ACM and IEEE Advanced Member Ranks

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Jul 18 19:00:50 UTC 2011

On 07/18/2011 01:56 PM, Sebastien Bourdeauducq wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-07-18 at 11:53 -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> ACM and IEEE are the primary professional
>> organizations that I think we should be
>> members of.
> I question the ethics of those organizations at times. They charge you
> for everything, and do not pay authors, do not pay reviewers and put the
> resulting content behind pay walls while using copyright law to prevent
> you from disseminating yourself the results of your own research for
> which they did not give a single cent.
> See:
> and more...
Traditional professional society and publishing

At least in CS and engineering, we
don't have to pay to get our papers published.
I recall some life science journals wanting

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