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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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Dividing paper after Reject & Resubmit decision

In a recent manuscript, we used a first principles calculation A and used it to explain experimental results B. A and B are based on existing methods, the novelty primarily lies in combining them and ...
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What happens if I forget to add taxonomy topics when I submit my paper?

I submitted a paper recently to an elsevier journal. During the submission, I forgot to add the taxonomy topics related to my manuscript. After I completed the submission, I received an email that the ...
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What does it mean when someone says a discussion section is not “well-developed”? [closed]

A reviewer of my paper told me that the discussion section is not well developed. What does this mean? What should I work on to improve my discussion section?
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Response to a reviewer for a duplicated paragraph

I had a mistake in my paper and I had a duplicated paragraph in my paper. Now, reviewer told me that it is duplicated and ask me for a description for the problem. I have deleted the paragraph but I ...
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What if your reviewer told you need to cite author A and Author A is you?

It is common practice in my field to remove self-citations completely in a manuscript for consideration. Even if you use neutral language like: “Author A said XYZ” (with Author A being myself), it is ...
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Should i restrict the scope of my work according to the conference theme?

I'm writing a paper for a good conference in computer science with specific themes in Data mining. I checked their scope of topics and their programs for the last 3 cycles of the conference, and i ...
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How to submit two separate works simultaneously to two conferences when the works are similar in a few parts?

I want to submit two separate works to two different conferences in CS field. The conference deadlines differ only by 3 weeks and one of them would be held in November while the other in September. ...
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paper under review after major and minor revisions [duplicate]

my paper shows under reviews which was also carried out two major and one minor revision now at review last one and half months. i too wait for this same. please anyone give your experience for this ...
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revised manuscript [duplicate]

I have submitted my paper in one journal of siam publisher. I have received the following email from Editorial Associate after two revise and resubmits, "It is now in the hands of the Review Editor, ...
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Need a way to prevent others to steal my research idea in a paper that has rejected recently [duplicate]

I recently have submitted my new paper to a journal and after the reviewing process, it has been rejected. Now I worry that someone uses my research idea to develop their paper. Of course, my research ...
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Did I commit plagiarism? [closed]

Okay so, in my reference page I used citation machine and when I copied and pasted it on my paper, I made sure to check everything matched with the source within my intext-citation, but. After I ...
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How should I highlight extensive changes in a revised manuscript?

I revised and resubmitted my manuscript (rejected with the chance of resubmission) to the same journal. I listed all my answers to the reviewers' comments at the beginning of the document. Later, the ...
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Who, and how to write when withdrawing a submission before notification?

I have recently submitted a paper to a top notch conference. Only then, I have realized that another good conference has announced a call for papers recently. My problem is that the notification ...
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Submitting a manuscript dependent on another one also submitted

I have a manuscript A, ready for submission, that describes a method for characterizing topographic features (computer sciences). I also have another manuscript B, ready for submission, that uses the ...
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How do journal editors check word count on pdfs?

I've read posts from journal editors on Academia Stack Exchange that the first thing they do is check the word count of submitted articles. How do journal editors check the word count of submitted ...
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What affiliation is appropriate to list for journal publication?

On journals for example this one, I am required to provide "the department and institution to which the work should be attributed" on the title page. What does attributing the work to an institution ...
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Journal paper submission practices to improve review quality and reduce delay

I'm trying to think of things that can contribute to reducing the review time of a paper, and to get the most relevant reviews. Are there some best practices with regard to submitting a paper to a ...
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Paper submission with company affiliation

A friend of mine submitted a paper to a conference, about a topic he was working on in his company. Recently, he got fired from his company so unfairly due to colleagues jealousy (seriously). He ...
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What is an “invited submission” to a journal?

The website of the journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research says: This site only accepts invited submissions. In general, what is an invited submission? Is this how special issues of ...
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What to do if a peer-reviewed journal took so much time to review your paper?

This happened many times, and following are some cases: You submit an article to a good journal with high impact factor. Then after 6 months or sometimes more you dont receive their comments. We ...
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How to politely ask a co-author to remove his/her name from my manuscript?

Just found one of my very old written manuscript in my backup folder and interested to submit it to some journal. I had written a Manuscript with 7 co-authors in 2008 just 10 years before. The entire ...
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Talking about works under submission without breaching anonymity

I work in a medium/small-sized field within Computer Science. In this field, there are three major conferences. I'm currently submitting my resume/statement to one of these conferences as part of an ...
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Double blind review allowing arXiv submissions

I am submitting an article on a conference that follows a double-blind review system. However, the following is mentioned on its dual submission policy: Papers that have appeared on non-peered ...
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Is it OK to send email to conference chairs asking for resubmission of the manuscript?

I have submitted a messy manuscript to a conference due to the urgent deadline. After a period of revision, I corrected some mistakes and tidied the manuscript. Is it okay to send an email to the ...
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Is it fine to submit a paper to a journal via arXiv without updating on arXiv? [closed]

I have uploaded a preprint of my article to arXiv and it is published there. After that, I made several changes to it and I am submitting the same to a journal which allows submitting via arXiv (...
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Using Microsoft Publisher to draw high quality flowcharts?

Plenty of journals and magazines require high quality images when you get to submit a paper. I`m trying to get a simple flow chart of mine into a higher quality version. Is MS Publisher enough to ...
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Submitting a rejected paper to the same editor in a different journal

Submitting a rejected paper to the same editor in a different journal. One of my papers was rejected from a top journal in mathematics. ( I submitted it to an editor, say A) Two reviews basically ...
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How to present projects that will soon be published on CV?

I have several projects that will be published soon. I am the 1st author in two of them and co-author in 3 of them. How to present this in my CV?
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Abstract format in a game studies conference

I will submit an "extended abstract" to a conference in game studies. This is not my primary field of study (more of a hobby), so the stakes are low and I am unaware of the conventions of the field. ...
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Is this kind of email formal or beneficial to use in a submitted manuscript? [closed]

Is this kind of email formal or beneficial or even acceptable to use in a manuscript: yours@xxx.edu? yours@xxx.edu or authorname@xxx.edu? which is better? can it increase the acceptance rate?
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What should I write as affiliated institute?

I have been accepted into college but have not yet started. The research I did was done before I was accepted into college. So should I add the college as the affiliated institute or not?
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Special journals for young scientists or regular peer reviewed papers

I am a 16 year old researcher and was wondering whether to apply to publish my paper in a special journals for young scientists, which have a higher chance of acceptance, or to apply in a regular peer-...
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How much modification in a manuscript is recommended after a major revision?

I've got three months to revise my manuscript I submitted to a journal a few months ago. I received two highly detailed reviews, from which it seems that the manuscript does not show the desired big ...
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Should I tell about my inexperience in my cover letter?

I am a 16 year old with hardly any experience in the academic field and have shown a certain degree of unprofessionalism in the initial draft of my first paper. Should I state this in the cover letter ...
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Do reviewers usually ask for data? (Computer Science/ Data Science / Data Mining)

I know it's a free process and it depends on reviewer if they want the data and for author if they want to submit it. Questions: What are the chances of a reviewer asking for data? Why might ...
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What if funding info not uploaded while submission but acknowledged?

To the best of my knowledge, when some authors are funded by some industries, they should (or sometimes have to) acknowledge the industry by writing the funding ID. What happens if someone ...
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Removing first name on request by supervisor: how to avoid complications in the future

Say I have three names viz... Firstname Middlename Surname. My first name is quite long. My supervisor is requesting that I only use my Middle and Surnames. This occured with my first manuscript with ...
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What does it mean to have figures included in conference abstract?

This is a respected conference. Reviewers accepted but commented this Novelty of the topic! Abstract could be better explained and have figures. Ok, I understand that I need to highlight novelty ...
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Can I submit my paper to arXiv with a header that says “Under review at X” when it isn't?

Previously I submitted my paper in MS Word format to arXiv. Now after almost two years, I decided to submit an updated version in LaTeX format. To create the LaTeX version of the document, I ...
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How should I describe a result from a submitted paper such that the reviewers can do their work?

A month ago, I submitted a paper to a prestigious journal. In that paper, we proposed a general method (method A), and we proposed a set of methods for doing some work based on this method A. I now ...
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What should I list as my academic affiliation in scientific publishing?

Imaging that I am a student from College A and cross-registered in Institute B. I am a college kid so I receive very little care from the professors from my own school, and I do not have an official ...
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How shall we reply to an editor after a minor revision of a paper?

I received the editor's comments as follows: The revised version of your manuscript xxx has been reviewed by our referees. Referee A is now satisfied with your paper, while Referee B is more or ...
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Can I resubmit the article?

I submitted my revised paper (second-time major revision) just few days back through Scholar One. Now I found some errors in my submitted paper. As the paper is already submitted, what shall I do? Can ...
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Referee suggests to split the paper into two. How is it done?

I recently submitted a paper to a journal. It came back with a "revise and resubmit" recommendation and two referee reports. Both of them were quite positive. One of them suggested that I remove from ...
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Potential referee for a journal submission

I have a paper to be submitted and most of the journals in my field would like to have a "potential reviewer" list (3-4 potential reviewer) by the author. Of course, the last decision to send to paper ...
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Tips for revising manuscripts months later

While I tend to write articles quite quickly, whenever revisions come back from a journal, I find myself taking forever to finish them. Part of the problem is just that my mind is no longer in the ...
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Adding a citation after paper is accepted

I am a junior researcher in mathematics. I worked simultaneously on proving Theorem A and Theorem B. They both generalize Theorem X in two different directions. Theorem X was proved several years ago (...
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Legal Ramifications For Student Paid Paper [closed]

What legal ramifications can I turn to after determining someone has paid another student to write their paper?
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How to deal with corresponding authors not sharing submission steps? (E.g. Peer reviews & Decisions)

I am a 3rd-timer postdoc, and I often run into this issue. Over my career I have greatly benefitted personally of responsible peer review and participating in the elaboration of 'Response to Reviews'. ...
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What does it meant “ assignment of paper with decision in prosess ” in the same time? [duplicate]

I have submitted the paper to JFA journal after the stage "submitted to the journal" (14 days ) ,I have received the message that paper is assigned with current stage " Decision in process " in the ...