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Convention regarding inclusion of both an abstract and introduction in a mathematical paper

Good afternoon, I am a high school junior in the process of preparing a real analysis paper for submission to a mathematics journal. I have written my proof and conducted an exhaustive literature ...
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Abstract submission versus full research paper submission

I am searching for good conferences to submit my hard working. Therefore, I found a conference where they ask authors to submit their work as abstract only consisting of limited 1200 words. The ...
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Do you need to define standard abbreviations like “EEG” and “fMRI” in the abstract?

I am preparing to send my first paper to a springer journal (journal of computational neuroscience), in the instruction author there is an instruction say Abbreviations should be defined at first ...
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How to write an abstract for a summary paper based on a longer paper?

I wrote a 50-page report that has an abstract. Now I have to write a shorter paper on the same topic that summarizes the report. The challenge is that the most logical thing to do would be to simply ...
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Should I self-impose a word limit for a journal article abstract

The author guidelines for the Journal of Computational Physics do not specify a word limit for the abstract, saying only that it should be 'brief'. But should I impose a word limit myself? I have ...
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Is it worthy to publish an extended abstract in a conference? [closed]

I have an accepted Extended abstract in an international conference. As a master student, it is heavy to pay for an extended abstract (400 Euros ). But at the same time is it good for my future to ...
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Submitting to a journal that requires a French abstract as a non-French-speaker: how important is the French abstract?

I'm a non-French-speaking mathematician submitting an English paper to a French journal that requires a French abstract (but publishes papers in English). I don't think I know anyone I'd be ...
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Should I avoid using personal pronouns in an abstract?

I was somewhat surprised when reviewing the Full Paper Template from the Journal of Computational Chemistry, which states that the abstract text should contain "no personal pronouns". I have seen ...
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How do I submit interdependent papers?

I recently submitted a paper for publication and received feedback that the paper was too complex. It contained two relatively independent concepts. The material would best be served by splitting it ...
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Could a paper that's just a title and abstract be listed as a publication in CV?

I submitted a paper that only contained a title and an abstract to an international meeting, which is one of the most important conferences in my major. I will give an oral presentation in one session ...
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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 is the purpose of an e-book with random verbatim abstracts pulled from journals?

I just found an abstract of mine, copied from a Journal, in an online book titled "Issues in Ecological Research and Application." It looks like this is a free book to download that just has random ...
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What are the consequences of withdrawing an abstract from a conference?

I have submitted an abstract for a conference using some preliminary results. I read all the advice about how to write an abstract with no results and I didn't lie in my abstract—I just presented the ...
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Does a tutorial type conference submission differ significantly from a regular submission?

I work mainly with in silico method development and data analysis within biomedical research. For an upcoming conference I intend to go with a tutorial-type of submission instead of a "regular" ...
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Can I submit a conference abstract that duplicates a submitted paper?

I have a paper already submitted to a journal. Now, I want to try and submit an abstract to International Congress of Mathematicians 2014. The abstract basically contains the same thought and spirit ...
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References in Executive Summary?

When writing a Deliverable for the European Commission I'm commanded to include an Executive Summary at the top of the document. This Executive Summary includes the main outcomes of the research done ...
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How do I write a good abstract?

So, I'm sitting here, rewriting the abstract of a paper I hope to submit shortly. The abstract I had was old and not very good. I have on good authority that an abstract is an important part of a ...
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Why is it unusual to add a date to scientific papers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the date left out of some academic papers? A scientific paper usually begins with a title, a list of authors with contact information and affiliation, and an abstract. ...