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Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].

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Software tool to identify clusters in academic papers?

I know connected papers, web of knowledge, research rabbits, but they all either only seem look at one or a limited amount of papers and visualise new papers related to them. What I want to do is to ...
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Google Scholar is assigning citations for my paper to a completely different paper

My paper's arxiv id is 2008.09164. The title is "PyTorch Metric Learning". When I search for the above arxiv id, Google Scholar retrieves an entirely different paper. You can see here that ...
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Adding all entries in bibliography of a research paper automatically other than using Excite and wos [duplicate]

Every research paper had a bibliography at the end carrying various earlier research papers, books, web articles, etc. The user has to click on each one separately and then, through Google or Semantic ...
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Can I cite a report that says it "should not be used or relied upon by anyone else"?

I have found a report with a lot of useful data in it. It is very easy to get ahold of; the organization that ordered it actively promotes it on their website. I would like to cite it. However, the ...
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How come old people (60+) still are contributing to top papers in journals like Nature? [closed]

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04877-w https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Lander Eric Lander is 65 years old and he was Science Advisor to the President and was Director of the Office of ...
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How to cite an image from a website like this and which part should it be under?

could anyone please tell me how to cite a picture properly from places like this? https://d2l.ai/_images/lstm-0.svg The current latex code is. \begin{figure}[!ht] \includegraphics[]{imgs/lstm-0....
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How to cite the author of an image if you're using numbers for citation?

Like instead of saying: "image taken from [1]" Is there a better way? I'm using Zotero linked to Overleaf. Just in case this information is somehow relevant.
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Is it acceptable to use non-English references in a paper? [duplicate]

I have a paper extracted from my thesis. Since English is not my first language, a few of references are non-English. I have also designed a model based on those non-English references. Now, I want to ...
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Citing "Academic Editor" in Journal Article

MDPI lists "academic editors" for some of their papers, e.g.: Is this name to be reproduced in the bibliography when using common citation styles?
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Where can I find the editors of Machine Learning conferences proceedings?

I am in the process of publishing an article in a journal. The editorial team is asking me to add editors to many references coming from the proceedings of conferences such as AISTATS, MICCAI, ICLR, ...
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Should I cite an encyclopedia or an article for a subject I don't know anything about?

In an article I am writing, I need to know the number of deaths in a certain war, in a period of time I am not very familiar with. The information is in Britannica, so I wanted to cite it, but a ...
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Do faculties look at h-index including or excluding self-citations?

At the early stage of an academic career, it can be that the researcher's h-index is largely driven by self-citations. It is the case for me at the 1st year postdoc stage. I've got a few peer-reviewed ...
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Is the HAL-id shown on a paper awaiting moderation definitive?

I deposited a paper on HAL-archive yesterday, and it's now "awaiting moderation", so it's not online yet. It has an assigned HAL-id. I am writing an application that will expire before the ...
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How should you cite yourself when there are more than 15 authors?

I am not one of the primary authors of the article, and there are more than 15 authors for the paper I am referring to. How should I include the paper in my CV? Should all authors be cited? How can I ...
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How to reference your own dataset in a figure or table caption?

I made several plots and figures. About 20% of data I used to make a plot came from papers of other people, which I'm surely going to cite in a common manner. But the other 80% percent of data I ...
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Can I add a new reference to my accepted paper? [duplicate]

My paper was accepted and the journal asked me for corrections before publication. After corrections they will give it a doi number. Can I add a new reference at this stage or is it a risk?
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Structured plagiarism by using similar citations in a paragraph

I cited a paragraph of an article, which classified some model according to different categories. For each class it contains related work from the literature. Is it plagiarism that some citations ...
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How to deal with a reference that doesn't make sense?

I am currently reading the following Ethnic and Racial Studies article from 2018: Marino (2018): Ethnic identity and race: the “double absence” and its legacy across generations among Australians of ...
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Is there a way to get a list of citations for a web page URL?

Sites like Google Scholar track citations to academic articles, however it doesn't do the same for web page URLs. Academic text often cites web pages using their URLs, for e.g., links to GitHub repos, ...
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Is it ok to use several pages of material from a single source to write my thesis? I will cite the source of course

There are very limited sources on the topic I am working on, so I have used quite a bit of information from a single source and I have cited it. That source has citations in its body and I have cited ...
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Is it plagiarism to end your paper in a similar way with a similar conclusion?

I am really paranoid/scrupulous about plagiarism and I would like to ask if what I did below counts as some form of plagiarism. A while ago, I wrote a paper and basically I don't know if the very last ...
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Should I cite the citations made in a quotation in the bibliography as well?

Should I cite the citations made in a quotation in the bibliography? Here is a fictitious text illustrating the situation: The authors Dupont & Albert (2019: 23) recall: "The resources of ...
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Citing a not yet published standard

I am involved in standardization in my field and have thus insight and information about the contents of upcoming standards that are not yet published. I am co-chair of one standardization group that ...
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How to find the work/application related to a paper?

I am doing my PhD research on AI. One paper I read was very interesting for my research, and I feel I should compare my result with theirs. Datasets we use are different for testing and the only way ...
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What do these years mean?

I am currently reading The Limits of Realism by Tim Button. I'm having trouble understanding the convention of reference that he is using. On page 7, he writes the following: That picture is of ...
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How many cites are necessary for a research paper paragraph summarizing one source (legal case)?

I'm writing a law school research paper where one of the sections describes multiple legal cases, each under a separate heading. For each case I am describing the factual history of the case, then the ...
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Are citation mistakes and mistakes in paraphrasing considered plagiarism?

Are citation mistakes and mistakes in paraphrasing considered plagiarism? I read opposite opinions on if this could be considered plagiarism or it is simply something else.
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How to summarily indicate that cited references fail to address a topic

Academic citations are generally added because they explicitly support a statement. Occasionally however, it may be needed to cite references in support of a claim that they do not address a statement ...
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Is it ethical not to cite a paper because of the reputation of the journal/researchers?

The title is misleading mainly because there is not much room to write a detailed question. I am currently working on a (Maths) paper. While doing the literature review, I first found something ...
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Placing in-text citations close to quote or avoid in-text citation redudancy?

I am converting a paper from numeric citations to the Springer template (with in-text citations) and am not sure how to cite when a quote is at the end of a sentence: A: Roy et al (2019) did ...
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How do I deal with a referee who tries to make me cite ten of their articles? [duplicate]

I have received back an article asking for major revisions. As far as I know, the journal is a reputable one. The referee stated that the introduction is 'very short and poor' and that the authors ...
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How to cite GDPR and AI Act?

How to properly cite these two sources? In the AI/ML literature I am finding many non-homogenous citations of these two documents, with some of them wanting to specify a chapter and others the whole ...
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How should one react and respond when reading questionable publications in highly-regarded conference proceedings?

I am writing to ask for the community's advice in both reacting (regulating my own thoughts) and responding (whether worth the time to respond at all) to situations involving questionable publications....
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Is having similar suggested responses to questions from questionare considered plagiarism?

Is it ok to use a question similar to a question from someone else's questionaire? The question is not that specific, but the possible answers are similar. For example the question similar to yours ...
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Is it OK to include images/graphics/plots from other published works into my thesis?

I am currently writing my master's thesis about an already published method which I improved and modified. When writing the background section of my thesis about the existing method I am tempted to ...
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What does "File BauProf" mean?

I am doing some research on Nigeria during its colonial period and as a result I have found the following thesis by Uyilawa Usuanlele called "Poverty and welfare in colonial nigeria, 1900-1954&...
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Are there small citation mistakes in published papers and how serious are they? How often are they spotted?

I have read that even in published papers there are citation mistakes such as putting an incorrect word in cited text, missing a word, etc. I have even noticed these mistakes myself in some papers. ...
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Is missing or adding a word accidentally in a citation serious mistake. Can it be fixed before publishing? [duplicate]

You accidentally made a mistake in a citation in a submitted paper. For example, you cited a list from one author and you accidently made a mistake in one of the bullets. Let's say you added a word ...
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Secondary citation and intro signals (i.e. see, see also, e.g., c.f.): when to use "as cited in"?

What is the correct way to treat references modified by intro signals in my source? Consider the following case, where the primary source is by Example (1999): From the arguments discussed above, it ...
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Mutual citations of two papers (in mathematics)

Given two research articles A, B, is it common for them to have mutual citations, in the sense A is cited in B and B is cited in A? Does it not create (an initial) confusion on which work is done ...
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How to put a paper which is part of conference proceedings and a book chapter in CV/resume/SOP etc

I participated in an AI competition and as a part of my submission, I submitted a paper about my solution. This paper was part of a conference (held alongside the main conference), and the competition ...
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Is there a way to cite two articles which share some authors in a single sentence?

I want to cite a pair of articles using in-text citations and they share some of the authors between them. Does there exist any acceptable way to do this by joining them in a single sentence? A MWE ...
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Can I cite an article only once that I use for a whole section of the MSc dissertation?

I'm writing a section of my thesis in LaTeX that belongs to a state of the art chapter. This section contains the summary of a scientific article (many sentences are copied literally while others are ...
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how to share my research to maximum people across the globe?

I found something very novel during my Ph.D. and we have published this finding. However, many people don't believe in our work and it has been a year since I published my paper but I found very few ...
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How to label/cite multiple images from Internet links in a paper?

I am using a few images I found on Wikimedia Commons to vizualize something I explain in my paper. However, I am not sure how to cite and label them. I am using Chicaco (Author, Year) and am unsure ...
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How can I cite an accepted conference paper but it hasn't been presented? [duplicate]

My paper was accepted by a conference which is going to take place in November. However, before I go to present it, I need to cite it in another paper. Does anyone know how to cite an accepted but yet ...
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How to automatically extract references from pdf by number of occurrence?

I'm looking for software that allows me to extract citations from a pdf article and the number of occurrences of each citation. I'm looking to use this as a (admittedly very imperfect) proxy to ...
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Is it okay to re-render a plot used in another publication?

I found a chart in another publication that I'd like to cite, however it's small and is a dot plot when it should be a line plot (I guess because the data points were non-contiguous and the authors ...
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How to properly add attribution to a paraphrased list?

This question is similar to this one, however in my case, I have paraphrased the list of the original work. I'm paraphrasing a list of a paper like this A five-step model is proposed in [123]: (...
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How to refer to experience in area X in a proposal when my work in area X is classified?

I am writing a postdoc proposal which will involve work in area X. Area X can be studied from a theoretical or applied perspective, and the proposal involves the latter. While my PhD has focused on ...
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