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DIST Department of information sciences and technologies

Nino Bašić will hold a lecture titled "Academic publishing from a viewpoint of a galley-man" on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 4.00 pm at the premises of the Faculty of Mathematics, Science and Information Technology University of Primorska, as a part of the Monday Computer Science Seminar.

When and Where: 14 January 2019 at 4PM in FAMNIT-VP2

Presenter: Nino BAŠIĆ
Nino Bašić is assistant professor at the University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, member of the Department for Information Sciences and Technologies. He is also member of several ACM programming contests' scientific and organizing committees and editor of two prominent scientific journals AMC and ADAM.

Title: Academic publishing from a viewpoint of a galley-man

This talk will start by giving a quick overview of the process of academic publishing, which begins when an author submits a manuscript to a publisher. Then the focus will shift on several technical problems that an editor can encounter. The presenter will expose his experience as a technical editor of the AMC and ADAM journals. Many things will be discussed including:
* reference management using BibTeX,
* bibliographic databases (such as MathSciNet and dblp),
* the Science Citation Index (SCI) and impact factor (IF),
* DOI numbers,
* manipulation of PDF documents with PDFtk,
* open access, ...