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

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Where can I publish corrigenda for a conference paper?

I am wondering where I should publish a corrigendum. The paper, which has some wrong numbers in it (nothing major but it still is not correct), has been published in conference proceedings. I don't ...
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Publishing with a master's degree and no academic affiliation?

Currently I am finishing a master's degree in linguistics. I was accepted for a Ph.D at my university, but I decided not to do it in the end. I love my research and my field, but I don't see myself as ...
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In performing a comparison, how can I get authors to actually respond to a request for source code?

I'm doing my PhD in computer science and am working in computer vision. I have come up with an algorithm that my supervisors consider to be promising and publishable. It took me a long time to get ...
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Why are some research papers scanned with OCR instead of actual PDF?

I have some research papers in PDF format that are actually scanned (and then OCRed) instead of being the original PDF. Some are so badly created that text cannot be properly searched inside. For ...
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Should an arXiv paper indicate the conference it was rejected from?

We have had a couple of papers rejected from conferences quite a while ago, and we now would like to post them in arXiv. We are considering indicating on the paper which conference it was rejected ...
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Publishing vs. putting work online under a free license

Suppose a work (a book with abstract math research) is presented as LaTeX source under a copyleft license available at a public Git hosting service. Will scientists be reluctant to cite such a work, ...
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How do I judge the novelty of my paper in the area of algorithms and system design?

I have been working on a research project and have submitted the paper to two different venues(not simultaneously), and both times I have gotten reviews which criticize the paper for a lack of ...
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How long does it take a student to conduct undergrad research and then release a publication based off of that research?

I'll be attending a accredited/well-recognized university for my undergrad this coming fall, and I'm just curious about research correlating with publications. I have a particular yearning passion in ...
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Should I submit a mixed theory-experimental paper to a computer science conference where most papers do not appear to include experimental results?

I am considering submitting a (Computer Science) research paper to a conference. The paper contains both theoretical and experimental results. The call for papers of the conference that I am ...
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'Etiquette' of including course lecturer as author in a paper

Consider please the two following cases: I took a graduate course, and I naturally did the final project on something related to my research subject. I got a nice conclusion from it. It wasn't ...
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Is it better to submit a paper to a conference or a journal? [closed]

I prepared a paper in economics/data mining/artificial intelligent area. I found a conference with the name of 2015 IEEE international conference on data science and advanced analytics LINK. I found ...
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Is it ethical to present the same paper in two different conferences?

I want to know if it is ethical to present the same paper in two different conferences, where the conference that is to be held earlier does not publish in it any journal/conference proceedings, while ...
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Can an scientist meaningfully be an author of more than 1000 papers? [closed]

In chemistry and physics, there are now a number of scientists who appear as authors on over 1,000 papers. Famous professors can have good funding and then a large research group where their research ...
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Where can I get Comparative Surveys with Statistics of Usage of the existing Biometric Template Protection Techniques? [closed]

I am looking for survey papers or research papers with comparative statistics of usage of the currently existing biometric template protection techniques among biometric systems developers / biometric ...
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Who decides whether to accept a paper: reviewers or the editor?

Is accepting or rejecting a paper the reviewers’ responsibility? Or is it left to the editor to decide based on all the reviewers’ comments?
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Writing a paper from Master thesis

I finished my master thesis and my advisor asked me if I would like to publish a paper on it. Being my first paper, I was very excited when he first told me, so I immediately started reading the ...
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IEEE paper and journal publication [closed]

I have submitted my paper In IEEE, but I would like to know if it were possible to have it submitted in a journal after IEEE.
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Between Bilingual and monolingual secretaries: who is preferable in an organization? [closed]

what are qualities of bilingual secretaries over monolingual secretaries. To me I think that mono is better if he/she is very good in that particular language
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Can I put my accepted paper on arXiv before it appears on the proceedings

I have a paper accepted to appear in a CS conference proceedings, Is it possible to put it on an on-line archive, such as "arXiv" before the conference date? Could I at least publish the pre-print? ...
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When is it appropriate to contact the editor before submission to avoid rejection without review?

Manuscripts submitted to a journal are often directly rejected by the editor without going out for review. I find this acceptable with the caveat that it's a huge waste of time having to reformat and ...
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Are academic questions (used in textbooks etc.) owned by the publisher, or is anyone able to use them in their own content?

I am wondering whether mathematical and scientific questions (or any type of question to be honest) is considered to be owned by the publisher? For example, if I see a math question in a textbook, am ...
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Do any legitimate conferences charge per publication?

In computer science, or at least my subfield of it, most research is published in conference proceedings. The usual procedure is to write a full article, submit it to a conference, and then if it's ...
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Can affiliated university claim ownership of ideas presented in your paper?

I'm a part time lecturer in a university and conducted a research independently and I'm about to publish the result. I'm concerned about assigning the affiliation to the university. I'm afraid that I ...
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Two concurrent different versions of a paper to journal and conference; do I need to paraphrase?

I know that, especially in computer science, it's legal to publish an extended version of a conference proceedings in a journal if the 'new' content is above 30%. However, Is it ethical (and legal), ...
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which one have more importance to US PhD program ?TOEFL and GRE or publication records [duplicate]

I have got my BS and master both with honor with good GPAs. But Now I want to know which of these have more importance to US PhD program in Computer engineering. TOEFL and GRE or publication records. ...
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Is it necessary to publish a corrigendum for an error in a corporate report? [on hold]

This is not regarding a journal article but a corporate report. The report is supposed to give an outline of activities done during the past year. It has been published. I realised a calculation ...
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Are co-authors able to view the submissions and status updates in the Evise paper submission system?

Elsevier is developing a new paper submission system called Evise. Has anyone used this NEW system before? Are co-authors able to view the submissions and status updates? This doesn't seem to be ...
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Are there studies testing whether academia rewards researchers based on number of publications?

I would like to know whether any scientific study has tested a hypothesis relating number of publications to career advancement. It is often suggested that hiring and promotion decisions at research ...
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Is it acceptable to submit manuscript to new journal if the first journal provides no response, is unreachable, and might be fake?

I have submitted a paper to a journal. Having got no reply (after waiting for more than the period of acceptance) I tried to connect the editor via telephone numbers given on website. It said that the ...
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What behaviors (desirable or not) are encouraged by an incentive system based on publication throughput?

What (researcher's) behaviors (desirable or not) are encouraged by an incentive system based on publication throughput? Considering this as a research problem, I propose to list all the potential ...
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Paper keywords: singular or plural?

When listing keywords for a paper written in English, is it better to write keywords in singular or plural form? I am interested in both keywords stored in meta-data: and keywords listed at the ...
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Is it plagiarism to reuse your own full-text material from a previous conference in a new conference?

I am a reviewer at a conference. An author submitted a paper, and I searched the author's previous papers. I found they have one paper with a very similar title accepted to a conference in 2012. I ...
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Can referees publish in the journals they are responsible in?

Can the referees publish an article in the journal they review or the editorial board members publish an article in their journal? Is it ethical? Can you give examples for my question? Your answers ...
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Is it possible to find out which author got the most citations in a specific scientific discipline?

I'm currently trying to find out which authors get the most citations in specific fields, like Astrophysics Condensed Matter High Energy Physics - Experiment ... (These are all arXiv categories) ...
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Statistics for how many different authors post on categories of the arXiv

I would like to know how many different authors have posted something on the different categories of the arXiv. Are there any statistics somewhere about this? To be precise what I'm looking for: ...
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Presentation of paper in Indo-russia social meet can be used as a published? [closed]

I present a paper in INDO-RUSSIA social meet held in new delhi,india during my bachelor but it isnt published yet so can i show it as my official research work and can i publish it in journal?
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So what happened to Episciences?

The Episciences project was all the rage a few years ago, back in the days of the now-defunct math2.0 forum and the Cost of Knowledge boycott (ca. 2013). Its goal is to build "epijournals", which are ...
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Most number of co-authors in a single paper?

Previous research I've tried to find the answer to this question looking at the list of "Questions that may already have your answer" as I typed in the question, with no luck. Question What are ...
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Should I drop my paper after finding a recent very similar paper?

I have been working on a research paper to apply a technique X to solve certain problem Y. The field is in computer science. Approximately some months ago I started to check it up if there was ...
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paper status reviews completed from last 15 days [duplicate]

My paper was under review for two and a half month. From last fifteen days the status is reviews completed. Is this normal and how far should I wait for the reply?
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Why do reviews of articles often start with a summary of the article?

In my field, reviews often start with: This article reports on a study that did X, using Y, in the area of Z. It found ... This seems like a waste of time and effort to me (and I never do it). ...
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What should I do if I want to withdraw my paper from a journal but they ignore my request?

I submitted my paper seven months ago and it is still under review. I sent several emails to the handling editor but I didn't get any response except every time I sent an email the status date was ...
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What if a conference is not ranked but IEEE sponsored

I am trying to find conference rank of International Conference on Information and Communication Systems (ICICS) but was not successful. On core, International Conference on Information and ...
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How to receive email notifications of newly accepted papers in a specified set of journals?

Is there some way of arranging that I receive emails whenever selected academic economics journals of interest to me, perhaps published by different publishers, post online a newly accepted paper?
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When should I ask questions about a paper?

Short intro: I am a masters student, and doing my master thesis in physics. Currently I am working on a numerical physics project, and for calculating a formula I want to use an algorithm proposed in ...
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What to do about fee from publisher for withdrawing unpublished accepted manuscript?

I had sent my manuscript mistakenly to two different journals and both journals are ready to publish (not yet published) my work which is not possible. So, after knowing their impact factor I ...
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How should a university non-academic employee's affiliation be like?

A friend is in a situation where they obtained a PhD in one field in a different country, but now is working at a university in an unrelated field in a non-faculty, non-research position. However, ...
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Theorem & Lemma In Short (arXiv Version) and Extended (Peer-Reviewed Version) Papers

I'm writing a short paper from my master thesis to put on arXiv that includes a Definition and a Lemma/Proof. If I want to publish another extended version for a journal or conference later, can I ...
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Do short journal papers (“brief reports”) count less than regular papers in psychology?

Many journals in psychology feature articles of different lengths, often labelled as "brief report" (4000 words) vs. "regular article" (12000 words). Are shorter articles generally considered as ...
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Technical editor changed author order of the paper

Recently, I attended a conference as a corresponding author of a paper with five authors. After the paper was published in the conference proceedings, I realized that the technical editor changed the ...