Conference proceedings count as publications?

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physmastersstudent
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Conference proceedings count as publications?

Postby physmastersstudent » Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:43 pm

Work I performed for an internship was included in several conference proceedings by other members of my research group, and I am listed as an author on the papers associated with these conferences. These are available online, are in a typical paper format, and say at the top something along the lines of:

Proceedings of the CONFERENCE2012, Location, Country, AAA####

If a graduate school I am applying to is asking me for the number of publications on which I am a co-author, should I include these?

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McLovin
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Re: Conference proceedings count as publications?

Postby McLovin » Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:18 pm

Yes. A conference proceeding counts as a publication.

seeyouauntie
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Re: Conference proceedings count as publications?

Postby seeyouauntie » Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:54 pm

Conference proceedings aren't usually formally published. That's not really the same thing as a publication in a peer reviewed journal. It would probably be best to specify what you mean if you do list them.

McLovin
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Re: Conference proceedings count as publications?

Postby McLovin » Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:31 am

It's conference dependent. PNAS or CLEO, for example, count the same as a well respected journal paper.




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