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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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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Conference management software (preferably open source) with custom fields

I've been told to set up software to organize a workshop. Is there (preferably an open source) conference solution that allows for: Abstract Submission Event Planning Arbitrary user data-fields ...
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Disappointed about workshop, are all like that?

I submitted an article for an IEEE congress in the field of Software Engineering, the congress was categorized as a type B congress according to the Australian ranking (I do not remember the exact ...
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What are the good indicators of fake conferences? [duplicate]

Here is the story: After working on a project for a couple of months, I put the results in a scientific paper format in case I would submit it to a conference or yet this is a good practice for my ...
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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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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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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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What is “Oberwolfach style”?

I've read the following in a description of a workshop: We have about 15 participants and seek an “Oberwolfach style” with a relatively low density of talks. I couldn't find anything about this ...
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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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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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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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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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Asking a past professor to teach a workshop/short course

I would like to ask some of my former professors to come to my country and teach a small workshop, with undergraduate students, for a couple of days. I am doing this because I would like to raise the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Etiquette for effective workshop comments

After a few years of graduate school, I've noticed that I may not be asking questions and making criticism in the workshops in the best way. By "best," I have two goals for comments. The first (...
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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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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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Using proprietary software to demonstrate work in conference

I am going to conduct a workshop on my research work and for that I need to show how it is done on the software. I want to know, Is it ok to display the proprietary software (through TeamViewer) from ...
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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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Building a workshop website

I am organizing a one day workshop as a part of a major conference in my field. I would like to have a website to introductory text (static html) announce things (some content management) keep ...
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Workshop(s) for application to Marie Curie postdoctoral Fellowships (formerly IIF, IEF and IOF, now just IF)

I believe there are workshops offered to people who want to prepare application to Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowships (now part of the Individual Fellowships offered by them). I am trying to find ...
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Co-organizing a workshop, does diversity matter?

I am planning on organizing a workshop as a part of a scientific conference (neuroscience). I have observed that some workshops are organized by a single person, and others are organized by multiple ...

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