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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How to respond to a reviewer request for “pictures of a real experiment” when my paper doesn't have experiments?

One of my reviewers put a comment to my paper as "Show pictures of a real experimental test.". However, my paper describes a machine learning technique in electrical engineering. I don't ...
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Using material from own publication for Master's thesis

I am currently working on my master's thesis in physics. Parts of my work seemed to be relevant for the scientific community, so we decided to publish a paper about my findings (arXiv + journal [...
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My paper has been sitting with the editor without peer review, and the journal is not responding. What should I do?

I'm about to graduate college and this is my first time submitting a manuscript and I need some guidance because my PI has been busy with his grant. I submitted my manuscript to Behavioral sleep ...
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How long it takes between email confirmation of submission and authors name indexing for a Conference?

From the date of the email confirmation of submission of a paper to a conference to the first indexing by Google of authors name, how long it takes ? Thanks
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Are academic papers required to have specific sections

I've seen that academic papers tend to have the sections Abstract, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Acknowledgements, and Literature Cited. My question is if I wanted to publish an ...
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There is an uncommon icon for my submission on EasyChair

I have submitted a manuscript via EasyChair. I assume that iIt is still under review because I had no notifications of any sort. When I click on my role on the main page, there is a link which allows ...
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how to decide on first coauthorship for a paper

I know this topic is kind of depending on which school each researcher is from, so i would like to gain more information regarding the topic. I am a phd researcher and I have a specific task to do, a ...
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Reviewer asks to add more references to already many references

For a submitted review paper, I got a response from one of the reviewers: "More related references should be added". The thing is, I already have around 70 references, and as the topic is ...
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On the definition of Guinea pigs

When I watched a YouTube video endorsed by a researcher from Microsoft Research, Cambridge, he often said the word "guinea pigs." The video title is something like "How to write a ...
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What is meant by a “permanent working paper”?

I just came across an Oxford University Associate Professor's personal webpage. After the sections of "publications" and "working papers", he also happened to have a section (with ...
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journals that publish urgent topics [closed]

Is there any journal that publish on urgent matters? For instance, papers on epidemiological issues on animals. I am aware of the existence of journals on the topic, however, the normal course of ...
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Submission of survey paper and graduation thesis almost in same time

Location: South Korea. I am writing a survey paper and PhD graduation thesis and will submit them in 2020 July and 2020 June respectively. I am going to use Section II of my survey paper in my ...
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Is it okay if I provide my personal email address on my paper instead of my institutional one? [duplicate]

I'm going to submit a paper with my name as the "corresponding author". I am going to be using my personal email address instead of my university one. This is because I am an undergrad and ...
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What is institutional open access fees?

There is such a paragraph in the conference introduction that I want to submit. What does institutional open access fees refer to here? Thank you! ACM uses the corresponding author during the ...
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What happen if the reviewer reject, but the editor give major revision? [duplicate]

Dears I submitted a paper, after 4 months I received major revisions from 2 reviewers. I made all the required amendments and submit again. One reviewer suggested to accepts it as is, the second didn'...
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Do reviewers really not know the identity of authors in fields that frequently use arXiv?

The point of peer review is anonymity but since most authors upload their papers to arxiv long before the paper is published (at least for math, stats, computer science etc), the reviewers should see ...
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How to cite a company that gave the data and formulated a problem to be solved in a competition?

So recently there was a data science competition and we learned and made a good algorithm which can be published as a case study. So how can I cite the Data source and the really good score metric ...
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My paper status has changed from “Undergoing Initial Checking” to “Under Review”. What does this mean? [duplicate]

When I submitted my manuscript, the status was “Undergoing Initial Checking” on ScholarOne. A day later, the status changed to “Under Review”. What does it mean?
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How severe does an error have to be to warrant retraction?

I have noticed an issue in one of my previously published works, which is approximately 6 months old. The issue has resulted in some minor data extraction errors and the inclusion of three studies (of ...
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Page limit for IEEE JBHI (including reference or not)

On the page of IEEE JBHI (https://www.embs.org/jbhi/prepare-and-submit-your-manuscript/), it says: PAGE CHARGES. Review papers that exceed ten (10) pages incur mandatory page charges. Regular papers ...
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Should I include this information in a cover letter for a journal submission?

I am in the process of making my first journal submission. Half-way through submission, I realise that I haven't considered the cover letter, which is an optional field in the submission process for ...
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Research Summary Article Published. Can I Submit the Full Research Paper Elsewhere?

Last year, I submitted an original research paper (approx 3000 words) to a public health journal (USA). The editors advised me that they were unable to assign it sufficient priority to allow ...
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Paper was accepted for publication 6 months ago without any updates since then, how should I proceed?

About a year ago a paper, that me and my coauthors prepared and presented at a conference, has been selected to be published in a revised and extended form in a special issue of a reputable journal. ...
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In-text citations - First and subsequent citations - AMA

Am new to writing research article. While I am following the guidelines here Am I right to understand that whenever we refer to a source, we cite them in-text. Let's say my paragraph has 100 lines. I ...
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Can I still update my camera-ready submission on IEEE-CPS after the deadline?

I have already submitted the camera-ready version of my paper to a conference within the deadline. However, although it is now multiple days past the deadline, the submission is still open on the IEEE-...
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Is publishing paper containing information acquired from sites such as Sci-Hub illegal?

There are already some discussions on whether it's illegal to use Sci-Hub for research purposes, such as in this Academia SE thread. But one answer and comments there open up another question: Is it ...
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pros and cons of submitting a conference paper in first round vs second round

I am not very familiar with the pros and cons of submitting a conference paper in the first round vs second round. In particular I am referring to the dates given for FG 2021 here - http://iab-rubric....
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How should I use a footnote reference inside a figure?

I am using a figure in my paper, wherein one of the components of the figure, I need to refer to a method that I have described in a section with an equation. I want to use a small footnote reference ...
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Can I improve the idea of the paper on arxiv and publish it again?

I have an idea, and I did experiments and then wrote a paper. But the conference I want to submit does not start until a month later. I want to upload it to arxiv first. But I found a description of ...
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How normal is it to get email replies in ungrammatical English by a high indexed journal (in the context of lack of communication)?

I submitted a brief report (2,000 words) to a high-indexed journal and after some five days sent an email stating that a preprint for the manuscript had been uploaded. A journal assistant replied he ...
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Can I submit the paper to arxiv and the conference at the same time?

I think the conference where the paper is submitted will have 10 days to start submitting the abstract. There are 23 days before the papers start to be handed in. But my thesis will be completed ...
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Can I fix error in submitted conference manuscript after submission due date [closed]

I recently submitted a manuscript to a conference but I found there is a formula error. Now it is about 2 weeks after submission due data. Should I email the chair asking whether I can update? Or ...
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Do arxiv moderators not work on Sundays? [duplicate]

I have noticed one thing that whenever I submit a paper in arxiv on Friday, they keep "on hold" from Saturday to Sunday and then accept it later Monday or Tuesday. On the other hand, it ...
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Is it okay to talk to the editor about the topic of paper or whether if our manuscript is suitable for the journal before submitting?

So this is my first research paper, I just wanted to know whether these things are considered unethical or idk creepy way to lure your paper in or its totally okay and people do that.
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Should I take consent before listing referee names? [duplicate]

I am about to submit my research article in a Mathematics journal and the online system is asking to mention three Referee/Reviewer names. Should I take the consent of a few experts in my topic before ...
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How to structure a proof by induction in a maths research paper? [closed]

I am 16 years old at the time of writing (so I have no supervisors to seek advice from) and I have written a mathematics research paper, which I plan on submitting to a journal for publication. For a ...
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how do i determine whether “ International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER)” is reputable or not? [duplicate]

how do i determine whether " International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER)" is reputable or not ?
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Acknowledgements section of the paper

Conference papers are now double-blind. So when was the acknowledgment part written? If I write an acknowledgment when submitting the paper, isn't it easy to leak information? Is the acknowledgment ...
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My (ex-)advisor is holding our paper hostage

I left a PhD program in statistics last August after nearly four years in the program. The department graciously allowed me to finish out my Masters, so I graduated in December and have since started ...
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Could I insert a figure in related work section? [closed]

In computer science conference papers, can figures appear in related work sections?
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Is it appropriate to include a List/Summary of Theorems in a paper?

I am 16 years old at the time of writing (so I have no supervisors to seek advice from), and I'm working on a Mathematics paper at the moment, which I plan on submitting to a journal for publication. ...
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How can I confirm that the format of the paper is correct?

I am a new PhD student. I have been in school for more than a year. But I basically never met my mentor. I can only find a way to post the paper. Now, I am preparing to submit a paper to a conference. ...
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Is it appropriate to 'build up' your findings in a paper?

I'm working on a Mathematics paper at the moment, and my first finding was fairly specific. The next finding generalised the first finding, and my third finding generalised my second finding. My first ...
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Could giving an alternative approach to proving an established result be worthy of publication? [duplicate]

(I don't believe this is a duplicate to Can I publish a paper with new proof but the same result?, because not only am I using a different proof, but also an axiomatisation that could perhaps be seen ...
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Confusion regarding manuscript status in IOP's article tracking system and ScholarOne Manuscript System [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript in an IOP journal a month back. In the IOP's article tracking system, the status changed from "1st reviewer agreed to report" to "Editorial Assessment" ...
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'Awaiting recommendation' on Scholar One before any review process [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to ScholarOne about 10 weeks ago. I'm aware of the typical workflow of a journal. There are two bullet points that have remained unchanged for about 8 weeks now - one saying '...
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Word “believe” in scientific context

I am trying to write a paper. We have done certain experiments and results from it are good. So, I feel that if our idea can be implemented in other sites, it can benefit those sites. Now my question ...
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Numbering sections in a two-part paper

How do you number the sections in a two-part paper i.e. a paper that is published in two parts? I wrote an expository paper for high school students and it got accepted into a magazine, only that it ...
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Will a mismatch between my name the papers I authored and the name in my official documents cause trouble in getting hired? [duplicate]

When I submitted my first article to arXiv, in the article I mentioned my full name, which is just 'Afham' (I do not know whether it is not allowed to mention such personal information in a question, ...
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“With Editor” for more than forty days [duplicate]

Is it normal for a journal submission to show “With Editor” for more than forty days?

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