Or both poster and article ...
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difference between symposium and workshop?

I am not sure if it is too naive, but can anyone please let me know the difference between a symposium and a workshop. I aim to submit my paper to a conference where call-for-paper is for the ...
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How to practice alone for a presentation?

I am well aware that, when it comes to preparing to give a talk at a conference, "practice makes perfect". The problem is that, realistically, it tends not to be possible to find an audience for more ...
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What percentage of registered participants eventually show up at conferences?

I am organizing a small workshop which is over subscribed. We will have to reject a few applications. The worst applicants are easy to spot, but there are a few borderline cases, and I'm afraid that a ...
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Conference presentation of a weak paper to an expert audience.

As a part of my research project, I am almost finished a first paper. I was proud of myself because of the contributions: I was able to take some ideas that has been used in the field for some years ...
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Does paper acceptance mean an on-site talk is required?

I am sorry for naïveté. I found a workshop that fits my research and I want to submit a paper to the workshop. The problem is that the location of the workshop is far away from my hometown and I don'...
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CS conference paper rejected but recommended for conjunct workshop

Earlier this year my paper was rejected for conference A with 3 highly rejects, so I tried to revise it and then submitted it to conference B. This time I still got rejected with 1 weak accept and 2 ...
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May a man attend a workshop entitled “Young women in [domain]”?

The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics at the University of Bonn hosts workshops such as 'Young Women in Harmonic Analysis', 'Young Women in Geometry' and 'Young Women in Mathematical Physics' ...
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Practical Aspects of Workshop Organization

I'm surprised I couldn't find any similar question. Please mark as duplicate if you know one. What are the practical aspects one should not overlook when organizing a (small) workshop? Organizing a ...
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How do I find new problems to work on while attending a workshop?

I am attending my first ever workshop next week, in Theoretical Computer Science. My goal is plain - discuss interesting ideas to find new problems to work on and collaborators to work with. My ...
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What is the difference between a conference paper and a workshop paper? [duplicate]

I recently participated in a conference. Several workshops were organized in parallel with the conference, and I also took part in one workshop to see what kind of material is presented there. To me, ...
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What is one-session short presentation or lecture in CV?

In during the M.Sc., when complex networks course lectured by prof. in university, he said me that I will talk about complex networks and my B.Sc. thesis in one session for students. How to can I ...
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How to organize a work-in-progress workshop for PhD students in the field of law and related social sciences?

I would like to organize a work-in-progress workshop for PhD students at my university. How can I make sure that the participants really profit from the workshop and receive valuable feedback?
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What is the point in publishing a paper in a workshop rather than in a conference?

At first glance seems more interesting to submit your work to a conference, but a lot of people are still interested in workshops. Which is their motivation? I have also heard that to use your new ...
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What kind of audience can I expect for a scientific talk at University?

I have been invited as a Guest speaker to a scientific workshop at a University. I know there will be faculty members but will there be students present as well? This is my first time as a Guest ...
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How should I list presentations given at workshops on my CV?

I'm in a humanities field, and I'm wondering if presentations given at small workshops should be listed in a separate section of my CV, for instance between "Invited Talks" and "Conferences". Small ...
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Oral vs Poster vs Workshop. Which is the most prestigious in the context of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence?

This question is mainly about the perceived prestige of various events at conferences. Is there a hierarchy to it? Asking this in the perspective of being the presenter. Another way of putting it ...
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Must you attend a conference to attend/present at an affiliated event?

Specifically, I'm in the field of Computer Science, where conferences (such as EuroS&P) have lots of cool affiliated events, some of which have proceedings and some which do not. I am more ...
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Should I have doubts if the organizers of a workshop ask me to sign a behavior agreement upfront?

Recently, I applied to attend a workshop of 14 days. I came to know about this workshop from colleague of mine. After a few days, I received an email saying I got accepted, along with that, some ...
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How I can subscribe to conference/seminar/workshop alerts? [closed]

Can anybody please provide me link from where I can subscribe to alerts for international conferences, seminar, workshop etc or postdoc positions ? This could be very useful for me as I generally ...
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Is it ethical to contribute to a workshop one is organizing?

In computer science, workshops are often co-located with conferences. The workshop committee consists of roughly 3-5 chairs, who are organizing and chairing the workshop. Then there is a certain ...
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Do workshop publications hold the same value as conference publications in CS?

I had missed deadline for a reputable conference (Computer Science). Now I see that a workshop is being organized with the conference which exactly aligns with my area of research. The workshop ...
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Should workshop papers be cited (computer science)

In my subfield of computer science I observe that workshop papers often are not thoroughly reviewed. It even appears (attention, possibly controversial assumption incoming) that workshop-paper ...
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What is a shared task? and what is the purpose of it?

I noticed lately the increase of conducting shared tasks, what are they and what is the rationale behind them? why do we need them since we already have workshops and conferences?
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Should technical research papers contain a 'Proposed solution' in them?

I want to publish a paper for the literature study that I have performed instead of the way I have implemented it (Planning to do this in another research paper). I have, however, evaluated different ...
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Purpose of participating in “student doctoral programs” in conferences

I am finishing my third year in PhD program, and have at least 1.5 more years before finishing. I have just recently submitted a regular research paper for a conference, will be waiting for around 2 ...
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How to Estimate Times for Projects in a Programming Workshop?

I am going to be teaching a workshop on Julia for data science and scientific computing soon. I came up with a plan that has a lot more than we will be able to do (just in case), but was wondering ...
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Who usually submits workshop proposals to conferences, and who usually pays for the workshop?

I just found that a prestigious conference has announced workshop proposal (here). I would like to know who can send a proposal for workshops and from whom usually is the proposal accepted? Does the ...
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Extracurricular activities in cover letter

I am a science PhD student applying for a workshop on documentaries and video art forms, organised for liberal arts students. In the past few years I worked part time as a reporter; in your opinion, ...
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Is it normal to go to a conference/workshop without a publication?

I started my PhD not long ago, and I have heard some of my colleagues something to the effect of since they did not get their submission to some conference accepted, they will not be going to that ...
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Should I mention reimbursements for financial expenditures when first contacting tentative speakers for a workshop?

I am thinking of organizing a workshop in my field and am currently in the process of looking for potential speakers. Some of these I'll be contacting for the first time ever by email. The speakers I ...
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Does presenting results in conference and publishing in unreviewed proceedings prevent better publications?

Recently I have been attending a couple of conferences/workshops, presenting my latest results in oral and poster sessions. I really enjoyed doing that and the following live discussions. However ...
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What is done in a workshop? How does it differ from an academic conference?

I have researched some, but I still don't know what is carried out in workshops. What activities are arranged? What are they difference from conferences?
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Talks and Workshops at professional conferences like PyCon and various un-conferences

How do you present talks and workshops that you have conducted at various open source events and professional conference and events like un-conferences, in your academic CV and application form for ...
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How should I list the conferences and courses I attend as an undergrad student to my CV?

This is not really a duplicate of this question: Should I list conferences I attended on my CV? I just finish my bachelor and trying to apply to a grad school. Of course, my CV is weak and strong ...
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What is the requirement for submitting a revised workshop paper to a conf in CS?

We have published a workshop paper last year. Now, we are planning to submit it to a conference. The conference paper roughly have 50% new materials. Basically, the workshop paper studied a 3.5-year ...
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How to foster gender diversity as an organizer

I am part of the organizing committee for a workshop in a STEM field that historically has problems with underrepresentation of women (and other groups, but let me focus on women in this question). I ...
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Should I submit my revised workshop paper to a journal if I don't think it will meet the “30% new material” requirement?

Let me explain my case first. I submitted an article to a Computer Science Conference, and it got one rejection, and two qualifications as a borderline paper. The reviewer that rejected the paper only ...
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Is it appropriate to submit a previously presented workshop paper to a peer-reviewed journal?

I have a paper that was presented at an NRC workshop and was not peer reviewed. Moreover, although this work is accessible at an NRC website, it is clear from reading the literature that search ...