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Can I collect meta information on papers and put this online?

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1answer
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1answer
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Is it generally allowed to send a published paper to another conference but in a different format?

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1answer
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1answer
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Is it appropriate to call a professor for a recommendation on the weekend?

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Will MS in US be useful to me? [on hold]

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