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SODA '15 Page Limits

The SODA '15 submission rules state that "The submission, excluding title page, bibliography and appendix, must not exceed 10 pages." However, the website does not define "title page." Does "title ...
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TCS conferences for undergraduate students?

I have noticed that ICFP has a student volunteer program and research program that accepts undergraduate students and POPL have the Programming Language Mentoring Workshop, so I was wondering if there ...
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List of TCS conferences along with important dates

I saw that there is a post with a List of TCS conferences. However, this does not list important dates like conference date, submission deadline etc. Is there any post or website which maintains these ...
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Are there websites for TCS announcements that maintain mailing-lists or web feeds?

For a while, I have been wondering if there exists some site where you can subscribe to receive TCS-conference announcements via e-mail, or, alternatively, that offers some periodically-updated ...
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Open access journals

With the advent of internet (and common sense) there is more and more demand for open-access research. Several researchers (including me) find it frustrating that published peer-reviewed research ...
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Required delta between proceedings and journal versions

I am recently getting my papers rejected from journals (i.e., TALG) on the mere basis of not having a significant difference between the journal and proceedings (i.e., SODA) version. The main reasons ...
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Advice for attending my first TCS conference

I will be attending my first computer science conference and after reading the advice for how to improve conferences I noticed the several suggestions were about grad students attending their first ...
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List of TCS conferences and workshops

I would like to ask for help in compiling a list of as many TCS-related conferences and workshops as possible. My main motivation for doing this is to plan possible blog coverage of more theory ...
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How did TCS become conference-oriented rather than journal-oriented?

Disclaimer: I can only vouch for my research fields, namely formal methods, semantics and programming language theory. The situation is possibly different in other parts of the discipline. It seems ...
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Importance of ACM/IEEE in TCS conference

Recently I was in an ACM supported conference. During the banquet, the conference organizers told us about the future and past of the conference. They told us that during the 2010 edition of the ...
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How to become referee for TCS papers and conferences

I moved somehow from biophysics to a mixed team where we usually publish in TCS journal / conferences. For getting funding, in the European country where I live, it is advisable to show in your CV ...
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Quality of a conference

I am a physicist working in TCS in a new group. I would like to know, given a conference (imagine your favorite ones), how can I know the quality of this conference and also the quality of the ...
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How do you decide when you have enough research results to write a paper and to which journal you submit the paper

In some research area in CS we got some very interesting results. Now we are thinking about publishing them. In the group we are, the philosophy is to publish inmediately small things in conference ...
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Small steps for better TCS conferences?

Often, when we take part in TCS conferences, we notice some little details that we wish the conference organisers would have taken care of. And when we are organising conferences, we have already ...