Queries related to journals, books, conference proceedings, etc.

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Can I add more corrections to page proofs?

After my paper was accepted, I was sent page proofs with few corrections to some words and some references. Is it possible to add something to this page proofs. I want to change wording of a line that ...
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When I should submit previous published version(s)?

I'm going to send manuscript for publication in IEEE Transactions. Some parts of this manuscript were published earlier in little-known journals (in Russian). But in general manuscript is ...
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If i am the first coauthor of the paper, is it possible to change the order of names on the paper in my resume? [duplicate]

If i am the first coauthor of the paper, is it possible to change the order of names on the paper in my resume and show my name on the first place?
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Posting to ArXiv a longer version of a submitted journal paper

I have written a paper (about 14 pages long) and submitted it to a journal. The editors suggested I cut it down to a 5-page paper and resubmit. I can do that, but will end up leaving a lot of ...
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My conference paper got rejected. Will it be bad for my PhD performance?

I'm a PhD student. A paper for a conference got rejected. I haven't met my professor yet to discuss about it. But is it bad for my PhD performance? I mean, probably the professor will not trust my ...
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How to reuse complete paper for my thesis?

I am currently writing my PhD thesis, and I have published an article together with my supervisor. The third chapter of my PhD thesis (1/3 of my whole thesis) is basically the paper. I plan to include ...
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Are publications in IEEE and ACM journals and conference proceedings considered decent quality by prospective employers in academia?

Both the ACM and IEEE have their name attached to a host of conferences and journals. Some are known to be better than others, but I feel generally that any conference or journal with the ACM or IEEE ...
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Is it possible to change something on a research paper between the period of acceptance and publishing?

My paper was accepted in peer reviewed journal last week and is about to be publishing. Last night I thought the solution makes better sense if I change the definition of one of the variables. This is ...
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Which license should I aim to publish articles & software under?

Suppose I have the choice of license under which to publish my research work in Computer Science (constituting scientific papers and software) online; and that I need to make this decision before any ...
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Why do some publication venues add the degree type next to the author name?

I've noticed that some publication venues add the degree type links to the author name, like MS, PhD, MBA or MD. What's the point? (example)
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Immature papers on arXiv

I am from computer science and we typically submit to conferences and less often to journals. Publishing pre-prints to arXiv becomes more and more popular in my field. From the discussion here on AS I ...
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Publicly available extended summary of PhD thesis and manuscript submission

In my country, if a PhD thesis is written in national language, the candidate must also submit an extended summary of the thesis in English, which will be deposited in a national repository and will ...
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Checking with co-authors on status of a not-yet-submitted paper?

In the spring, I briefly helped with a decently sized project. Shortly after it wrapped, I was asked if I wanted to be co-author on the paper being written on the project. I agreed, and subsequently ...
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Publishing on Scholarpedia: Experiences & feasibility (early career)

Some months ago, I ran across a peer-reviewed open access encyclopedia Scholarpedia and became rather excited about the idea and the implementation. So far I haven't had a chance to publish any ...
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How to make my work publishable if my supervisor isn’t any help?

I just finished a bachelor’s degree in applied maths. The thesis was designed to be a fairly formulaic implementation affair of an (obscure) NP-problem, but I happened to develop a novel heuristic ...
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ScholarOne Manuscripts File Designations

When uploading files in SCHOLARONE Manuscripts (IEEE journals), I can pick an appropriate file designation for each. What is the file designations 'Summary of changes' and 'Summary of differences'?
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Paper from my already published PhD thesis — How do I cite it?

Two years ago I finished my thesis, at the time I wasn't interested in writing papers but I have since changed my mind. The thesis has been made available online by the department. It has been cited ...
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What affiliation to put on a research paper as a college student?

I am an undergraduate, and I want to know what to put as an affiliation on a research paper.
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If I am “homeless” researcher, where can I get affiliation? [duplicate]

I cannot attend any western university right now. I can relocate in future. But I already have article which will soon go into publishing process. So affiliation could be useful right now. I do not ...
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At what stage should acknowledgements be inserted into the paper if review is not double-blind?

When the review process is double-blind, I guess (although I have not read this anywhere) that acknowledgements should not be written in the submitted paper, as this might break anonimity. They should ...
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Who Is To Find Research Ideas in Computer Science Research: PhD Student or Adviser? [duplicate]

Is a PhD student in Computer Science always expected to come up with new ideas or it is the responsibility of the adviser to provide some idea and guide the student to solve the problems in achieving ...
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How to get confidence in myself after making several errors?

I am a PhD student in mathematics. I was always brilliant in my studies. Now, I have a problem consisting in doing wrong things without paying attention. For example, I was asked to do some ...
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Recently published paper does not cite my very relevant work

Before I start my PhD I worked in a group that researched on the application of a particular area to a particular domain. No other research group published work in this area+domain. So I can safely ...
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How to React to Incorrect Claims by Reviewers?

As this has happened to me several times for different papers now, I am not describing a specific case here, but the abstract aspects that were common to all situations. Occasionally, in the "Tasks" ...
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How to legally re-use images in paper and still continue to use and distribute them in slides?

I have created several figures that are a part of presentation slides. As usual for presentation slides, those were not published in any official proceedings (just the underlying paper, that didn't ...
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Asking to not present in a conference on Saturday

I am about to submit a paper to a conference. I just found out that the conference falls in Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Since I am an observant Jew, I don't want to present on Saturday. ...
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Elsevier's article class for submission vs. the published version

I'm submitting a paper to the journal Elsevier journal "Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications" (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0362546X). They told me to use the ...
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Will a journal reject my paper just because a grad student is the sole author?

I have been working on a topic(numerical analysis) for several years, and I discovered something new which can be verified by numerical experiments. But my supervisor doesn't allow me to publish it, ...
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How strict are paper revision deadlines?

I recently received a "revise and resubmit" decision for a submission to an Elsevier journal, and the deadline to resubmit is in about 5 weeks. Since I have to consult with my coauthors for my ...
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Why would an author forward my inquiry about a paper to all its other authors?

I am a grad student and I am reading a certain recent breakthrough paper. There is a part of the paper which is not making sense to me at all. So I wrote to one of the authors inquiring about it. ...
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What is appropriate number of keywords for conference paper?

What is appropriate or reasonable number of keywords in a conference paper (in computer network/security topics)?
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Is there an official way to include an image from the internet in a paper?

For a paper we're writing, we need to use a small image of a popular, easily recognized piece of consumer electronics. In previous drafts of the paper, a long time ago, someone made an image for the ...
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what is the common academic way of linking a section of a paper to a previously published paper? [closed]

Assume you have a published paper in journal X. Now, you are writing a manuscript for journal Y. One section of this manuscript is very similar to what you published in X. So how is the common ...
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What are these abbreviations in brackets with year numbers next to author names? [duplicate]

I just read a paper in an IEEE magazine which had a biography section. Next to the author's names, there were a few abbreviations and (what I guess are) year numbers: John Doe [M’08, SM’09] ...
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Can my choice of co-authors affect how often my article is cited?

I am a post-graduate student in dentistry; planning to publish an article either in an Indian journal or an international one. How does having co-authors like our seniors or our professors affect ...
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Somebody made comments and suggestions on my drafts – can I be reasonably accused of plagiarism?

I am a bachelor student. I have been working with a PhD on an article. So the article was supposed to be co-authored; however, he was mainly going to edit my draft so it can be published. This is, ...
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What the difference in CVs between “submitted to” and “to appear in”?

For those papers that have not been accepted, some people write "submitted to" in their CV and some others use "to appear in". I want to know the difference of "submitted to" and "to appear in". Thank ...
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How can the choice of “where to publish” affect the potential number of citations?

I study petroleum engineering; however, I want everybody from different fields to express their opinion based on their personal experience. Let's assume you have the following options: publishing in ...
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Change a graph of an accepted conference paper (before submitting the camera-ready version)

My paper has been accepted to an IEEE conference. But recently, I found some minor errors in my simulation data (using matlab software), and I would like to modify the existing graph before submitting ...
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Is it normal for an academic conference to ask for a revised abstract before paper acceptance?

I applied for an academic conference and inquired about international travel stipends. I later received an email stating that they were interested in accepting my paper but wanted an elaborated ...
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What to do about academics who fail to fulfill their collaborative responsibilities?

So, a colleague at another university and I agreed to collaborate on a series of papers 5 years ago. To avoid clashes in style, etc. we agreed that I would write a couple and he would write a couple, ...
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How to cite a Google Play app?

In my paper I need to cite an Android application. There is an official way to cite the site Google Play? I know the tag @misc on BibTeX, but I am looking for a standard style, if exist.
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Can I cite a paper published after the initial submission of my paper?

I wonder if it is allowed to cite a recent paper, published after the initial submission of my paper. In the revision phase I am adding some missing references and I would also like to refer to some ...
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Similar work in same issue

I wrote a tool to perform X. It was rejected by a journal as not novel. I wrote to the editor saying there is currently no tool to do X. They acknowledged this. When the issue I was rejected from ...
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How to know if a topic is related to my discipline? [closed]

Sometimes detecting that a topic is related to your discipline or not is confusing. On which factor you know that a work is in your discipline or not.
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How can a non-native English speaker get assistance in publishing a manuscript in English?

I am not a native English speaker, and I am writing a paper in English (maths) with the aim of getting published in a peer reviewed journal. If I write the manuscript myself, the poor grammar would ...
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Is it mandatory to declare conflicts of interest?

I know some journals require authors to declare conflicts of interests as a matter of policy; even if there is no CoI, a section title Conflict of Interests is still included which declares that there ...
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“System”, “software”, “application” or “tool” – which to use in my paper? [on hold]

I am in the field of computer science, I developed some software to solve some problems and would like to write some papers about them. But I don’t know what to call the software in each of my works. ...
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Should I name a system or software I described in a paper?

I have implemented software (system, method) to solve a problem and I am writing a paper about it. In the related works I see some similar works which have a name (e.g Lixto, TSIMMIS, Florid, etc.) ...
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Publication ownership for students

I have few questions related to the owner and independent of PhD students research. In my case for instance my committee members including my advisor are too busy to read deeply or know the details of ...