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Is there a search engine to show citing articles' extracts

Sometimes we need to see what other researchers say about a specific article. Usually, I check citing articles manually then search for my specific articles in their references. Is there a search ...
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I want to remove an article in IEEE, accepted but not published yet

Now I am facing a very serious problem that I have to remove an article which is accepted by IEEE but will be published till the end of 2019. Due to some conflicts of interests(we finished this ...
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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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Is there a way to search for papers such that the data used are also published on google scholar?

I am trying to search for papers such that the data used in that paper are also published. This is because sometimes I really enjoy replicating a paper and it is somehow hard to ask the author to give ...
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Separating your publications into journals vs. conference/workshop [closed]

It seems typical in some fields (e.g. engineering) for researchers to classify their publications on their websites and CVs into two groups: journal vs. conference/workshop. This appears to be because ...
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Abstract appeared in the abstract book of a conference but the paper is not published, can I publish it elsewhere?

I intended to participate in a conference, I sent my abstract and it was accepted. For some reasons, I didn't go to that conference and I didn't send my final conference paper. However, my abstract (...
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Disseminating math results in an interdisciplinary journal

I'm a mathematician with physics background. We recently obtained some results that, in my opinion, has interesting physics interpretations and thus deserve an interdisciplinary attention. We ...
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What to do when you have more things to say in a published paper?

I have published a paper covering a topic, now I see that there is a lot more to say about the published work, mainly in the theoretical framework and in the results/conclusion sections. However, I ...
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A famous scholar sent me an unpublished draft of hers. Then she died. I think her work should be published. What should I do?

A famous scholar sent me an unpublished draft of hers. It was to convince me that a certain philosophical position is wrong (the paper debunks that position). Then she died. I think her work should be ...
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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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A high quality contribution but an annoying error is present in my published article

I have recently published a journal article in the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IEEE TGRS). I can confirm that my contribution in the journal article is really of high quality ...
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How to find out people interested in the same paper and discuss?

I am reading an academic paper, but I cannot understand a lot of things in the paper, especially some proofs. If I ask someone else who is not reading the paper, or who is not studying the similar ...
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Widening the Search-ability of a Journal's Articles

I manage a peer-reviewed and open-access publishing journal for academic research. At the moment, the articles are not viewable in google searches. If someone wants to access the articles, they must ...
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Asking an expert in your field that you have never met to review your manuscript

I would like to submit my manuscript to a journal. Before I do, I would like to reach out to a professor at another university to see if he would be willing to review my manuscript since he is an ...
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How should I avoid someone patenting technology in my paper/poster?

I am working on a paper in the field of AI. I've developed a new technology that allows many state of the art benchmarks to be improved on. I want to make sure that when I publish the paper, anyone/...
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Is it advisable to publish a paper with the same name as your thesis?

I am about to submit my MSc thesis which is written in the shape of a paper manuscript plus introduction, extended conclusions and the appendix. My research group encourages this format to streamline ...
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Being in “reviewer invited” state for a long time before changing to “under review” : Is this a bad sign

My paper was in "Reviewer invited" state for close to 7 months and recently changed to the status "Under Review". Why did it took 7 months for a reviewer/reviewers to accept to review, or find one who ...
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Is it worth going to a conference [IEEE UEMCON] to get my undergraduate thesis published?

I'm weighing the costs/benefits of going to a conference in New York despite living in Seattle. My main motivation is that I want the undergraduate thesis I finished earlier this year to be published....
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How would co-authoring a paper whose main subject isn't about what I'll do in the future help me?

So in the Summer, I was offered to work on a paper with a doctor at my local university. The main goal of the paper is to try and predict the amount of displacement when pressure is applied to a 3D-...
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Case-specific appropriateness of an erratum/corrigendum? [closed]

Myself and my PhD supervisors recently published an article (climate science). One of the panels within a multi-panel Figure is a time-series with both a left-hand and right-hand y-axes. The axis ...
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Are lay articles good enough to be the main source of information for PhD research?

Doing PhD in new field that does not have enough resources in it. Most of the information I find are articles written in websites such as medium.com. I really feel awkward citing a website article, ...
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I am the second author of a book chapter, can I use chapter in my dissertation? [closed]

My advisor asked me to use the book chapter (still not published, but will be published soon I guess) that we wrote with 4 other people. I am not the first author although me and 1st author made the ...
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Should I keep my achievements to myself? [closed]

I'm a PhD student and I have published several good papers and achieved some awards and leadership position early in my career. I always celebrate my work but not boastfully since I poured in a lot of ...
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Submitting two articles to the same journal at the same time

I was wondering about the acceptability of submitting two papers to the same journal at the same time. (I see some similar questions here, but they don't quite address my particular situation.) My ...
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Dedicating a paper [duplicate]

May I dedicate a paper to two persons in different ages on the occasion of their birthdays? For instance, "dedicated to John on his 70th birthday, and to Steve on his 60th birthday." I appreciate it ...
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Is it rude to ask your professor to NOT put you as co-author of a paper?

I am working as a research engineer for my professor. He told me to write a conference paper from the master’s thesis of one of his graduate students, since I am working in the same field. After ...
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How to publish superseding results without creating enemies

While working on a research paper with a coauthor, I found an unpublished paper in arXiv and discovered out that the technique we developed in our paper can be used to improve a result in the ...
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How to improve the quality and visibility of research?

This might sound like quite a basic question, but the answer has eluded me for the past couple of years. I'm from a computer science background, but the question is probably relevant outside this ...
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I want to write a historical research paper

I apologize if this isn't the place to post a question like this. Feel free to close it if that's the case. So I want to write a historical research paper on a particular event in a past U.S. ...
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Does my paper need to mention a hired editor?

I wrote a paper intended for a conference in computer science. Before submission I hired an expert to review and edit my paper. Do I need to mention them? If so, in what way? As a collaborator? In a ...
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When did “Publish or Perish” first become a thing?

Related: What does "Publish or perish" really mean? The issue of "Publish or Perish" is pretty much an accepted reality in Academia nowadays. When I look at history, however, I see that the ...
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Should I leave the first authorship of our paper to the student who did the project whereas I solved it?

I (as a Ph.D. student) supervised a masters project. In particular, I defined the problem statement and prepared a sketch of the solution, that is, the steps which had to be done to achieve the ...
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My research paper filed as a patent in China by my Chinese supervisor without me as inventor

I completed my PhD 3 years ago from a university in the UK. Today I was looking for some papers in google scholar. I found a patent in China. The patent was written in Chinese however, all diagrams/...
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What to do when the organizers close the submission portal earlier than what was announced?

I was submitting the camera-ready version of my paper to a conference in China, and its deadline was by the end of Sept. 7th based on Pacific daylight time. But, they closed the submission portal at ...
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How flexible are number-of-pages submission guidelines for conferences?

I'd like to submit a paper to a conference in computer science. The conference's submission guidelines state 14 as the maximum number of pages. Should I take it at face value? My paper is 20 pages ...
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What should I do about my non-English publications when applying to a University in an English-speaking country?

I've recently finished obtaining my PhD in a non-English speaking country. All of my papers have been published locally, so I've never felt the need to translate them into English before. Now I'm ...
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How to find a reviewer/editor for my paper? [closed]

I wrote a paper, which I would like to submit to a convention. I've never written a paper before. I'd like it to be thoroughly reviewed, not to say edited, before I submit it. I'm willing to pay for a ...
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What are examples of epic refereeing? [closed]

From time to time a paper is submitted that has (at least) one of the following characteristics : extreme length technical tour de force obfuscated/confusing wording What are examples in your area ...
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How can I finish my PhD? [closed]

I have M.Sc. in mathematics, and I was/am working on a PhD for almost 10 years now (on and off), but I haven't published a thing. I have many results (most in a single field) and potential paper ...
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Looking for advices to stay motivated working with my master degree advisor

As English is not my native language I apologize for any mistakes in my following post. I did my Bachelor Degree in Mathematics in University "A" with advisor "a". The strees level of this University ...
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Springer special issue status

I submitted a paper to a special issue of a Springer journal. The notification was supposed to be few days ago. On that day, the current status became "review completed" and "Submissions with ...
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Abbreviation for “this study”

I am writing a scientific paper and compare my results with those of other studies in several tables and figures. When presenting the data, I have one column in the table/ one axis in the diagram, ...
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Revisiting/revised paper

I am wondering how can I split my research into two or more research article. I heard that there's a type of papers that called revisiting which basically relies on previous work with some ...
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Splitting a paper into two papers?

Before I decide to post this question I did google it, and there are at least two similar questions on Academia with very good and informative suggestions. Since the situation and my concerns are ...
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Is one year enough for a postdoc position to be a fruitful experience regarding my CV?

I have to decide about a postdoc position for which the contract would be only one year long. The position is in computer science and as a collaboration with an industrial sector. In fact, I want to ...
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If I publish my paper in non-ISI journal, Will it appear on PubMed and other electronic databases, to the public?

If I publish my paper in non-ISI journal, will it appear on PubMed and other electronic databases, to the public?
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How can I oppose my advisor granting gift authorship to a collaborator?

I am a masters' student. I have written an article, which was part of my thesis. This was my first article. After I handed it over to my professor, it was highly commended. My professor was not the ...
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Using large parts of a research paper

I am writing a (maths) paper that generalises an earlier work, and aplies it to something slightly different. The problem is, I am literally having to step through the previous paper, and point out ...
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Should research service labs accommodate client requests for reformatting their data for publication?

We had a client who submitted samples for chromatographic analysis years ago to our research service lab. The client is now an assistant professor in a state university campus. The research is now ...
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How to react to strongly erroneous and irrelevant citation of my article? [duplicate]

In an paper, an author cites my article in which he states that I said "something" and that it is wrong. Not only have I never said "something", but the article he cites is about a completely ...