Questions tagged [public-domain]

Public-domain related to the status of a literary work or an invention whose copyright or patent has expired or that never had such protection.

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Searching public domain works from a particular scholar [closed]

This is a general question, but I have a specific example in mind. I'm interested to search Francis Galton's works to see if he ever mentioned Condorcet. Galton died in 1911 so all his works would ...
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Incentives for independent researchers to work on reproducible research

For the sake of high-quality science diffusion, there is no doubt that reproducible research is a good practice as it helps to demonstrate the robustness of the proposed methods and boosts the ...
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Why do even prominent institutions hire publishing houses (Springer / Elsevier etc.) for their journals?

The Institution of Engineers (India) is a prestigious organisation with more than one million members in 15 engineering disciplines in 114 centers or chapters in India and overseas. Yet, it doesn't ...
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Referencing images found in public domain [duplicate]

How should I reference images found in public domain in my thesis? I mean, if it would be copyrighted, I would add a comment a la "reproduced with permission from X". If it would be under Creative ...
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Accessing the arguments of lobby groups

How/where does one get hold of the arguments put forward by lobby groups? I am currently researching the topic of advertising as it relates to junk food. There are many arguments in favour of ...
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License and attribution of images in compiled work for public outreach

I am working on a lager poster about science which will be on display in a museum and may be made available online. I intend to compile it using images from different sources. Some are own work, some ...
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How to correctly cite ASCII (Public table)? Do I need to cite it?

I have included ASCII table in my paper research, but I'm not sure how can I correctly cite it. I have seen many papers not including any citation while others mention any random website that has the ...
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How to publish under a Creative Commons license?

I will defend my PhD thesis soon and I currently have a bunch of papers in a finalization phase. As first author of these papers, and as my work is funded with public money, I am very uncomfortable ...
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When should ideas be shared on stackexchange?

I get exciting ideas about math a lot, and I was wondering if it is a bad idea to share them in question form to vet them, expand them, or show their lack of novelty. I know free exchange of ideas is ...
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Why are CS researchers reluctant to share code and what techniques can I use to encourage sharing?

While researching a topic area I have come across a number of papers that claim to improve on the state of the art and have been published at respected outlets (e.g. CVPR, ICIP). These papers are ...
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Ownership of the code

My advisor sets the problem. I implement the solution for this particular problem and for the set of similar problems using a programming language. My question is, can I put the code in the public ...