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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Rewriting the paper text: when does it make sense?

I have been working as a postdoc on a theoretical (computational neuroscience) paper as a first author. The funding was over at some point and I have moved to a new position in a different place. By ...
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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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Journal turnaround time of 18 months

I submitted a paper to an economics journal. They have promptly replied to let me know that the review process generally takes 12 to 18 months. I also have to give them a go-ahead confirming their ...
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I received an acceptance letter. Before publication the EIC rejected!

March 2018: I submitted my paper in a Q2 journal. The Editor in Chief (EIC) approved for peer review. He sent it to Editor for Europe. April 2018: I was asked by the Editor for Europe to re-submit it ...
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What are all the types of scientific articles?

While doing some research I found some context where scientist A publishes a research article about newly generated progress they made in a field. Another researcher B, skeptical of this paper, ...
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Should I upload my conference paper to extended (but entirely novel) Journal submission?

I am submitting my journal article to IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. This is a completely new work. However, initial results have been submitted to IEEE Globecom 2018 (the result will be ...
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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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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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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 to select a journal at the intersection of two domains?

My professor has asked me to select a journal to publish the paper I have been working on, which focuses on analysing the performance of NNs, SVMs etc. on existing datasets in the Network Security ...
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How to indicate that a thesis is confidential on the title page using APA style?

I am currently preparing to submit my thesis/paper to my educational institution and to the company who commissioned the study. The only entities allowed to read the paper are internals of the ...
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What are turnaround times like in Finance, Financial Economics, Economics / Econometrics journals?

What are turnaround times like in Finance, Financial Economics, Economics / Econometrics journals? I would be among at least a 1000 other aspirants looking to publish in quality journals. There ...
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Writing subscripts in editorialmanager abstract window

I am trying to submit a manuscript to a journal that uses editorialmanager system. I wish to know how to insert subscripts in the abstract window . When I go to insert special characters link I only ...
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What should be included in the Multimedia Attachment of a Journal Submission?

I have recently completed a paper on Humanoid Robot, and I am willing to submit it to the Robotics and Automation Letters(RA-L) journal. What should be submitted as part of the Multimedia attachment? ...
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How to remove my name from submitted paper

I am a co-author for a manuscript. The corresponding author submitted that to a journal which I do not consider that as a good journal, therefore, I would like to ask him to remove my name as a co-...
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In journal submission guidelines, what is meant by “interventions in contemporary debates”?

In their submission guidelines, the editors of the philosophy journal Philosopher's Imprint write: Submissions to the Imprint are refereed anonymously and selected for publication on the basis of ...
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Responding to reviewer comments that doesn't include facts

During the second revision of a journal paper we received the following comment: However; many studies have discussed {topic of the paper} The reviewer did not list any studies. To the best of our ...
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How to have several subjects when submitting an article to arXiv?

I would like to submit an article to arXiv and I have chosen a primary category so that the article is listed in that category. But I also would like to have another category in the list "subjects" ...
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master project topic bigger then I expected

I am a master student in Germany. I want to submit master project (not thesis) in 2 month. project has 4 months duration and 8 credit. I don't have enough experience in research area. The problem is ...
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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 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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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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I clicked 'Approved for Collection' in PDF Express multiple times

Recently, One of my papers has been accepted at a conference. In order to check the IEEE Explore compatibility, I uploaded the file in PDF express and found not compatible. However, I clicked '...
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ESCI Journals vs SCI & SCIE Journals

Three years ago I published 2 papers in the open access journals with APC that are indexed in Emerging Sources Citations Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Scopus. This was ...
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Does anyone here know what happened to the journal “Indian Journal in Number Theory”?

Does anyone here know what happened to the journal Indian Journal in Number Theory? We recently submitted a paper to this journal via e-mail and asked for an acknowledgment of receipt. However, ...
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How to prepare a good response to referee reports when I have a weak reject and two accepts?

I received a weak reject, an accept and a strong accept from a top-tier conference in CS. So, I need to prepare a careful rebuttal response! The problem is that the weak-reject reviewer did not ask ...
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issue with easychair for tracking communications with authors

I have a problem when using easychair that after searching on the web, I was not able to find an answer to it. The thing is that after we sent a review and a notification to the authors, about the ...
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submission of paper to journal/ conf containing confidential data after leaving an institution

Please refer to the link Prelude My research paper is almost completed and I have submitted a draft to my boss recently. My research tenure ends on the end of July. I was told (today) that I would ...
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Can I update my conference paper?

I submitted a conference (one of the best one in the subfield) paper in last minute and it was later accepted a few days ago. While waiting for the final acceptance, I found some errors and a few ...
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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 ...