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An abstract is a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's contribution to the field.

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I want to submit an abstract to a conference. But the results are quite preliminary. What are the chances of acceptance?

I (3 months into a PhD) have been fortunate enough to receive some funding that I must use within the next few months to go to a conference. I found a conference I would like to attend that I ...
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What methods to contain in an abstract?

It is my first time writing an abstract for an assignment and I am wondering if I need to include all of the methods used within a piece of research. I understand I don't need to include every tiny ...
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Should a conference abstract submission contain citations if current research is an extension of other research?

I am working on submitting an abstract to a conference. My research is an extension of other published research (paper B) at my university. In the abstract, I do have a short summary of paper B since ...
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My name was published on abstract but my name was not published on the final manuscript?

Can I send a letter to the editor and get my name published on the paper if my name was published on the abstract but not the final accepted manuscript. How should I best handle this sensitive ...
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Repeating definitions in the Abstract in the Introduction?

In a mathematics paper that has an Abstract immediately followed by an Introduction section, should notation that is defined in the Abstract be repeated in the Introduction? Or is it fair to assume ...
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How to handle well-known english acronyms and names for an abstract in the local language?

I have to provide a translated version of my abstract in my local country language. There are some concepts / names / acronyms that are also in my country language mostly used in english, for instance,...
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Conference abstract - refer to paper under review

I am currently revising a journal article ("paper 1") that came back as "major revision". I intend to submit an abstract to a conference ("paper 2"). Paper 2 presents ...
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When I submit an abstract for a conference through email, should I include my name and contact info in the same PDF file?

I have to submit an abstract for a conference in MLA 8th format. The deadline is on the 20th of this month (August 2023). The conference committee has not specified anything regarding this, so I am ...
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Predatory conferences: attendance with abstract

There are many "international conferences" that seem predatory (with a high degree of certainty). They usually provide a space for you to talk about any general issue you consider worth ...
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Entering conference outputs in Pure (Elsevier)

Many universities (including my own) use Pure (an Elsevier product for institutional research information management) to report research outputs. My question is about entering conference outputs in ...
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Modification after camera ready abstract is submitted

I recently got an abstract accepted by a linguistics conference as oral presentation. However, I didn’t have time to make all the modifications according to reviewers’ comments. Now the deadline for ...
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No results for an upcoming presentation in which I am supposed to present results

I have an upcoming presentation in an international conference in a bit more than a month. I wrote the abstract for my presentation in February, in which I said I would present early results. It is ...
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Is it alright to share the abstract of my article while it is under review

I am in contact with another researcher and want to share the direction of my current research for a possible opportunity. Would it be okay to share just the abstract and author list of my article ...
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Submitting an abstract to a workshop without approval from all coauthors

I am submitting an abstract to a workshop (not a proper conference) and unfortunately it is looking like I won't be able to get approval from all the coauthors before the deadline. I do have approval ...
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Extended abstract with references and citations

I am writing an extended abstract (8 000 characters) for a conference* and I am not sure how should I work with references and citations there. On one hand, abstract is still an abstract, so I guess ...
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How strict are minimum abstract lengths in submission requirements?

My field is mathematics. I am editing a preprint for submission to a journal and one requirement is an abstract length of 150-250 words. I find it quite surprising that there is a minimum length for ...
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How to submit an abstract for a conference? [closed]

I have recently composed an abstract for an upcoming conference. But, as this is my first time participating in an academic activity like this, I am not sure how to submit it. Do I just write a cover ...
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Seeking approval from coauthors for poster after they have approved the abstract

I submitted an abstract to a conference about a month ago, with a clear idea that it will be presented either in the form of an oral presentation or as a poster presentation should it be accepted. ...
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Writing abstract

I want to submit an abstract for a call for papers for a good journal in my field. I don't have the paper ready yet, but I have a vague idea for a paper that I would like to propose to the journal ...
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Special Issue abstract acceptance

A prestigous journal was calling abstracts for a special issue. I was informed by the guest editor that my abstract was accepted with final paper due dates. I completed my submission and have been ...
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Mistake in abstract

I have submitted an abstract to a conference that has been accepted and will be published for the conference. There is a minor error that changes the data I have included in the abstract. What should ...
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Are articles without any abstract reliable?

I'm writing a thesis which consists in a literature review and I came across some articles whose titles seem to be appropriate for my research, but they don't have any abstract and their full text is ...
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Abstract published but no link to full paper

I just came across this publication (link below) in the AHA journal. it has a summary/abstract of the research but no link to the full research paper. Would anyone be able to explain the reasoning ...
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Is it worth to be a co-author in a conference paper abstract? [closed]

If I cooperate as the second author of a conference paper abstract, can it be mentioned in a cv?
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Submitting an abstract to many conferences

I know that it is unethical to submit an article to many journals as reviewers spend time to read it. How about one abstract to many conferences? If you have specific time period to present your ...
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How can an old research paper published before the Internet be made available online to prevent plagiarism?

I want to upload a scanned copy of a research paper that isn't accessible online to demonstrate someone else's significant contribution to a field. Internet was not widely available when the study was ...
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If the main idea of an article is simple enough to be meaningfully exposed in the abstract, should that be done?

I'm trying to decide between two kinds of abstracts for an article I prepare. One mentions by name, goal and principle the well-studied, often taught, and commonly used theoretical construction I ...
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Should we count articles (a, an, the) during word count of the abstract of a research paper?

In various peer-reviewed scientific journals, there is usually a word count limit for the abstract, e.g., 250 words in one such journal I am submitting my paper. I am confused whether I need to count ...
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How to write an abstract of paper mentioning the exhaustiveness with an emphasis on an unexplored case [closed]

I want your advice on writing a small portion of the abstract of a paper. Let me introduce the situation first. There is a large class of objects, and an excellent way to study these objects is ...
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Can I send just the abstract before sending the full paper?

First time here, I hope I do well asking this question. I didn't any answer. This is my situation: I presented a research in a colloquium last June. Now I want to publish it as an article. Is it OK if ...
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Should I repeat words from the abstract as keywords?

To maximise discoverability of my manuscript, should I avoid repeating words that occur in the abstract or title in the keywords? I have a feeling that common academic search engines don't really ...
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Can I submit an abstract with a dual affiliation even if one of the two institutions has not contributed to the research submitted?

I need to submit two abstracts in a conference on behalf of two different institutions. The profile information of the abstract submission system provides only one institution as the primary one. ...
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How do I refer to my own work in an anonymous abstract?

I am currently working on an abstract for conference submission. The contents of the proposed presentation build heavily on part of my master's thesis. Since the abstract has to be written anonymously,...
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Is it ok to post an abstract of a conference paper... which I will be presenting in a conference scheduled 3 months from now... on ResearchGate?

The conference is scheduled on February 2021. So far, I am not aware of any proceeding in which the abstract to my conference paper will be published. Would that land me in trouble if I posted my ...
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Are scientific contributions of the article listed in the abstract?

As the title says. To put the contributions (explicitly) on the abstract: Is considered good practice Irrelevant as long as you correctly describe your paper? Source Research Guides No, explicitly ...
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Is it always necessary to write an abstract on top of your research work?

Is it always necessary to write an abstract on top of your research work or can I immediately go over to my introduction?
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Do I need to rephrase my conference abstract when submitting the corresponding journal paper?

I am submitting an abstract for a conference that, if accepted, will be published in its "book of abstracts". I know that wouldn't cause any issues for submitting the paper to a journal, but ...
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Should I include a paper presented at a conference of which only the abstract was published under publications in my CV?

I participated in a conference in which I submitted and presented a Paper. It didn't get published in their journal, but the Abstract and the Title of it got published in the "Book of Abstracts&...
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What should we do when an abstract gets accepted for a conference, but the material is not ready?

Recently, my team's abstract was accepted for a poster presentation at a conference. The abstract submitted is not a complete work. Over time, we still don't have the desired results that are worth ...
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The limits of self-plagiarism

I'm currently writing my second paper. Although the focus is completely different of my first paper, some aspects of the context are similar. I am perfectly aware that self-plagiarism needs to be ...
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Is there benefit to publishing the abstract of an English article in multiple languages?

I noted from a previous paper I worked on, that when it was published an abstract was included in Spanish as well as English (https://bjssjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/bjs.11422 and ...
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Can I write the language specific summary of my thesis in dialect?

My mother tongue is Dutch and I'm writing my thesis in English. I am required to write a summary both in English and my own language, Dutch. Would it be ok to write the Dutch summary in a dialect? ...
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Using an abbreviation of another language in the abstract

I'm writing the abstract of my bachelor’s thesis and need to refer to a German research project. The abbreviation of it refers to a German spelling – so I can’t write it out. The English translation ...
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Is there any significance if I add an international conference abstract details where I am a second author in my CV?

I have two international conference abstract where my name is as a second author, There is any significance in that if I add it in my CV?
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Are physics conference abstracts ever screened?

Do conferences ever reject low quality abstracts? I've never heard of anybody wanting to attend conferences and being rejected. If they do screen abstracts, will they reject abstracts that are not of ...
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Can you submit two different abstracts about the same data to two different conferences? [closed]

We were working as a team to gather some data in the medical field and our research was concluded in the summer. I was the only member of the team that was interested in presenting the data so I ...
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Downloading abstracts using Mendeley

I am using Mendeley for my reference management. As I am doing a Systematic Literature review, I have to filter out my search result entries based on inclusion and exclusion criteria after reading the ...
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Length of a Dissertation Summary for a Postdoc job

For a job application I am currently putting together, they request a document of Dissertation Summary and Other Recent Scholarly Endeavors where I need to, of course, "Summarize your dissertation and ...
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How to submit an abstract?

I wrote a paper that I wish to propose to a certain CS conference. Two of the deadlines mentioned on the Important Dates page on the conference's website are: Abstract submission and Paper submission. ...
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Is it suspicious for a conference abstract submission to be subordinated to registration?

My PhD advisor and I wish to participate to a specific international conference in our field. The program seems legitimate and part of the scientific committee are respected researchers of my field, ...
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