Currently I am writing a paper and would like to cite specific things in the related work section of other papers.
In figure 4 in name of the related work [\cite] you can see distortions after applying equation 8 of [\cite]. XYZ et. al. have stated this appears due to ...
Would this be legit?
Basically I do not need the most stuff out of this paper which I want to cite, just this one figure, equation and their explanation why this happened. The main research in that paper is irrelevant for me.