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journals that publish urgent topics [closed]

Is there any journal that publish on urgent matters? For instance, papers on epidemiological issues on animals. I am aware of the existence of journals on the topic, however, the normal course of ...
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Submission of survey paper and graduation thesis almost in same time

Location: South Korea. I am writing a survey paper and PhD graduation thesis and will submit them in 2020 July and 2020 June respectively. I am going to use Section II of my survey paper in my ...
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How do I demonstrate that I read and understood a professor's paper to the professor?

This is a question that has been in my mind for a long time. Now I am a M.Sc. first year student in mathematics and planning to apply for graduate school next year in Europe. But for applying to ...
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Term for a meta-analysis without a literature review

I'm in the midst of revising a manuscript that compares the results of a sequence of experiments. These experiments, most of whose results have already been published elsewhere, have some components ...
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Researchgate (RG) Score

While using Researchgate platform for a while, I could not understand how the change of the RG score is carried out. For example, after my first paper RG=1. Afterwards, it became 0.99. Then, after the ...
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How much do you agree with Elon Musk statement that non one is going to read your publications? [closed]

I have seen a public video on youtube where Elon Musk gave his opinion about academic publications: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uA_2v0d9Gzs He stated that most academic publications are pretty ...
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How to list a published reply to editor in publication list

I recently had a reply which myself and my coauthors wrote in response to a question from a reader of our published article be sent as a letter to the editor which was published after my initial ...
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Is this normal- time to issue assignment of accepted manuscript? [duplicate]

I'm writing to ask your advice on the time it normally takes for journals to assign an issue number to accepted manuscripts? Recently had a manuscript accepted, it is the first one I have published ...
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What does “getting scooped” mean?

I hear (and use) the phrase 'getting scooped' to refer to an instance where researcher A uses the ideas of researcher B and publishes before B can publish. Is this strictly correct, and does it ...
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Concurrent workers independently published part of my results. How to convince the referees that I got the results independently?

In my primary research project (not coauthoring with advisor), I got two results, say result A and result B, back in 2020. I wanted to submit it in 2020, but my advisor says that I need a further ...
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Is it okay if I provide my personal email address on my paper instead of my institutional one? [duplicate]

I'm going to submit a paper with my name as the "corresponding author". I am going to be using my personal email address instead of my university one. This is because I am an undergrad and ...
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Student put my name in the acknowledgement section despite the fact I have never talked to him

A high school fresh graduate was applying to undergraduate schools in the united states. He is a friend of a family acquaintance. Despite the fact that I did not even know his name, I was surprised ...
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How does author-initiated peer review differ from double blind peer review?

Some journals (example) today ask the authors to initiate a peer review rather than initiating a blind peer review themselves. Are these articles different in terms of quality and bias? Are these ...
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Biotech: Competing Interest Statement after leaving academia

I have recently started working on a Biotech startup in the biomedical field, and some of the academic collaborative work I did before being at the company now being published (several publications). ...
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Is paying researchers royalties for publications a bad idea? [duplicate]

I would like to entertain a thought that a researcher could get paid for publishing a research article just as textbook/fiction authors do. The readers of articles already pay large sums of money (...
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Should I inform about an updated CV post deadline? (CS PhD USA)

Background: CS Undergrad applying to CS PhD Programs, USA. (Assuming) I have a paper A in review at a Journal B, and I get the acceptance for the same 2 months post the deadline of applying. Question: ...
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How to cite a company that gave the data and formulated a problem to be solved in a competition?

So recently there was a data science competition and we learned and made a good algorithm which can be published as a case study. So how can I cite the Data source and the really good score metric ...
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My paper status has changed from “Undergoing Initial Checking” to “Under Review”. What does this mean? [duplicate]

When I submitted my manuscript, the status was “Undergoing Initial Checking” on ScholarOne. A day later, the status changed to “Under Review”. What does it mean?
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When do you use superscript affiliations and when not?

I am submitting a paper to a journal. This journal allows authors' affiliations to be indicated either with superscripts or by listing the authors from each institution on its own line. I am trying to ...
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How severe does an error have to be to warrant retraction?

I have noticed an issue in one of my previously published works, which is approximately 6 months old. The issue has resulted in some minor data extraction errors and the inclusion of three studies (of ...
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Should I include all relative publications in my manuscript?

I am a PhD candidate and when i'm writing a manuscript for a conference or journal i have the same question. Let's say my manuscript is about a topic A. When i'm doing my bibliographic research i find ...
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Review or research paper for junior undergraduate students

I am a junior (year-1) UG student, I have noticed that there are 2 different types of papers / publications, research and review papers. I would like to ask as a total beginner in reading papers, if I ...
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Promised authorship was not given; am I supposed to get an automatic acknowledgement?

TLDR: I spent a long time helping with a paper from a group at another university. The first author, who was at the same institute as me, promised multiple times I would be one of the coauthors. But, ...
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Should response to an email of accepted article with some comments

I received an email from one journal telling me that my paper will be accepted if I consider all the comments from the reviewer. They did not ask me to write a response to the reviewer as the comments ...
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What should I do if the Production editor has not responded after the proofreading process for over a month?

In February 2021, my paper was accepted and the proof reading process started immediately. I have returned the corrections in begin of March, but after that no sign of communication. I send 3 emails ...
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Why do big companies ask for conference instead of journal publications?

It is generalized that journal publications are normally more complete research papers than those in conference proceedings. However, when applying for a job in the industry, most companies (e.g. ...
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If a conflict of interest is not literally declared, is it safe to assume there is a conflict of interest? What does this imply about the findings? [closed]

For the first example below, a conflict of interest (CoI) isn't literally declared, but seems to be implied in the funding section. Additionally, the majority of the studies included have a similar ...
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Research Summary Article Published. Can I Submit the Full Research Paper Elsewhere?

Last year, I submitted an original research paper (approx 3000 words) to a public health journal (USA). The editors advised me that they were unable to assign it sufficient priority to allow ...
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Should I write a review if there are already recent reviews on the same subject? [duplicate]

I am a Masters student, I want to write a review article on insights of COVID 19 as it can be cited easily regarding current scenario, but I have been through others written same stuff back in ...
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Paper was accepted for publication 6 months ago without any updates since then, how should I proceed?

About a year ago a paper, that me and my coauthors prepared and presented at a conference, has been selected to be published in a revised and extended form in a special issue of a reputable journal. ...
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In-text citations - First and subsequent citations - AMA

Am new to writing research article. While I am following the guidelines here Am I right to understand that whenever we refer to a source, we cite them in-text. Let's say my paragraph has 100 lines. I ...
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How to avoid giving honorary authorship to advisor who has not contributed?

I am just about finished with my PhD. During the past year or so, I managed to develop my own little spot of theory. I have done this almost entirely independently. However, my advisor typically adds ...
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Reviewer changed their mind after positive earlier feedback

I find myself in a very unusual situation. After sending the paper to a top journal, we received two positive feedbacks after 12 months, asking only for minor revisions. We promptly did the revision ...
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Can I still update my camera-ready submission on IEEE-CPS after the deadline?

I have already submitted the camera-ready version of my paper to a conference within the deadline. However, although it is now multiple days past the deadline, the submission is still open on the IEEE-...
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While applying for PhD in Deep learning, how useful are papers in some other topics like photonics? [closed]

I am a EEE student. My plan is to go for higher studies on Deep learning and neural networks. Suppose, I have an opportunity to do research on a photonics/nano material/device physics project. How ...
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Found a mistake in advisor's paper - what should I do? [duplicate]

I was reading over some of my supervisor's old papers and I have found one from 7 years ago in which part of the analysis is fundamentally flawed which effectively undermines half of the conclusions. ...
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Writing a topical review paper with co-author(s)

Let assume a journal accepted a topical review proposal I submitted. It's often a good approach for a student like me (PhD student) to coauthor the paper with a more experienced researcher who is ...
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19 months and no decision: At what point should I withdraw my paper? [duplicate]

I submitted a mathematical paper to a good journal specialized in geometry and topology. By good I mean that there is no doubt whatsoever about its scientific standing (e.g. Scimago places it ...
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Which academic subjects examine the efficacy of counting systems?

Which academic subjects examine what the advantages and disadvantages of the various number bases are, e.g. besides base ten: base twelve, base sixteen, base eight, base two and the ways that they can ...
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Is better to make your own image or utilise the cited paper's image in a review?

Background: I am writing a review paper and have cited a paper who's model I want to include in the review. Question: Is it better to create a picture which denotes my own understanding of the model ...
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What if MS advisor pad his wife's name into my conference and journal publications?

My MS advisor who is a tenured professor in a US school is padding his wife's name into my publication papers. His wife is an PhD candidate from the same department too and she didn't have any ...
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Should I feel obligated to include my advisor as coauthor? [duplicate]

I've been working on a project with a faculty member (let's call him S) that is not my advisor (let's call him A). They are in different departments, and have little overlap. I am working on something ...
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Copyright issue of recorded video game when publishing research paper about it?

Background: I'm preparing research about a music-based arcade game, playable in the arcade game center. Requiring video dataset (including music in it), I recorded videos from the game playing by ...
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Last year of PhD: only one paper in peer review and other in arxiv. Problem with postdoc?

I am starting to look for postdoc (I am at the end of my 3rd year of PhD, my PhD is a 3 year long and I will finish in october) and I currently only have 1 co-author publication (on a good journal), ...
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duplicate published data figure

I read two papers just published online (paper no.1 accepted about 1 month before paper no.2) in the same journal by the same authors. Two papers have the same topic, using the same numerical method, ...
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How relevant are non-top conference papers to a PhD CS admit panel? (USA)

Background: While I am not sure about other fields, Computer science has several conferences an year for multiple of its domain. (there are around 150+ conferences for artificial intelligence alone). ...
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How to add an accepted but not published paper to my CV? [duplicate]

My first paper has been accepted to a CS conference, it went through a double blind peer-reviewed process. Soon it will appear in conference proceedings from Springer. How to add it to my CV? Also, ...
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If a person stops contributing to a project do they deserve authorship?

I'm involved in a long collaborative software development project. The project required continuous effort because the goal is very ambitious and the project started from scratch. However, some early ...
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What level of math does one usually require before being able to publish a paper of their own

At what level does someone become skilled enough in math to publish their work? I am an undergrad student currently in calculus 2. My dream is to publish work of my own, but I know that will come to ...
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Forcing to list a co-author that did not contribute after publishing [closed]

We published a paper, me as first and corresponding author. There was a technician who repeatedly refused to work, did useless measurements after having been forced, which he never evaluated and ...

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