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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How long does the usual initial journal review process usually take place? [duplicate]

I'm currently submitting my article on an open-access, free-submission and publishing journal. I decided to submit to that journal since it's has a good impact factor and I didn't have any funding ...
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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 ...
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Is there such thing as too many follow-up emails to a professor?

I worked with my professor on a project for two months at the beginning of this year. After a while, I finished writing up the paper and sent it to him to check. He didn't reply. I've sent 5 follow-up ...
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Declining an offer to present a poster instead of a paper

I have submitted a paper to a conference which defined several submission categories: papers, posters, etc. I submitted my abstract in the paper category, but was asked to present a poster instead. I ...
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Substantial changes to manuscript in the revision process [duplicate]

Is this acceptable to revise a manuscript more than what reviewers suggested? In fact, due to some issue, the authors may find out that there are some issues even reviewers could not address, so they ...
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Cite only by DOI in rebuttal

I have to write a rebuttal for a machine learning conference in which I included a lot of new references (to prove broad interest). The rebuttal has a page limit of one, and my reference list is too ...
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Rebuttal limited to one page

I recently submitted to a machine learning conference, and got 3 weak accepts. One concern was, that the work may be of limited interest. Therefore I went ahead and collected more example in the ...
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Preprints conflicts between Research Gate and Journal

I uploaded a preprint paper to Research Gate. Then I realized that it is not allowed for the Journal I submitted my paper. I removed the paper from RG, but it was around two days available. Will I ...
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What does it mean when a paper is rejected but encourages resubmission without a suggestion of new experiments?

My paper has been rejected but encouraged re-submission. The reviewers were overall positive said it was well written and that all the analyses were correct. The problems pointed out were changes to ...
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Is it ethical to cite a reviewer's papers even if they are rather irrelevant?

We have just received reviews on a paper, and in reading through one of the "borderline" reviews, I recognized that the "voice" of the review sounded like a researcher I associated with at a ...
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When editor does not respond to the request for withdrawal

I submitted a manuscript to a journal, but due to some issue with that I asked the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor to withdraw the manuscript from further consideration. Despite several emails, ...
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How Much Weight does a Conference Paper carry compared to a Journal Publication? [duplicate]

I am working on some stuff for a paper. I have recently seen an advert for a conference calling for papers and I feel like I currently have enough stuff that I could submit it to this conference and ...
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As first author, what should be included in the first formal communication [email] with other coathours

I am in the process of writing a paper ( public health/ policy) for submission collaborating with two professors. Both are supportive and interested in my project. separate meeting with both were ...
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Major revision: is it faster to revise or to submit elsewhere? [closed]

The style of the manuscript was reviewed as being inappropriate for the style of this journal (not widely known), though the results and contents weren't attacked. A major revision is needed to change ...
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How to recognize a “Journal” paper and a “Conference ” paper, easily by superficial reading? (EE, CS) [closed]

I can read the semantic meaning of conference and journal papers, even the details regarding their general structures: Journal are longer than conference, conferences are easier to get accepted but ...
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Publishing independent proofs of a theorem in the same journal?

In the comments here, a user suggested that when two proofs of the same theorem are obtained independently, it is a common practice (at least in physics) to submit them to the same journal. I was ...
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Conflict of Interest statement for journal submission

Does anyone know what "Conflict of Interest" is? I am submitting a paper to a journal, and they ask me to attach a Conflict of Interest. Is it the same as Cover Letter? Thanks in advance for any help!...
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do references count towards page limit of journal paper [closed]

I am writing a paper and the journal recommends it be 8 pages and 6000 words. I have almost 1 page of references making it difficult to cut the paper down further. Therefore do the references ...
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Is it okay to submit a modified journal paper that is still under review to a conference?

I have a paper submitted to a journal that is currently under review. My research supervisor now wants to then submit a similar paper to an upcoming conference, by taking an older version of this ...
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About similarity Index [closed]

Regarding similarity index of research mathematics papers, I would like to know what is the acceptable similarity index for journals in average?
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PhD supervisor stalling research paper submission

I am currently trying to submit a research paper to a Journal, I am a PhD student in his final year. My supervisor, who provided the data for the research paper and has overseen the whole process, is ...
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Editor not replying to emails long time after submission

My problem is the following. I submitted a paper to a journal of Elsevier almost a year ago. Although I have written many times asking about the status of the submission, my emails have been ...
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Extended Abstract Publication

I am an undergraduate student in Electrical Engineering, and I presented my research as a poster at a reputable IEEE conference. In addition to this, my 2-page extended abstract was fully peer-...
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What should I do if wrong version of manuscript was uploaded and submitted to journal?

I think I may have uploaded a version of the manuscript which was loaded with markups and typos. I can’t see what was submitted now. I sent an email to the editorial staff telling them I was concerned ...
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My co-supervisor wants authorship in a paper he didn't contribute

I have two supervisors, in different countries, one in home institute who sent me as an exchange student to the host institute, where I closely worked with another co-supervisor who significantly ...
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How do I get my paper sent to the right editor?

Suppose I have found the perfect journal for my manuscript. That journal has 50 editors. Editor A is an expert in the subject of my manuscript. What can I do to get my paper handled by Editor A, ...
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Is it possible to work on independent research project with a professor from previous university?

My Undergraduate education will be ending soon, and I want to work on an independent project with one of the professor even after my graduation before joining another university for my masters. Is ...
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How to change the affiliated authors? [closed]

I received an email from a journal to confirm my contribution to a manuscript that was submitted by my colleague, and I am the first author in that paper. In this email, there were two links; one for (...
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Can we start a page with an equation on top left side, then an image and then other content

Can we start a page with an equation on the left side, then an image and then other content in IEEE format. Is it not compulsory to start the column with an image only?
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Publishing an article in a journal without a related degree [duplicate]

Are their any requirements to publish an article in a journal without a degree in the field? If so, what are they? I was curious if people in general can publish in an journal when they have not ...
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Identity of a supposed anonymous referee revealed through “Description” of the report

I received a referee report from a journal (with single blind peer review policy). If that matters, the journal uses "Editorial Manager" system. By clicking on "View Attachments", one can see 5 ...
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No response from Journal editor after misinformed rejection

I recently submitted an article to a journal, which was later rejected. But the grounds for rejection were completely unfounded. Also, a few oddities stand out with regards to the rejection. ...
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What is the difference between graphical abstract and graphical table of contents?

I was curious about Wiley's manuscript submission process. It says to upload an image and graphical abstract for the graphical table of contents. In the drop-down menu of file uploads, there are three ...
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When does “distributing the submissions” process usually start for conferences?

For a conference, when do the chairs distribute the papers to referees for review? I have submitted a paper and discovered an error in the paper. Now, I want to withdraw before the submission ...
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Regarding withdrawal of a paper which has not been registered for conference

I had submitted a paper for an IEEE conference. My paper has been accepted for presentation and potential publication. However, I have not paid the registration fees and do not wish to register the ...
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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 ...