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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Average period of peer review process

I have a paper ready for publishing, but I can't decide to which journal should I publish it. The main thing based on which I want to publish the paper to a specific journal is its short period of ...
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Before paper submission, the EIC advised that the paper topic and length is not appropriate. The paper actually falls into the scope of the journal

I contacted the EIC before submission to inquire if they would accept a paper of 15 pages and he advised that the paper topic and length is not appropriate. The paper actually falls into the scope of ...
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Can I submit a paper under an alias so as to avoid trouble in my country?

I have done research on a topic that is very sensitive in my original country. I want to submit a paper to a (well-rated) Computer Science conferences, but I do not want to use my real name or ...
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How do conferences detect double submission?

My first year undergraduate teammate has submitted our project work to multiple conferences. I want him to pull back the submission before reviewers take action against us. But he wants proof that ...
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Can i put the submitted paper in the arxiv?

I'm not so familiar about the regulations regarding arxiv and conference papers. Recently i submitted a conference paper and it's under review, but i couldn't put all the supplementary materials (...
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What are the top tier scientific conferences in internet censorship and censorship resistance technology? [closed]

What are the top tier scientific conferences in internet censorship and censorship resistance technology that I can submit my research on anti-filtering technology to?
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Mistake in uploaded file type after revision [closed]

I have revised my manuscript in Elsevier's journal and uploaded it along with the point-by-point reviewer comments responding. I found I have made a mistake in uploading the file. There is the list ...
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How to escalate a complaint about errors produced by a journal from the Nature publishing group when Editor doesn't respond

We have a scientific paper that was published at the beginning of this year in "Scientific Reports", an open-access journal by the Nature publishing group. However, upon publication, as authors we ...
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What does it mean to get this message on EDAS? [closed]

I submitted two papers to a conference on EDAS. I checked EDAS and I saw a change. They added this sentence at the end of both papers page submission: "You have authored an accepted paper." The ...
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Can a conference listed as CORE 'A' have an acceptance rate of 60%?

My university follows the conference ranking as per CORE. Specifically, the department (Computer Science) encourages the faculty members and the research students to submit to either CORE 'A' or CORE '...
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Submitting a new paper just after another was accepted by the same journal

In my subfield, there is a highly regarded journal. I just finished a manuscript, which I thought would be suitable and ‘good enough’ for this journal. Coincidentally, another manuscript that I had ...
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What are the process and practices of requesting for pre-submission peer review from field experts?

I am an undergraduate student in the field of computer science, researching on my own. I have completed writing a paper for my recent research project and all set to submit it to a relevant conference....
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Sending email to editor about reason of rejection of paper

My manuscript was rejected without sending to peer review, of course the editor whom I sent my paper is an expert in my field and he rejected it without any report. (it took one and half month with ...
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Skipping same old introductions

I’m working in the area of adversarial examples against neural networks. A standard research paper generally starts off an introduction with something along the lines of the below, but probably with a ...
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Editor not responding. Should I withdraw my submission? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper in October 2018. After 2 months, the status changed to "awaiting CE decision" and stayed it ever since. I waited a month and sent an email to CE in February 2019. I did not receive ...
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An Author without an Affiliation

We are preparing a manuscript to be submitted to a peer-reviewed international journal. We have an author that contributed significantly to our research work in which we would like to include her as a ...
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Most part of my result is as same as orginal version. Can I make a paper? [closed]

I am a PhD student in mathematics. Recently, I could extend some old result to higher dimensional. I want to make a paper. But I doubt that is a good result or not, because most part of my proof is ...
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Can we submit comment paper to some other journal other than the paper's journal on which we are commenting?

Can we submit comment paper to some other journal other than the paper's journal on which we are commenting ?
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Does the journal editor have authority not to publish my article after clear acceptance?

It is to ask that I sent my original article in some journal, reviewers asked me to make some amendments which I did on time. The editor then sent me an email with their decision of acceptance. Now ...
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What steps would an amateur scientist have to take in order to get a scientific breakthrough published? [duplicate]

I would like to know from an academic standpoint on what steps that an amateur scientist would have to take in order to get his/her scientific breakthrough published in a major academic journal/...
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multiple authors format for saving space

I am submitting the final version for an ACM sponsored conference and I am dubious about what would be the correct format to include multiple authors (with multiple I mean more than tree). The ACM ...
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How I do politely indicate that I am expecting my name to be added to the paper

I am composing this question on behalf of someone but as a first person. I am a postdoc at a top university in the US. I had recently been requested by my PI to help with setting up experiments and ...
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Is it possible to submit a paper to a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal without PhD and get it accepted?

Is it possible to submit a paper to a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal without PhD? More specifically, what would be the bare minimum qualifications that would grant one the possibility of the paper ...
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choosing workshops/conferences to attend and publish research

I have been able to attend a few different conferences and workshops during my limited time being a masters and PhD student. Some to present my research and some just to watch presentations. I have ...
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Limited number of displays (figure + table) according to the journal [closed]

I just wonder according to Nature journal, we are allow to have 6 displays including figures and tables. However, my paper has 8 displays (1 table + 7 figures). Is that fine to have 8 displays for an ...
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editor assignment pending springer [duplicate]

Submitted one of my article to springier journal then i got major vision after few weeks submitted revised manuscript, then again i got minor comments just changes some figure style then submitted my ...
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Asking a journal for extended payment period

I am in this situation where I have submitted an article to a journal and it is likely that, after the minor revision that they asked me to do, the paper will be accepted for publication (I hope so...)...
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Is a preprint considered as dual publication?

I am about to submit a paper to Nature but I made public the technical report supporting an important share of the results via BioRXiv a few weeks ago. In the Nature submission system, they asked if ...
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How to Find Peer-Reviewers Who Aren't Busy (During the Summer)

TLDR: How do I figure out who to ask to review an article (who isn't too busy)? I was asked to submit an article for an upcoming thematic issue for a well-regarded, peer-reviewed journal in my field....
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co-authorship of the unresponsive and careless advisor?

My paper, that is part of my thesis, has been accepted to a conference as a part of the poster session. In the paper, I have mentioned my gratitutes to my supervisors. In fact, an unofficial ...
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What does “ADM” stand for on an article submission information page?

On the information page of my article submission, there's a column titled "ADM", listing the name of two persons that I can email. What does this stand for?
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What is the meaning of “Manuscript submitted”? [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to a journal about two months ago, its status was remains "manuscript submitted" until yesterday. In fact I saw no changes from the beginning to now and every process just ...
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Is there anything that has been tried to stop publication shopping

I find it very annoying as a reviewer when I get asked to review a paper several times as it gets submitted to different journals/conferences or, worse still, I help send it to the reject pile only to ...
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Elsevier open-access fee waived for subscribers?

I have recently been comparing publishers regarding their policies on double dipping (charging an open-access fee for publishing in a hybrid journal and then charging again a subscription fee). Many ...
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Is it normal for a “Date Revision Due” to be unexpectedly modified on Evise?

I submitted a paper to an Elsevier Journal in January,2019. I received a referee report on May 15, 2019. The report asked for some major revision, which my co-authors and I accepted. The Evise online ...
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Confirming the Identity of a (Friendly) Reviewer After the Reviews

Somewhat a follow-up to this post. I recently had a paper reviewed, and in receiving one of the reviews, I feel strongly that I know the identity of one of the reviewers (someone with whom I'm on ...
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When can I withdraw a paper accepted by a conference?

I recently got my paper accepted by a "look-descent" conference (indexed by ACM, a leading association in CS). Now, I am considering to withdraw the paper for some considerations, yet, need to know ...
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How long “Under Editor Evaluation” normally takes? [duplicate]

The status of my paper in Elsevier system (an engineering journal) has been changed to "Under Editor Evaluation" more than two months (about 75 days). Is it normal?Should I send an email to the editor?...
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Manuscript submitted average time of its status [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to a journal about 2 month ago but its status does not change and it still shows "Manuscript submitted". Shall I wait more or send a tracking email. Need to say, the journal ...
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Submitting a paper that contains the researcher name to a conference that employs double blind reviewing

Me and my co-researchers is submitting a paper regarding speech recognition to a conference that is held by the university where we study. In this study, we, strictly for the purpose of trolling, ...
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Can an editor review manuscript without sending to reviewers?

I submitted my manuscript to a journal one month ago and the status is "with editor" up to now. As the editor of my paper is one of the leading scientists in the field of my research paper (...
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Submission of a part of a thesis to a conference?

I just submitted a part of my thesis to a conference. But in the document, although in fact it is a paper to be submitted to a journal, I have mistakenly left a few words as “in this thesis, my thesis,...
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Permissions to reproduce an image while writing review papers

I've seen some review papers use images from other articles under the 'adapted from [ref]' description while most others use the standard 'reproduced with permission from [ref]'. Does the former not ...
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Can I submit a paper to two or more journals at the same time? [duplicate]

Assume I am submitting my paper to Journal X, which rejected the paper. After making modifications I am going to submit the paper to Journal X again. At the same time can I also submit the paper to ...
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How does a book chapter in an edited volume compare to a peer reviewed paper?

I have been invited to write a book chapter in an edited volume, relating to my field of work. I have a paper ready that I have not published and was planning to submit it soon. So, I am wondering is ...
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Submitting a paper to a conference whose scientific committee includes an academic from a grad school you want to enroll

I am planning to submit my paper to an international conference. The level of the conference might be high considering my paper and for my academic background at the moment. My paper can fit in one of ...
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Is it okay to submit a paper from a master's thesis without informing the advisor?

I would like to submit a part of my master's thesis which is more or less close to an end. I wrote the entire thesis without having much feedback from my advisor as he's in a different city and we had ...
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How to change corresponing author during review process

I recently graduated my PhD and will take on a new opportunity next month. To follow up two papers that I have submitted a couple of months ago, which are still under review (during a very lengthly ...
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My research work is published before me

My project work which i was planning to publish somebody else published just 1 month before. what should i do? Is my total research work of 8 months going to be a waste? I was working for a novel ...
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Should a paper of exactly 15 pages be submitted to Transactions or Proceedings of the AMS?

I would like to submit a paper which is exactly 15 pages. The journal overview of Transactions of the AMS says: Papers of less than 15 printed pages that meet the above criteria should be submitted ...