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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Can a first author of a pre-print be demoted in the version sent to a journal?

Can a PI decide to submit to a journal a previously agreed manuscript, uploaded to a pre-print server, and swap the first author with someone else after introducing some changes in the writing? Would ...
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Reviews and Camera ready upload button not showing in Microsoft CMT? [closed]

I have a paper Accepted in a conference via Microsft CMT. However, I cannot see any reviews and I cannot even find the button to upload the camera-ready version of the paper. As far as I know. The ...
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Paper submitted status change? [duplicate]

I have submitted an article in T&F journal on 22nd October, the status shows submitted to the journal, should I write a mail as a week is passed and no editor is allocated?
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Arxiv paperwork submission help [closed]

I've to submit my paperwork on arxiv.org , for that same I've went through all of its submission guidelines and timing schedules , but in the process of submission I feel detached from the norms I ...
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What merits acceptance for rapid publication in letter format?

Ive recently been asked to review for a letter format journal (articles less than 4 pages) for rapid publication. The same standard criteria of original content, novelty and relevant references as for ...
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Choosing the right selection about previously submitted a paper in a journal

I have submitted my paper in a journal a week ago. After one week the administrator returned my paper and requested all the authors to associate their ORCID with their accounts and asked us to ...
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How do I improve a paper if they haven't published any code?

I am new in the field of research and am trying to publish my first paper. I am working on improving a paper that involves Machine Learning. However, in order to make changes to it, wouldn't I need ...
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Drop accents in submission forms

A title of my paper includes an accented character ě. I'm submitting it to a conference and arXiv. Unfortunately, arXiv does not support the accented character and turns it into \v{e}. It renders ...
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When and how often is an associate editor not starting review process?

Very simple question. Reading some Q&A here and experience from my own papers and reviews I'm actually wondering when and how often the associate editor managing a possible review process of a ...
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Why do some journal proofs insert dozens of typesetting mistakes? [closed]

Why do some journals change the final software and do not provide a template for the final draft(e.g. contains the same font as in the gallery proof)? I often hear that some of my colleagues get ...
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Major revision and re-submit as a Technical Note

I submitted a manuscript as a Research Paper last May 12 to Journal A. Now, 6 months later, I have received a decision letter recommending "... undertake a major revision, and re-submit a revised ...
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Interpreting recommendations for a rejected paper [closed]

In 2016 I submitted an image processing paper to IEEE TSP The reviewer rejected the paper, but recommended I try IEEE TIP. The reviewer at TIP said: While TIP is an appropriate venue for this ...
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What latex template to use when you do not know the journal you are going to submit

Usually distinct journals have their own templates for latex, some of them require you to use specific format for pictures etc. However sometimes you write an article and you do not know what journal ...
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Where can I find research papers to read? (not currently in academia)

I have graduated from university and am no longer enrolled. Even while there, I didn't really have any experience finding and reading research papers written by others. Is there an online database ...
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About the name of suggested reveiwer

I am going to submit a short math paper to a journal. During the process of submission I am asked to suggest the Editor \ Reviewers. In this respect, can I write the name of my co-advisor of my Ph.D ...
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Order of authors in the paper, elsevier

I wrote a paper, and my supervisor is the corresponding author of the paper, but in the PDF of the manuscript the order of authors is different (not the text we wrote as the paper, the first page of ...
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Reproduction and comparison with baseline in paper

I plan to submit an article to a top tier conference in the field of computer science. However, I have certain doubts about the right procedure to compare with state-of-the-art methods in my field. I ...
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Does registering in Editorial Manager® and indicating that I am available as a reviewer increase my chances of being invited to review manuscripts?

Do editors check the database of registered users in Editorial Manager®, their keywords and ORCID records when selecting reviewers? I believe the majority of reviewers are assigned based on the ...
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Manuscript status “Submitted to Journal” over a week in an Elsevier Journal [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal on 8 days ago. However, the "Current Status" of the manuscript is still "Submitted to Journal". Is it common that the status "Submitted to Journal" ...
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Where to draw the line between preprint and author-submitted paper?

I read on https://conferences.ieeeauthorcenter.ieee.org/get-published/post-your-paper/ (mirror): Preprint: a form of e-print where an author posts a draft paper on the author’s or another ...
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Is doing research alone and publishing solo frowned upon by colleagues and superiors in engineering sciences? [closed]

Research has become more and more complex and difficult to be successfully conducted by a single person. However, there are fields (such as some branches of engineering) in which a researcher can ...
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Economic Reviews/Journals for High School students [closed]

I am a 10th grader and I am looking for a journal/review to publish my paper in the subject of macroeconomics. Is anyone aware of any journal/review that would allow me as a highschooler to publish ...
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Short rejection after two years [closed]

I've submitted a short paper to a well-known cs journal. It got rejected after two years with the below one para explanation. While I admit that the submission was not strong, I feel cheated because ...
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How to cite a work in a manuscript that is under review? [duplicate]

I have two manuscripts that I am ready to submit in two different journals. In the first manuscript, I have developed two models to be used for my research. Both of them are new and are an upgrade ...
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Is my PhD adviser being unethical?

My PhD adviser and I decided to publish in Physical Review Letters. After nearly finishing the manuscript, he realized the publication cost was $800 and now instead wants to publish in a significantly ...
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How will be determined the format of manuscript before submission to journal?

I would like to submit my paper to a math journal. In the section of instructions for authors there is the following statement which I am confused of its meaning, may you please help me to sort out of ...
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Sending a manuscript to editor of journal before submission to journal

I submitted my manuscript to two journals online (not at the same time). During the process of submissions I was asked to determine the editor and I selected the same editor in both journals. Need to ...
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How to participate in a remote IEEE Conference, due to politics problems in my country?

Today I study in Chile, and I have an accepted paper at an international conference of the IEEE of good level. I need that participation since it will help me in my Postgraduate program, but I'm ...
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Can I include a Table/Figure which is mentioned on the “discussion” section, after the Conclusion section? [closed]

Can I include a Table/Figure which is mentioned on the "discussion" section, after the Conclusion section? I have a large figure, which is causing a big blank gap as I have to put it in a whole page.
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First author added random co-authors to our paper without informing me (second author)

Our paper in the computer science area has been accepted to a well-known conference and we are getting ready to submit our final draft. This is our first publication and I'm an undergraduate student. ...
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how to format computer code in APA style

If a psychological methods journal only specifies that the entire manuscript has to be in APA style, how should I format computer code snippets in the manuscript to be submitted? I see nothing ...
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Is it possible to submit to Nature Toolbox?

Recently, I found this list of journals that accept articles describing open-source software. In the list, Nature Toolbox is mentioned. I looked it up and found that it is a category within Nature, ...
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How to Present an (Essentially) The Same Proof, in a Different, Earlier Working Paper, in a Present Paper?

I was requested to provide a simple proof for a side assertion made in one of my submissions. Regarding feasibility, it can be done; but the simplest proof that I came up with is already present in ...
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Publishing a second paper which is an extension of the first paper- same methodology, problem formulation and literature review

I have submitted a manuscript to a journal and it is currently under review. I have also written a second manuscript which is essentially an extension of the first manuscript. The first manuscript ...
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Received comments from reviewers with major revision. Is it worth pursuing? [closed]

I recently received the reviewer comments for the work submitted to a decent journal. In the comments, the reviewers advised me to revise the manuscript. The editor noted that "If you are prepared to ...
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Major fallacy in accepted manuscript

I have submitted a manuscript around two months ago. The reviewers gave me generally good comments, and the editor suggested "minor revision". Problem is, I think the main part of my manuscript have ...
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Paper status “Accept with Shepherd”. What does it really mean?

Recently, one of my works have received the status of Accept with Shepherd. We have received many suggestions from the reviewers. I'd like to know in more detail in which real status is my paper and ...
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Would it be weird to give a github version of a paper to a reviewer?

And, would there be an appropriate way to do this? Basically, I have a paper in a mathematical field that has gone back and forth a few times with a reviewer. Since the document is in TeX, it is ...
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Does journal access significantly influence choice in which journal to publish in? [closed]

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier this year following disputes on higher costs and reduced rights to a number of journals. My lab has published numerous papers in ...
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Is it appropriate to send out a manuscript under review to a professor?

I have a MPhil and planning to start my PhD soon. I sumbitted a manuscript to a popular journal in the field. After two rounds of major revisions, the editor is requesting a minor revision now. I ...
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About a problem with finding potential referee for my manuscript

I asked this question About withdrawing manuscript in academia about one month ago. At that time, I decided to wait more and sent the editor in chief the name of three potential referees. Today I sent ...
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As an Undergraduate student can Join at conference with Full research paper? [closed]

I am Hasnain Imtiaz Sakib. Under graduate student (2nd year) from University of Dhaka. I have been selected and my abstract has been selected for "6th World media and mass communication conference ...
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Should I be an author on another PhD student's paper if I went to their meetings and gave advice?

My PhD supervisor (in the field of artificial intelligence) invited me to several meetings with another PhD student. Since I have more knowledge than my supervisor in some topics, I made many ...
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Submit to arxiv prior to a conference or journal [duplicate]

I'm about to apply for phd soon. I have several papers that I'm currently working on that are almost finished. That said, there is probably not enough to publish them on time. I think it might be a ...
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Editor reviews paper directly

Is it possible for an editor to review the paper directly without inviting another reviewer if the editor feels familiar with the content studied in the paper?
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can my paper be excluded from the conference proceedings after attending and presenting? [closed]

I received a very weird email from an international conference committee, stating that their society (who organised the conference) reviewed the content of my paper and finally decided to exclude it ...
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Uploading paper drafts before first-time publication

I am half-way through a Masters degree in Logic and Philosophy of Science following a BSc in Astrophysics. Although I've dreamed for years about getting a paper published, I still haven't submitted ...
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Transactions journal with impact 2.5 or IEEE internet of things journal with 9 [closed]

I have to choose between a transaction journal on Network science and engineering with impact factor ( 2.5) and IEEE internet of things journal with 9 impact. I know that people prefer transactions ...
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How do I cite sources in a math paper

I've written a paper that [still] seems original to me and feedback tells me it needs work. The paper is about Pythagorean triples which has been done for ages but I've yet to find prior art on the [...
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What are the steps and resources I can use to publish a math paper? [duplicate]

I've spent years writing a math paper I call "A study of Pythagorean Triples" and I would like to publish. I've written and re-written for accuracy and clarity and I ported it from Word to TexShop ...