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Correcting a conference paper error in the journal version

I think it is very helpful to point out if and where previous results are erroneous. I've done this myself (more times than I would have liked to). My style is to state the correct result, and in ...
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Advice for a mathematician trying to present a paper at a CS conference?

First and foremost, stay on time. Usually, at conferences you are supposed to talk for a very limited amount of time, e.g. 25 minutes including 5 for questions. In such slot you will not be able to ...
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Is it a bad idea to critique someone's paper in my first publication?

I think the same standards apply, regardless of whether it's your 1st or 100th publication. If you think you've found a mistake in a published paper, a common courtesy is to first contact the paper's ...
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How do conference proceedings add to academic prestige?

I don't think there is any TCS conference that would be a fast track to a permanent job. STOC, FOCS, and SODA are the most competitive conferences, and papers in those will certainly look very good ...
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FOCS virtual fee $600

This isn't an answer, but felt it was good to post here as a sort of announcement. Also, it makes the question at least a little bit moot for many people. [Making it CW so I don't get any points from ...
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Is the proceedings of WG 2015 published?

I am an author of a paper that is to appear in the WG 2015 proceedings. As far as I know, they have not appeared yet, which is indeed quite strange. Early February I emailed the chair (Ernst Mayr) to ...
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Open access journals

TheoretiCS was launched in late 2021 as an open-access journal covering all areas of theoretical CS. It is a diamond open-access journal (submitting and reading papers is free), and the papers are ...
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How do conference proceedings add to academic prestige?

I agree with the others that the answer to your first question is definitely "yes", and would like to add another online resource where you can have an idea of the difference in "prestige": it's the (...
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What are the criteria for inviting conference papers (e.g. SODA) for special issue?

You may want to refer to the editorials introducing recent special issues: SODA 2016: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3230647 SODA 2017: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3319426 They both ...
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How do conference proceedings add to academic prestige?

In Italy we don't have "fast tracks to permanent jobs" (especially in Academia), but we have a complicated algorithm that ranks CS conferences (we have to take it into account for the National ...
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List of TCS conferences and workshops

This list of upcoming cs events is very practical, in my opinion.
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Open access journals

The Discrete Analysis Journal, which works as a peer-reviewed overlay for arXiv, includes among its topics "theoretical computer science" (and, for instance, computational complexity. From their ...
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List of TCS conferences along with important dates

Miki Hermann maintains such a list, and keeps it very much up-to-date: http://www.lix.polytechnique.fr/Labo/Miki.Hermann/conf.html
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Open access journals

The International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT) publishes its proceedings in the LIPIcs series. It is essentially the European-based database theory conference, with PODS (not open-access) ...
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Open access journals

Although this doesn't seem to be widely advertised, and it's not clear to me whether or not SIAM policy makes these open access forever [can someone clarify?], many of the SIAM conferences currently ...
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