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How to choose keywords for papers?

Some journals require keywords besides the abstract to 'describe' the published article, some don't. See for instance with keywords ...
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Citation after etc word

I have a question regarding proper usages of a citation number after the "etc" word. So the sentence goes like this: This is a random sentence about words and etc. Here is another sentence. ...
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What is appropriate number of keywords for conference paper?

What is appropriate or reasonable number of keywords in a conference paper (in computer network/security topics)?
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How important is the keyword section in a paper

I am writing a computer science paper that has a keywords section that comes directly after the abstract. Currently I have just one keyword in there, how important is that section? Do I have to come ...
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Is it beneficial to prefer keywords complementary to words in the title?

This was some advice given by an editor in a writing course: If there is a limit to the number of keywords, don’t use terms already used in the title. Rather, use terms that are complementary, ...
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Keywords in a paper: to include or not to include?

Are there some reasons to include them besides a historical tradion? Let's assume that it's not a requirement by the publisher. There are some answers (such as this) which claim that keywords ...
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Why aren’t my Personal Keywords accepted by the registration system in Journal of Number Theory (Elsevier)?

I have tried many times to register (pre registration) in Journal of Number Theory of Elsevier publisher, when I put my Personal Keywords I got the below attached error notice, I separated my keywords ...
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Proper keywords before peer review

What are the correct terms for potential theorems and proofs before they have been affirmatively reviewed, do I use "hypthesis" or "proposition" for what would be "theorem&...
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Is there any way to extract keywords and keyterms of an academic field?

I'm trying to do a personal research project on a field, e.g. "quantum physics" and wanted to analyse which keywords are the most important or have the most papers in a field. Is there any way to ...
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Keyword tagging across scientific papers making it searchable

One year into the research project I have now a nearly exhaustive list of keywords / themes characterising my topic. There are about 100 words, though some of them are so closely related that probably ...
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A taxonomy for keywords in the field of education research

I am looking for a standard list of keywords that can be used in journals dealing with the field of education, something like "A taxonomy for the field of engineering education research" or &...
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appropriate Word for transfering student from one university to another university

I am searching an appropriate word for transferring student from one University to another University There might be such a word which helps me to search for related topics of transferring student ...
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How to cite the number of articles with a specific keyword?

In the introduction of a paper I'm writing, I want to make the observation that the specific field we're studying is experiencing a huge boom. I don't know if I need to back this affirmation by citing ...
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Should I include the proposed method name in manuscript Keywords section?

The JASA manuscript template contains the Keywords section to insert 3-6 keywords. Is it appropriate to insert there the proposed method name as one of the Keywords? If yes, should I use method's ...
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