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Questions related to academic publications including online and traditional journals, books, and conference proceedings.

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Citing summaries of many sources

I am working on a "Handbook" on a technical topic I am personally interested in and I also need for work. To back up statements and provide reputable sources I try to cite everything even though it ...
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Can i submit a revised version of a retracted paper to another journal

One of my paper was retracted die to honest error (statistical error). is it possible to submit the revised version of the paper to another journal for consideration of publication. Thank you
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I found some topographical errors in one of my published papers

i found some topographical errors mainly missing spellings in one of my published papers. However the errors does not alter the meaning or concept of the paper. I contacted the joirnal editor but told ...
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How should I break-up with a second author?

My advisors told me he wants to help me publish the theoretical section of my dissertation. He offered it! I have written my part, but he hasn't done his section. It's been a year. I have reminded him ...
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What should I do during my PhD program to get a faculty position right after PhD, and how can I accomplish them? (Field: Statistics)

I am starting my PhD next year (2019), and I have some concerns. I recall one of my Professors from my undergrad years was telling me that in my field (statistics), excellent Statistics PhD graduates ...
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The difference between “reviewed by” and “communicated by” [duplicate]

I´d seen the phrase "Reviewed by (someone)" and also the phrase "Communicated by (someone)" in published papers, what they refer to or the difference(s) between them? Thanks
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Doctoral symposium after graduation

A few months ago I submitted my work to a doctoral symposium. At that moment I was PhD student and the work was accepted. Now I am just graduated and my question is if I should still attend the ...
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PhD Student, written my first paper. What are my next steps? [closed]

I have written a first paper for my Finance PhD. It is around 70 pages in length (double-spaced), possibly far to long. What are my next steps? How can I start the publication process? Is there ...
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Can I pay a professor for revising my paper?

I have written a manuscript but cannot find someone to help edit it, but I want to submit to a good conference. So can I pay an unacquainted professor to help revising my paper? Thanks!
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Can I perform and publish studies on patented chemical compounds?

If a set of chemical compounds is patented by somebody else, am I allowed to perform studies (e.g. Pharmacophore, structure-activity relationship or QSAR analysis) on these patented compounds and ...
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Comparison of methods in a paper with a table

In my current paper I describe two methods for solving a problem in different ways. Both have advantages and disadvantages. At the end of the paper I would like to compare the two methodologies with a ...
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how to stop working for other people's thesis?

Last semester, I took a course with my supervisor and he assigned me a project. This project is part of one of his student's theses. I did the project and passed the course. Later, I was asked to ...
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Mentioning unpublished research paper in Statement of Purpose/Resume

I graduated two years ago with a BE degree. At that time, I did not have any plans for Ph.D./higher education, so I did not put any effort to publish my undergrad research work in any conference. ...
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Can you appeal to the associate editor when given unreasonable requests for revisions?

We submitted a paper and got two rejections (from reviewers 1 & 2) and two acceptances (from reviewers 3 & 4) after the first round of revision. Now we have received a letter from the ...
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Why don't I see publications criticising other publications?

This is about technology research specifically. Often when reading a publication I'll be thinking to myself: "Yeah, you've got that thing, but what about this and that limitation you brush off and ...
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Do Publishers Search Academia.edu for Potential Articles etc.?

Has anyone heard of someone getting their work published by a journal, or some other form of publication, because their unpublished draft was discovered on Academia.edu?
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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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Are technical news websites acceptable as references in the introduction or motivation section?

So far I only use papers from ieee, nature, or other research publications. My supervisor suggested me to write more in motivational background part. I found tech news website like eejournal.com and ...
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How to handle unprofessional negative reviews from a journal? [duplicate]

My problem is similar to this this and this question, but still slightly different. I am facing the problem that my paper was rejected form a journal (with the option to resubmit to the same journal ...
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Why should I write a good undergraduate thesis?

I am nearing the end of a semester-long bachelor thesis in computer science. My supervisor suggested I set aside the last month (around 20 working days) for actually writing the thesis document. As ...
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Is it beneficial for a student to publish their research code and data?

There are at least four benefits of releasing the code and data produced during a thesis or research project (citing textually this laboratory): Allows to reproduce figures in the revisions of a ...
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Conference rebuttal: can I add results?

I have just received my reviews for a paper I submitted to a CS conference. I would like to address the concerns of the reviewers, but doing so would require adding new results. For example, if ...
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Is applying existing methods to known problems a novel contribution? [closed]

I am a new PhD student. If I use existing methods to solve existing problems, but no one has applied these methods to solve these problems, is such a procedure a sufficiently new contribution for a ...
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Free/affordable bibliographic research

I have some medical device ideas and I want some basic bibliographic research to assess feasibility and novelty. Is there a free or affordable service that can do this?
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Editorial perception/bias regarding preprints in bioinformatics

The quality of a journal manuscript submission being equal, does posting a preprint on arXiv or bioRxiv hurt your chances of publication in a journal? I'm asking about bioinformatics, for journals ...
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Alternatives for when your institution doesn't provide you an e-mail address

I study in an institution that never provided me or any other student with an institution e-mail. I feel that this is highly prejudicial to my academic success because a) it forbids me to access ...
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Unable to present accepted conference paper after mentioning it on submitted applications

I'm applying to PhD programs in Computer Science. I recently had a paper of mine accepted into a conference workshop. In my graduate school applications (which I have already submitted), I mentioned ...
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Manuscript and journal submission author order differs?

PI recently submitted a manuscript we have been working on, but the author order has been swapped without our knowledge. The manuscript has long indicated the author order being A, B,... E*(...
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Conference proceeding after journal article

Is it possibile to write a conference proceeding about topics already published (by the same author, of course) on journal articles? It is understood that all the sentences will be rephrased and all ...
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What is the most important aspects of Ph.D. application other than previous university and GPA?

I'm just curious to know what are the most important requirements for filling up Ph.D. application, generally. is job resumes important if available? Or for example GRE, Publications or Research ...
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Should I be content with poster paper or should I try again?

A research paper of mine has been accepted at an IEEE conference. Although I submitted my best work as a research paper, my best was not good enough and the reviewers threw it with the poster ...
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Is it true that articles cited in Wikipedia get more citations?

It is famously known that “visibility” of an article influences its citation count. Is it true that articles cited in Wikipedia page get more academic citations?
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Is it normal for referees on a paper see to the names of other referees? [duplicate]

I recently refereed a paper for a journal. There were four referees, which for the field in question(number theory), is a lot, especially for a short paper in a minor journal. I recommended a ...
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I want my article in a particular publication (online) to be brought down. What are the solutions. Please let me know

I want my article in a particular publication (online) to be brought down in a journal, because it was published by one of my ex-teachers w/o my consent. What are the plausible solutions. Please let ...
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Which journals make peer review history documents publicly available?

Nature Communications has had a policy since 2016 that authors are given the option to publish the peer review history of their paper. Are there other journals with the same initiative?
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Is it unethical to not able to complete a journal review within provided time ?

I was invited to review a paper from a decent journal in my field. I was provided a month to review the article. However, due to some work related commitments, I was not able to provide reviews ...
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Putting research papers online

I am doing research on a topic related to an authentication technique. For my own convenience (and for the others), I'm doing all my research and putting everything on a webpage which I'll host on my ...
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APIs for titles and abstracts for most or all published articles? [closed]

Are there any APIs that index and capture the titles and abstracts most or all published scientific journals? If not, what about only for pharmaceutical or health fields? ////// Edits: I came ...
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Contribution vs. novelty in the papers, especially in computer science?

I'm a little confused about the two concepts of contributions and novelty especially when I want to clarify them in my papers (CS scope). For example, as a common practice, people talk about their ...
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Revised manuscript take too long to process

I send out my first article to be reviewed on 12 Jun 2018 and received comment from reviewer from Journal of international quantum chemistry on 13 July 1018. Problem is, I have sent in revised ...
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Pathways to get into PhD program

I graduated in 2016 from one of the best-known private engineering universities in India with 3.97 GPA (just got my WES report). All i knew till Undergraduate is self-study and attend classes and ...
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How to order and divide up “Invited journal articles”, “Journal articles”, and “Conference articles” on a CV?

I recently presented a paper at a conference, and it appeared in the proceedings of the conference. I have now been invited to submit an extended version of the paper to a special issue of a journal. ...
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Erratum, Rejoinder etc. in Article names: What are the differences?

I am a little bit confused with the following terms and do not know how they differ: Erratum/Corrigendum Rejoinder Commentary In which cases is/should an article be named one or the other? What ...
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I submitted a paper to a journal one week ago. What does “Awaiting ME Processing” mean? [duplicate]

The status from the very 1st day is "Awaiting ME Processing". Can someone tell me what does it mean?
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How to find Elsevier journal-specific average publishing time

Through this link, https://www.elsevier.com/physical-sciences-and-engineering/mathematics/journals/fast-publication, one sees the publishing times for selected Elsevier journals, given by Elsevier ...
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How should I avoid being in the shadow of my PhD advisor after I have my own faculty position?

I would like to receive some feedback from the community about the following situation. I have a permanent position as associate professor in an institution for some years now (3). This institution ...
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What kind of citing permission do I need for a research project (not a master thesis) report that I am writing?

In my master program, there is a so called Research Project worth 20 credits. This is done before the Master Thesis. Not all the publisher website provide "reuse for technical report" option for ...
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How to think about journal-hosted preprints, or “Just-IN” manuscripts?

The NRC Research Press (or Canadian Science Publishing) offers a, at least to me, peculiar option they call "Just-IN" manuscripts. This seems to be an extreme version of an online-first article. Note: ...
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Order of authors in a paper

I have worked on few research labs and performed research as a master's student with PhD students and faced similar issues. It has been papers that I have contributed most of the work for that paper,...
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Paper accepted with no report?

I submitted a 60-page paper to a reasonable math journal (Journal of Algebra) about 6 months ago. A few days ago I received an email stating that my paper was accepted. I did not get a referee report. ...