ACM is interested in developing a deeper understanding of the current landscape of research publishing in AI, machine learning, and related areas. In particular, we would like to assess the unmet information needs in these research areas, so that we may appropriately direct our future publishing program to meet those needs.
 
With this in mind, may we ask you to complete the following short survey?

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* 1. Your primary research interests

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* 2. Which journals/conference proceedings do you find most useful for keeping up with research in your areas of interest? (please select all that apply)

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* 3. In which journals/conference proceedings do you aspire to publish your best research? (please select all that apply)

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* 4. What factors would influence you to publish in one of these venues rather than another? (please rank the importance of these factors; 1 = high)

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* 5. Have you published or posted your work in any of the following? (please select all that apply)

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* 6. What do you see as the benefits of publishing in journals vs. conferences in terms of the following criteria?

  Journals much better Journals somewhat better Journals and conferences about the same Conferences somewhat better Conferences much better
Speed of publication
Visibility and impact of your work in the research community
Making connections with other researchers
Professional credit and prospects for advancement

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* 7. Overall, what do you see as the relative importance of journals vs. conference proceedings as venues to publish your research?

Journals are more important Journals and conferences are equally important Conferences are more important
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i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 8. Are there other important factors you would take into consideration when deciding where to submit your work?

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* 9. What are your biggest challenges in finding the appropriate place to publish your work? Are there any significant gaps or unmet needs in terms of publishing venues?

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* 10. Do you have any suggestions for ACM about new publishing initiatives that might help meet these needs?

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* 11. The sector in which you work

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* 12. The region where you live

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* 13. If you would be willing to be contacted by ACM to discuss your responses to the survey, please enter your email address here:

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