FAQ
  • Q: Who can submit?
  • A: Any student (undergrad, masters, PhD, or visiting) conducting research at ISI. Students from outside of ISI (USC CS-EE departments) can submit posters to the symposiums.

  • Q: What can I submit?
  • A: A short paper (5 pages with references), or a single page poster.

  • Q: Should I submit a paper or a poster?
  • A: If you are presenting unpublished work, we strongly recommend that you submit a paper, to benefit from reviewers' comments and to be eligible for the best paper award! Posters are most suitable for recently published work. However, if you only have time to submit a poster or if your work is more suited for a poster format, feel free to submit a poster instead.

  • Q: How will I present at the GSS?
  • A: You will present your work with a single slide lightning talk and during an hour-long poster session.

  • Q: Can I submit previously published work?
  • A: Yes, but your paper will not be reviewed and will not be considered for the best paper award. You will be eligible for best lightning talk and best poster.

  • Q: Can I submit work that is under submission to a conference?
  • A: Yes! You will be eligible for all awards.

  • Q: Can I submit a long paper (more than 5 pages)?
  • A: Yes, but your paper will not be reviewed and will not be considered for the best paper award. You will be eligible for best lightning talk and best poster.

  • Q: My research isn’t ready for publication yet! Can I submit unfinished work, position papers, etc.?
  • A: : Yes! We strongly encourage submissions in any of those categories, as either papers or posters.

  • Q: Can I attend, even if I’m not from ISI?
  • A: Yes! We will have more information for visiting attendees closer to the event.

  • Q: Can I submit more than one paper/poster?
  • A: Of course!