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Incomplete experiments, note to reviewer?

I'm submitting to NeurIPS today and some of my experiments are not complete. I think my paper is a fair submission even without those results, but the results I'm currently waiting on would clear up ...
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What is a note article?

I submitted a paper to Classical and Quantum Gravity journal. One referee said it is good but the other one posed some questions. After answering, the referee has said: Unfortunately, I will not be ...
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Banned from the Journal Cureus [closed]

Unfortunately, I forgot to correct the ethical approval number of my manuscript and included the approval number of an already published article. I have been informed that my article has been blocked ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

I recently worked on a paper with some colleagues as second author, and suggested that we publish in an open-access journal with a decent impact factor. Our university also has an agreement with this ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

I have worked on a project for 8 months and am due to submit it in a month. Recently I found a paper (by a professor from a different university) which is very similar to mine and even goes a step ...
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What is the average number of students looked at for a quantitative education study? [closed]

On average, how many students are looked at for a quantitative education study?
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Updating co-author order after circulating draft

I recently identified a major methodological issue in a co-author's draft paper. I then worked for 30+ hours including on several weekends to develop, implement, debug, and document a solution due to ...
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What the titles for academic journals that were published in latin between the years 1500 and 1900 and were, or are., of high-standing? [closed]

I want to use a computer system to find sentences in old academic journals, of good repute, that contain the word ludi, and descendants of ludi, and conjugations of ludi. SentenceNumber LatinString ...
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Will the journal contact my supervisor without me knowing?

I sent my supervisor a manuscript, he did not have time to read it, gave me no feedback, and told me to put his name in the acknowledgements. I worked all by myself and one month later, my supervisor ...
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A question about paying tribute to someone I don't personally know in a paper

Let say person A passed away recently, and I want to pay tribute to A by writing something in the acknowledgement of a paper I am writing. I don't know A personally (having an email conversation doesn'...
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When is it worthwhile to report academic misconduct of a referee?

Sometimes academics become aware of misconduct of other academics. Reporting it can backfire if it comes off as petty squabbling to senior people. It’s also not clear that reporting misconduct often ...
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I uploaded a paper on ArXiv, but it's not showing me as an author in Google Scholar

I published a preprint in ArXiv recently, but when I search for it in Google Scholar, my name is not being shown up, it only shows the other co-authors. Why does this happen? How do I fix that? Thank ...
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Is re-implementation of a method in another setting enough for a master thesis, especially when you didn't know that the method existed [closed]

so I am currently writing my master's thesis, where I developed a new method on how to develop a "new" type of digital circuit. I am currently done with the implementation and getting the ...
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Does membership of a consensus panel count as a publication when the article involved your participation

Does membership of a consensus panel count as a publication when the article involved your participation but not one of the main 5 listed authors who contributed more to the publication
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choose target journal, does impact factor matters? [duplicate]

Recently we submited an abstract to a conference. For that conference, publishing a proceeding paper afterwards is optional. I prefer to publish our paper to a 'higher level' conference proceedings ...
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What should I do when a coauthor suggests I fluff up a manuscript?

I have worked on a project almost entirely on my own with some input from my main advisor. Now I've drafted a manuscript, and I have received comments from my secondary advisor, who is also a coauthor,...
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Is it acceptable and ethical to access journals via my previous university's account?

I switched universities for my master's, but I still have access to my old bachelor's university accounts. Now, sometimes it happens that I can only access a journal via my old university account, ...
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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

I worked on some results jointly with other coauthors. We jointly wrote a first draft of the article, and we started discussing where to submit. Time passed, and there was not much impulse to finish ...
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Am I allowed to submit a paper to a journal while it is under review at another? [duplicate]

Can you help answer these questions for me: SSRN (https://www.ssrn.com/index.cfm/en/) that is purchased by Elsevier claims of faster peer reviews with authors being notified within 3 days. In the ...
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List of words to present equations in an article

I have 13 equations (LaTeX: \eqref) (constraints more precisely) to present in an article's paragraph and, as a non-native, I would welcome any other suggestions to present these constraints in order ...
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Should I use an author's code made available on request to help retract their highly cited paper?

I am working on an ML-based problem for my undergrad thesis, based on an experimental dataset and prediction results published in a paper two years ago by an associate prof. in a very high ranking ...
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Submitting a journal article on a study that extends another while an article on the initial study is under a conference review

I am seeking advice on how to handle submitting a new article that builds upon and extends a study that is currently under review at a conference on Human-Computer Interaction. I will be somehow ...
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Lab Professor Prioritize Paper Publication over anything

A close friend of mine is facing a hard situation in his microbiology PhD. His professor badly wants publications. The professor tells his students that each student should publish at least 2 papers ...
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How often are articles rejected after bona fide/non-accidental acceptance?

I recently submitted my first paper to a journal. It was recommended for minor revisions and ultimately accepted after they were done, but about a week after the acceptance, I received a new email ...
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Change an equation during the proofing stage of an accepted paper

I am quite new in the world of the scientific publications, and I am worried about the following issue: I recently got an accepted paper in an IEEE journal. Now, the editors sent me the proof for the ...
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Want to submit thesis to arxiv, but currently affiliated to another institute. What to do?

I want to publish my thesis made at university (A) to arXiv.org. However, I am currently affiliated with another institute (university B). While the original thesis is written at A, do I mention the ...
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Continuous article publishing

Is continuous article publishing (CAP) a good thing? Many journals are making the transition to CAP. It seems to alleviate costs for publishers. Also, I suppose it is a natural thing, in view of the ...
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Copyright of infographs and where to deposit them?

Recently, a company designed infographs for some of our articles. Infographs could be described as pictured one-page summaries of a research article. The head of the department paid for that service ...
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(Potentially) Politically Motivated Manuscript rejection from a journal director

Update It was informally confirmed to me that the reason for rejection is affiliation with a sanctioned institution. The publisher complies with international sanctions, and the journal follows the ...
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Not getting credited on a paper I worked on for a year... (undergraduate researcher)

I worked in a lab for about a year as an undergraduate researcher, and my research team recently published the paper in a huge journal, which is super exciting for the lab. However, while my PI had ...
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Long delay after article was "Provisionally accepted"

I submitted an article around July last year to a IOPscience journal and after the first round of revisions I sent my response letter and my article with the suggested changes. Then after the second ...
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Citing your own related (unpublished but under review) research necessary?

The main idea of this questions is to have two papers under review simultaneously which are somewhat related but do not rely on each other in any way (except in the temporal sequence of discovery for ...
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Journal forces me to provide figures in .pdf format, what can I do?

Approximately one year ago, I submitted my manuscript to a Wiley Journal. The submission was in full adherence with the submission guidelines. Upon submission, the journal requested color figures in ...
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Concerns after Submitting Abstracts to a Special Issue

I am a PhD student in social sciences, currently based in the UK. I came across a CfA from a special issue published by an esteemed US university Press last month, which was quite relate with the ...
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Work publishable at conference

In the course of writing my master's thesis, I developed a new algorithm that outperforms several state-of-the-art algorithms. However, I have encountered a study that uses a similar idea but ...
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Reviewer rejects a paper and then publishes the same results as their own? [duplicate]

In short, I'm wondering how likely is the following sequence of events. The context is research in pure mathematics. A researcher submits a paper containing new results for review in a journal in ...
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When do I know if a conference is predatory? [duplicate]

I have just started my PhD in Biomedical Engineering 2.5 months ago and started doing some simulations. My hope is that I at least have some publishable preliminary results, and have at least one ...
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Does a listing of a publication on a National Institute of Health (NIH) website mean anything in particular?

Back in 2012 I published a couple of papers in my not-to-be PhD and, very occasionally, I do a quick google search to see how they're being used (although I often can't now access the citing articles ...
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What aspects of software shared with a quantitative paper are the most important?

I'd like to get the software-sharing aspect of my research paper right. (This empirical paper in health economics relies on code for modelling and simulation.) Besides open-sourcing the code on GitHub,...
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Is there an hope for a stuck post-doctoral career to recover

I'm an 'old' post-doc, meaning that I completed my doctoral studies already in 2015. This career length presupposes eligibility to tenure track professorships in Germany but unfortunately, I do not ...
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Came across a very similar framework: what to do?

I am from a social science field. As a part of my dissertation I have published a paper on my topic in a journal with good standing. In that paper, I propose a framework to analyze an issue and ...
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Is there a way to continue on research when there is no hope?

I am a PhD student in the final year of my studies, I am positive that I will get my degree. However, I have published only two papers, one in an A conference and one in a B conference. I have three ...
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What do you think of some journals with high IF, but not famous?

As a PhD student, I always go through many journals and found out that some journals have a high IF, but mostly they achieved it because they do not publish many papers per year. One example in my ...
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Should I include the papers in which I have been acknowledged in my CV? [duplicate]

I helped a researcher with a small part of his article (in this case, writing some GPU code). I was not credited as a co-author, which is completely normal given that my work is tiny compared to his, ...
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I have good results from a project that my advisor told me not to do and refused to help me with. Do I have to make them a co-author?

My advisor gave me a published approach (algorithm) used to solve some type of numerical optimization problems (however, it is old and ditched compared to better algorithms that came out after it). ...
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Can my former PhD supervisor publish my research work without my permission? [duplicate]

I have been working as a research assistant at one of the U.S universities for 4 year. Generally, I was not in a good relationship with my PhD supervisor. After the graduation, I found that my PhD ...
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Discard a constantly rejected manuscript or go for a lower-tier journal? [duplicate]

Imagine you have a certain manuscript which you submitted multiple times over a period of a few years. The manuscript covers a niche topic and is not of interest to a more general audience. The ...
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How to go about publishing a paper solving a new problem [closed]

I am a computer science student in university, at work I stumbled across what I believe is a NP-Hard problem that I have an active interest to solve in it's complete form. I have no experience in ...
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What should I do if I receive an email asking for minor corrections in a manuscript, with no reviewer comments? [closed]

I have received a mail yesterday saying that I should do some minor corrections in my manuscript, but there are no reviewer comments included. How should I proceed in this case?
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Paper authorship conflict: Advisor wants his name on a research paper he didn't contribute to

In my university it is typically the case that advisors are first authors but this comes with having them do the first author responsibilities such as making significant (original) and insightful ...
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