Proceedings articles stemming from the Robotic Telescopes, Student Research and Education Conference held in San Diego, California, USA from June 18th - 22nd, 2017
The Robotic Telescopes, Student Research and Education (RTSRE) Proceedings series focusses on the publication of articles surrounding topics related to Robotic Telescopes, Student Research and Education (rtsre.org). If your topic would be typically accepted as a talk, workshop, panel or poster for the RTSRE Conference, then the topic is acceptable to be submitted to the proceedings. We expect submitted articles to be written following high quality academic guidelines common to our field. RTSRE Proceedings articles are not simple outlines of conference participation or short descriptive articles but rather scholarly articles in their own right.
Articles for the 2017 RTSRE Conference Proceedings are published and available.
Article submission for the 2018 RTSRE Proceedings are open. These proceedings will also accept articles from the co-located iNATS conference as well.
Each article is blind-peer-reviewed by two referees. Revisions made by the authors in response to the review must be acceptable to the editor responsible and the editorial board before publication.
We come from multiple communities (Science, Technical, Education, Social Sciences, Practitioners, etc.) with a variety of publication approaches, so to be fair, we accept articles in multiple formats (Word, LaTeX, pdf, handwritten) with multiple referencing systems. As long as the article is self-consistent with regards to referencing and formatting, typically following a typical major style guide for any academic field, it is acceptable. Articles will all be centrally re-formatted into a standard LaTex template with standard referencing (APA-style) post-acceptance. This does mean that all that effort putting punctuation marks at the correct locations in references with the correct italics at the correct places is wasting your time. If the referee can clearly find your consistently referenced article with ease in the text, in the reference list and then online then that is close enough. We will automatically convert all references to APA style, so be clear with your references but don't get lost in the minutae.
Sage Advice: CONSTRUCT YOUR ARTICLE AS YOU CONSTRUCT YOUR TALK/POSTER/WORKSHOP. While we accept articles post-conference so there is a chance for authors to incorporate ideas from discussions held at the conference, much of your paper can be constructed efficiently at the same time you are thinking about your talk.