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What is the name for the copies of a paper that you receive once it's been published?

After an article has been accepted, all edits finished and finally published, some (many?) journals mail 10 or so printed copies of the completed article to the author. Not full copies of the entire ...
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The status remained “awaiting for reviewer selection” after 5 months since re-submission [duplicate]

Anyone give me some advice: I have made a major revision after receiving one very positive feedback and one very negative feedback for my manuscript. Then I revised and resubmitted. It is almost 5 ...
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Have there been attempts to get around “DeWitt clause”-like license restrictions?

(This is a complementary question to: Has the DeWitt Clause, which prevents publication of named DBMS benchmarks, ever been successfully defended in court?) Several commercial database vendors ...
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Top CS PhD programs, do I stand a chance? [on hold]

I'm an American EE/CompE undergrad at a mid tier(top 200) smaller state school with a 3.96 GPA. I am the first person in my family to attend college, so you can imagine that getting advice on grad ...
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How to deal with slow peer reviewing process [duplicate]

I submitted a short (10 page long) manuscript to a math journal. It has been 9 months. Almost 4 months ago I emailed them to see what's going on. Their response was: "Your paper has been sent out to ...
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Personal contribution in N-author articles vs single author articles

In a given field there are essentially two types of articles, N-author articles and single author articles. Related to this fact, I wonder how a committee when evaluating someone for a tenure ...
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Focusing on one specific academic field? [closed]

This question has already been asked, albeit not so much, in this thread. This, however, still gets me thinking. I am an early career research (not even done with my PhD yet). A PhD candidate told me ...
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getting out of a contract [closed]

I entered into a book contract for a technical book with Springer. Since then I have written the book and I don't feel that Springer, and especially the type of publication it is currently contracted ...
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Will addressing reviewers comment and accepting drawback of work take back my acceptance?

Recently I got a paper got accepted in a well-known conference (Computer Science). I am about to submit a camera-ready version of the paper for the conference proceedings, trying to incorporate the ...
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The content of my manuscript is too complicated to be rewritten in the format of a journal. what should I do?

My manuscript is actually a new theory, consisting of four chapters, 15,000 words, so it cannot be rewritten in the form of a journal. If I delete some of the content to fit the format of a journal, ...
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Can I post my manuscript to Academia, arXiv, personal website, and submit it to a green Journal at the same time? [closed]

If my manuscript is accepted and I post my preprint on the arXiv, that will be fine. However, if I submit my manuscript to a "Open Green Access" journal, at the same time, I post my manuscript on two ...
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How to deal with the fear of missing out?

I will be soon starting my Ph.D. but have already experienced some of the research environment. I have chosen to work on a field in machine learning that is becoming increasingly popular. Every time I ...
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Should I include code in my research paper?

My paper is about a specific application of blockchain. I've developed a basic prototype for it and so far, I've described it in detail, and put screencaps of the interface for it. Should I also ...
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Springer’s draft book-chapter [closed]

I am working on a chapter to be published on springer, I have to submit a draft version first. my question is if I have to add more topics in my final version and I have no time to include it in the ...
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For a perceptual survey, can I use an entire article for RRL? [closed]

I don't have much background on research writing, but now I have to prepare an outline. I've attended a seminar on "Architects and Climate Change" and the seminar emailed its references and sources to ...
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How can one prevent thief of academic work and get recognition/listed as a co-author? [closed]

There was a problem in my first lab (I suspect but do not know for sure) that my first PI gave some of the results of my project’s work I found for her to another student to present at a small school/...
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Ways to demonstrate (“show-off”) contributions as an undergraduate in research

I am an undergraduate CS student at a US college. Before this summer, I contacted a professor in Game Research and was offered the opportunity to work with one of his PhD students. Currently, I am ...
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How to indicate that a drawing has been re-adapted and expanded or integrated from another published illustration?

I've got this illustration of a block diagram published in a book. It's quite a basic concept of surface metrology but I've been inspired by it, I've redrawn the diagram using LaTeX with another ...
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addition of physical address upon paper acceptance

A paper was reviewed, sent back for revision and resubmitted. Is it allowed to add a new address (current) when a paper is just accepted?
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Blockchain for publications [closed]

Today`s publications lack of the possibility to be extended by others after being published. A data base paper could for example benefit when contributors would gain authorship by opening data with a ...
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What are the typical research requirements for an application to lecturer position to be successful? [closed]

When someone is applying for a position as a lecture at an average ranking university in Sweden (equivalent to associate professor elsewhere), what is the typical number of research papers and of what ...
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Is it fine to mail the Associate Editor in his personal email provided in his homepage?

Is it okay to mail an Associate Editor in his personal e-mail? I have submitted a manuscript in a journal and I want to know the status of my manuscript. The publisher of my journal is "World ...
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Is it acceptable that I plot a time-series figure with years increasing from right to left?

I have a plot like this in my paper, but one of the co-authors says The x-axis is backward. I think as long as keeping all figures in the same style, it is ok. But I am not sure if there is really ...
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Proper citation of scooped or defective articles

I'm curious about the correct way to cite a paper which is flawed when I publish in academic journals. In the past I've added annotations to the bibliography (or included text in the main article) ...
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In a paper, how would you name a part that describes the big picture before the technical details

I have been struggling with finding the right title for a section in a scientific paper (in computer science but I think it can apply to many other fields). I know it's not the first time I encounter ...
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How to include experiments vs state-of-the-art papers with no code

I am working a paper which offers an algorithmic improvement, which is measured in both the quality of the results, and the time it took to achieve them. There are 3 recent (relatively) papers which ...
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Independent Publishing as a University Affiliate

What are some things to keep in mind while publishing as a university affiliate? By this I mean positions that allow credentials like for being a third party instructor, counseling etc. Is it ethical ...
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Accuracy issue on conference paper

I am working on improving an existing deep learning model which was published in last year A* conference. The code and datasets are made available on GitHub. When I ran them the accuracy was less than ...
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Can i post my article in arxiv for comments from other mathematicians? [duplicate]

I have recently written a paper on Quantum Polynomial Algebra. But I am not studying anywhere, so I havenot got anyone to comment. Even I have mailed a few math professors but they may be to busy to ...
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Credit, recognition, or compensation for reviewing an accepted article as a native english speaker?

I have been asked to review a paper that has been accepted for publication in english because I am a native english speaker. This request is coming from the director of a center. I am still a student. ...
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What “soft-skills” does one need to succeed as a mathematician?

My question is about "soft-skills", i.e. knowing how to handle Latex, giving a speech or giving a lecture, or other knowledge that could be useful for a career in mathematics. Skills that (all) ...
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Really short articles in good journals?

I wonder in some good journals, there are articles that are quite short. Maximum 10 pages. How come such papers, with quite a short introduction with a brief lit-rewiew, are published? They are ...
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If I wrote a textbook, or other form of academic material, is it okay to use problems found online?

Lets say I decided to write a small textbook, similar to how people have all sorts of "Learn to Program" books, but for other subjects like Calc, Chemistry, or similar. If I used examples problems, ...
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How can a Paper be sent to “Under Review ”so quickly? [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an SCIE indexed journal 1 month ago. I had selected an Associate Editor for my manuscript. The journal website said that if my manuscript is not deemed fit for peer ...
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1 WEEK “MANUSCRIPT SUMBITTED” STATUS in T&F [duplicate]

Even after 1 week of sumbission in taylor and fracis, the status is stuck at "Manuscript sumbitted" . Does it mean it is yet not past even desk rejection stage ?
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I am between academic institutions. If I submit a paper what do I say my affiliation is? [duplicate]

Basically, I was a student at University Y when I wrote a paper. I am no longer a student there, but work at Company Z. Do I still list University Y as my institutional affiliation? Their resources ...
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accepted, rejected, or requests for changes in special issue

Recently, I have gone through a special issue of a journal and in the special issue, in notification to the author section, it's mentioned that Reviews returned to authors. Papers will be either ...
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Should I compare my proposed work with my implementation of the previous related papers or the reported result?

In computer science, I need to compare the accuracy of my proposed method to the previous ones. There are two possible options: Implement the methods described in related papers on my own machine Use ...
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Questions about authorship rank and academic politics

Disclaimer! I am a first year CS/Applied math master student so I do understand very little in how academia works. I am trying to fix it before I go into PhD. I have discovered a scientist who works ...
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How to find a journal for publishing my method without applying it to specific real data?

I have developed different algorithms as PhD studies. My algorithms work fine and have some limitation as with any algorithm. My work basically is developing models that help other people in their ...
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Is it necessary to have big paper during PhD? [closed]

I have a present PhD fellow from another research group who gets pressured by his PI to produce a "big paper" before he could graduate. He has already data and paper ready for publication but his PI ...
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Multi-instrument validation studies and salami publishing

In multi-instrument validation studies, should each instrument's validation be presented in its own article or is that salami publishing? This question relates primarily to social science instruments ...
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How much should I refer to an anonymous reviewer's extremely helpful revisions?

I am in the enviable position of receiving an anonymous review from an extremely knowledgable member of my academic community and am incorporating all of their excellent suggestions into my article. ...
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What happened if the third author made extensive changes for galley proof without letting the editor, first and corresponding authors know?

One of the papers (Letter to the Editor) I am first authors got accepted with no revision, and it is in under the proofing system now. The publisher gave us 48 hours to revise but somehow the third ...
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Recent publication and special issues

I'm looking to know how to get notifications when there is a recent publication (in IEEE Transaction Journal and MDPI Energies). Moreover, If there are any special issues (Smart grid or something ...
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Is writing a research paper necessary for thesis? [closed]

I'm from Computer Science field and usually I've seen students are required to publish a few research papers to be eligible for writing a thesis. I'm talking about masters level thesis here. As far ...
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What can I do with a research project that is my university’s intellectual property?

I'm working on a final year project on software development. I intend to publish it as a research paper on computer science, but the university says that it will hold intellectual-property rights (IPR)...
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What does the request to “benchmark your manuscript against recent articles” mean?

My manuscript was favourably received, with a recommendation to publish after a minor revision. However, after submitting the revised version, the Associate Editor (or Editor-in-Chief) responded: ...
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Do I have any obligations to my PhD supervisor's requests after I have graduated?

I graduated with a biology PhD last year. My supervisor named X was pretty hands-off (which was great) and most of my project, from conceptualization to data analysis, was done by me generally without ...
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Turning a conference proceedings into a book chapter. Is it self plagiarism?

I've recently sent some of my research to a local conference entitled "XIX Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto". After the conference, I started getting contacted by some publishers asking me ...