Questions tagged [paper-submission]

On the process of submitting a paper for review or publication by a conference or journal. Typical questions with this tag relate to selection of preferred or conflicted reviewers, timeline of the submission process, and typesetting or compilation by the publisher.

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Where can I find more material for my paper? [closed]

but I seem to get a bit stuck as I cannot find much online related to it. Does anyone know any papers that would help me write my paper? The main question that I am trying to answer in the paper is ...
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How does the article transfer from biorxiv to peer-reviewed journals work?

Biorxiv offers the possibility to transfer an article uploaded as a preprint to a peer-reviewed journal. An increasing number of journals are available for this transfer service. I tried to find more ...
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Why do some graduate students and researchers publish bad research papers? [closed]

Sometimes when I am doing literature review, I come across very large quantity of very poor research, usually published somewhere in Asia or South America. By bad, I mean: the topic doesn't seem to ...
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Publish a short summary of an accepted paper before proceedings

A paper I submitted as part of my PhD to an international conference has been recently accepted and I wish to publish a short translated summary to a national conference (which is allowed by them ...
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Does 'pagination' refer to page numbers only or line numbers as well?

With reference to manuscripts, does 'ensuring pagination' only mean that each page is numbered, or does it mean that lines are numbered as well? Is there an equivalent word/phrase for numbering lines? ...
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Rebuttal stage optionally allows authors to revise their papers. Should I make use of that option?

I am contributing to a top conference. It is now in the rebuttal stage. During the rebuttal stage, it's allowed to revise the submitted papers, in addition to the mandatory rebuttal text of 800 words (...
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Would it be acceptable to write a paper in dark mode? [closed]

To those who don't know what dark mode is, it's basically using a black background, and for a paper it would mean that the background is black while the words are white. I noticed that most papers ...
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Could I use colors to distinguish variables in a paper?

Often when distinguishing one variable from another we use different characters or if using the same character different subscripts. For instance we might use x for one variable, and y for another, ...
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How should I write rebuttal?

I contributed to a conference. I just received feedback from reviewers. I need to write a rebuttal. But I am limited to 800 words. Three reviewers pointed out some writing problems. For example, the ...
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Should/can I submit to the same journal and explain the situation asking for another review?

Recently I got a rejection of my research article from a mathematical journal. The referee report says "the results are correct but it has not motivation why should we care such results". ...
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Is it possible for the paper to be accepted in this case?

I am a computer professional. I submitted a paper to the top conference in our field. I just received comments from reviewers. Now is the rebuttal stage. There are six reviewers in total. 2 Accecpt, ...
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Author's institution and contact information incorrect in a journal publication

What problems could arise, legally and professionally, if the author's contact information and institution are incorrect on a published scientific article? For example, suppose the review process ...
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Deciding factors for publishing in a good journal

While going through the literature survey for my project, I found that some papers have been published in reputed journals while some are not. But the study area, data used are very much similar in ...
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Related to current status and status date

I had submitted a paper to Elsevier journal on 2/8/2021. While I am continuously following the paper, it has come to my notice that the status Date is 8/8/2021 and current status is required reviews ...
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Under Review immediately, what does it mean? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to a journal. Initially, it showed "New Submission", and changed to "Under Review" after an hour or so. This is not what I have usually observed. I would ...
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How do I indicate deleted text from a manuscript?

I had a manuscript accepted with major revision. I have now revised it and will resubmit shortly. The editor requested that I highlight any changes in the text, which I have done in yellow. However, I ...
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Is it good to postpone part of the related work section and experiment result tables to the appendix to fit the page limit?

I am currently submitting a paper to ICLR. ICLR 2022 has a 9-page limit for the first submission but my paper has 14 pages under the official template. So I am trying to shrink it. Apart from doing ...
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What should an academic disclosure statement look like [duplicate]

Nowadays journals require people to disclose conflicts of interest by submitting a disclosure statement. I wonder how this statement should be written. I found a lot of examples of disclosure ...
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Is doctoral fellowship to be considered as funding source for a journal article?

As title suggests. First year Doctoral fellow with a scholarship. The article has no bearing on my Doctoral thesis. It is a side project. My synopsis hasn't even been finalized yet. So should I have ...
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Can I use denotion(notation) of A:=B in assignment of subject of humanity?

This is the first time when I post a question in this site of stackExchange . Currently I am working on assignment of sociology . Can I write A:=B (A is defined as B) in an assignment? Is this ...
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Manuscript Preparation Format and Rules for Current Science Journal

I am interested in submitting my research work in the Current Science journal. I'm looking for the format of the manuscript. The details are there in the "Instruction to Authors" section of ...
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What to do when a reviewer questions the writing style of your scientific research paper?

This year, I submitted a research paper (case study) of a technology implementation to a peer reviewed journal. I waited approx. 2 months and the decision of the reviewer was to decline, because she ...
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What should I do if I find a mistake after I submitted the camera-ready paper?

I recently got one paper accepted. Then I added one paragraph given the reviewers' comments and run more experiments for this section. The problem is that I don't have much time to run the experiments ...
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Under Review status vs Decision Pending (Taylor & Francis journal) [closed]

In the ScholarOne system (one of Taylor & Francis journals), the manuscript status is "Under Review". However, under the regular submission system, the status is "Decision Pending&...
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Removing a co-author when re-submitting a manuscript

My colleague is an expert in biology. Using his data, I have developed a new algorithm that could change the way we explore data in general (not only in biology). I wrote a manuscript explaining the ...
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What does it mean that the status of a submitted major revision is simultaneously 'awaiting reviewer scores' and 'awaiting decision'?

A major revision was submitted to a journal. After some days, the status changed to 'awaiting reviewer scores', but there is also the status 'awaiting decision' right next to it. How should this ...
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Resubmitting the revised version of an article after deadline [closed]

I have already sent a manuscript to an Emerald Journal. The manuscript was reviewed and the deadline for submitting the revised paper was set for July 30. It's been about a month since the deadline ...
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Why do most journals use separate manuscript submission systems?

As you all are familiar, most journals use manuscripts submission systems hosted on some separate domain. Why is that so, are there some other benefits except separation of the presentation layer and ...
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Can submission to a journal be considered as a proof that the work was carried out first?

I understand Arxiv preprints are the way to go. But, I submitted a paper to an elsevier journal 2 months back. I am still to receive any review for it. I made a mistake of not putting in Arxiv before ...
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Main results vs ablation study in a journal paper (deep learning)

I ran a number of experiments (object classification/segmentation), and got some good results vs a range of benchmark models. The paper progressed to major revision, and most criticism concerned the ...
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Is a nomenclature section really necessary in a scientific paper?

I was wondering if a nomenclature section is necessary, especially when you have described parameters in the body of the paper right after the formula. Personally, I don't think it is a good idea to ...
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Taylor& Francis Manuscript status from "Awaiting Editorial Office Processing" to "Under Review" in 3 days [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript in a journal (Taylor&Francis) and after 3 days the status of my MS changed from "Awaiting Editorial Office Processing" to "Under Review". What does ...
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The status of Revised manuscript is with editor since one month [duplicate]

I have submitted a paper in one of the top journals in elsevier. After one year I received the major revision with one month deadline. I submitted the revised manuscript and status is showing with ...
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Paper got rejected and meanwhile a similar paper was submitted to another journal

I have been working for 1-2 years on a manuscript to be submitted to a journal with a relatively high impact factor. The journal has pretty strict rules about the length of the paper which is ...
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Is it common for a journal not to return a revised paper for the reviewer?

Recently I reviewed a submission to a journal. The editor even sent me an email saying the review was received. In my review I suggested correction of several minor mistakes but there were also a ...
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Do I need to follow all the suggestions of reviewers? [duplicate]

I have got my submitted paper`s review comments. One of the reviewers commented and suggested as follows: Reviewer 1 Recommendation: Accept (minor edits) Comments: The paper has been carried out in ...
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Anonymity issues for an article derived from a MSc thesis

I've written my MSc thesis and my supervisors and myself think that the results we got are worth writing an article. Of course, we cite my original thesis in the article to avoid self-plagiarism ...
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What does the status "at review" mean? [duplicate]

I submitted my paper to a journal 3 days back and it shows the status at review. Is it the same as under review or just means the initial check?
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How do I contribute to the scientific community without publishing research in a scientific journal?

I do not study physics at the university, but I have a very important scientific research. I do not think that a magazine will accept my research, though, because I am not sufficiently specialized in ...
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Is it wise for a co-author to contact the journal for a correspondence when the corresponding author is not responsive?

I am currently submitting an article to a prestigious journal. However, after about four months, the article still has yet to be assigned to an editor. We contacted the journal two months ago, to ...
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Single system to track status of all journal submissions?

Is there a software or website where I can track the status Editorial Manager system for all, or most, of my journal submissions rather than logging into all of their websites individually? As an ...
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Where should a high schooler target getting their paper published? [closed]

FiveThirtyEight is quite well-regarded in statistics/data analysis circles. I have written a short paper on NBA player ratings that might be of interest to them. I do intend on getting the paper ...
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How to politely ask the editor to freeze my submission

I am facing an inconvenient situation that I will try to explain as well as I can. Here is my case: One and a half years ago, I submitted my paper to Journal A. The reviewing process started and I ...
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Submitting as Regular paper in same journal after receiving "revise before review" from special edition of the same journal?

I had submitted my paper to the special edition of the journal (due to relevance of work and faster processing timeline). Now I had received "revise before review" comment (they asked to ...
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What does "You are the creator and an author for this paper. You have authored an accepted paper." mean in EDAS?

What does "You are the creator and an author for this paper. You have authored an accepted paper." mean in EDAS when the Status is still "Active (has manuscript)"?
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Publishing without academic supervisor

I am a bachelor student and have been working for a professor since the last two years on a paper for which I was paid. All the work is mine but data belongs to him. We recently had a fallout and I no ...
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Request an extension for revision for a second time

Is it normal to request an extension for the revised version of the article for the second time? I have a manuscript submitted to a journal, and although I have requested an extension for two weeks, ...
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Amount of details in a professional paper

My co-authors and I sometimes have different views on the organization of our papers (in mathematics). While some of them insist on writing down all the details, I try to keep emphasis on the main ...
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Should I let minor grammar and spelling errors go during peer-review to speed up the process?

I recently reviewed a paper for the second time. The authors competently solved all issues that were raised in the first review round, and the only remaining issues were minor grammar and spelling ...
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What is the difference between average of journal first decision and submission to first post-review decision?

I noticed that in Taylor and Francis metrics there are two concepts: Average submission to first decision and Average submission to first post-review decision Could any one demonstrate the difference, ...

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