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Are journal papers really viewed as strictly inferior to conference papers in Theoretical Computer Science?

To give a bit of context, I graduated 1 year ago from an undergraduate where I double majored in Math and Computer Science and I am planning to apply for a CS PHD this coming year with a focus on ...
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Writing a book expanding on a previous review paper?

After writing a review paper on a specific topic, is it common to write a book to expand the review paper in a more pedagogical way, and to include more subtopics/content? Also, since published papers ...
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How do I ensure I'll be able to claim authorship over a math proof, as an amateur math student?

I found proof for an open math problem. I know it likely has flaws, but I can't catch any and I'd like to put the proof out for revision. But without losing the credit for it, in case it turns out to ...
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Number of Papers published in area of work [closed]

I'm looking for some statistics related to the amount of papers published per year in an specific area. Some papers about Superconductivity said there was like 15000 papers published about ...
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What should I do if my former advisor wants to use my research project data (including dissertation) for the current PhD student's dissertation?

I finished my dissertation about 2 years ago and currently continue for a clinical program in the same department. I collected the data from many subjects for my research project including ...
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Any easy STEM research articles/papers that high school students can understand? [closed]

I'm helping to hold a workshop sort of thing to help students learn how to read/write research papers, but as I am a sophomore and haven't read too many papers myself, I can't find anything that is ...
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Citation problems, in supporting general information, what kind of paper should I cite?

A country implements the most stringent environmental regulations in a region. For a general statement/common knowledge like this, I cited a peer-reviewed journal paper, which has a similar claim ...
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Is my authorship undeserved, and if so how do I address this in a professional setting?

I am a current undergraduate who has been involved in a research lab for the past 3 years. Not too long after joining, I was asked to be a co-author on a paper that was already written. My PI wanted ...
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How to recognize a “Journal” paper and a “Conference ” paper, easily by superficial reading? (EE, CS) [closed]

I can read the semantic meaning of conference and journal papers, even the details regarding their general structures: journal papers are longer than the conference ones, conference papers are easier ...
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Organizing committee of conference announced publication of papers, but one year later, this hasn't happened. What to do?

I participated one year ago in a conference. The organizing committee asserted that they were planning to produce a publication from the papers presented at the conference and they announced they ...
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What are some reasons to get your work rejected? [duplicate]

I have submitted one of my work in a good journal (impact factor 6) and I got rejection after a few weeks. Though I was pretty sure that I covered all the experiments or stuff they can ask for. The ...
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Will pursuing master degree increase the chances of Ph.D. admissions if​ the Ph.D.​ is in different field than Undergraduate is the goal?

I am a Pure Physics and Pure Math graduate. I wanted to do Ph.D. in Computer Science on AI. I am currently a research assistant on AI. if my undergraduate is not related to my area interest for Ph.D., ...
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Should computer science indexing sites be considered in rating research?

I am currently working at a university of applied sciences, in the field of Computer Science. Recently there has been formed a section that is in charge of giving stipends related to research. This ...
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Why should I go for Master degree when I am already doing research? [closed]

I am Abhinav, Working as an AI researcher for three years. I am applying AI on medical data and other daily problem statements. I am specialised in NLP domain. I graduated in 2017 With a Bachelor of ...
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Reviewer questioned credibility of paper and results after first revision, which led to us finding a major error. Should we revise or withdraw?

I and my team members worked on a machine learning paper to predict pass and fail on a standard academic test. The paper was submitted to a reputable journal. The first review came-back with a lot of ...
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Using legal mononym only for publications [duplicate]

I don't use a surname, implying I just have my first name in all my legal documents, and I intend to keep it this way. I got my first accepted submission in a conference lately where I added my name ...
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What should I do if the author didn't do what I asked them to do when I reviewed their paper?

I had reviewed a manuscript two months ago. Though the manuscript was interesting and well written there were some minor flaws. I had pointed to the author the flaws and asked them to correct them. I ...
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Cite submitted paper in my master's thesis

Some time ago, I and another person submitted a paper to a conference. It has not yet been accepted. In my master's I want to express that the results of my algorithm (included in my thesis) have been ...
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Publisher has changed many terms in section/subsection titles to acronyms

I have an accepted paper which is now in the proof stage. Throughout the paper we define various acronyms, since we use these terms lots of times. For example: These two acronyms are introduced in the ...
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Weird volume and issue number for an IEEE publication

I recently got a paper published in IEEE, but on IEEE Xplore it is listed to be in volume pp, issue 99. What does that mean?
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What will happen to my IEEE conference paper if the status of the accepted paper is “AAR”

I have been notified by the IEEE organizing committee that my paper has been accepted for their conference and requested to register. and the status of the paper is AAR. Please see the quotation below....
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Supervisor submitted without consent of co-author postdoc. Postdoc also submitted to another venue with consent of supervisor. Plagiarism problem?

My previous postdoc supervisor submitted our work to a conference venue in December last year. He was the first author in this submission while I was the second author. It got accepted in March 2020. ...
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A free papers search engine [closed]

Someone told me that there is a search engine that gets you most of research papers I may need for free. He told me that this search engine is working based on using other members access to researches ...
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Patient's consent for photographs

If a journal requirements for patient's photograph say "Patient Photographic Authorization and Release form (when appropriate)", does this mean I must include patient's acceptance for publication of ...
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What happens to preprints after the information contained in them gets published in a peer-reviewed journal?

My question is whether preprints continue to exist after the information contained in them gets published in a journal. It would be confusing to have two sources for the same information (the preprint ...
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Writing a paper about a conceptual idea, that might not be possible, basically theoretical fiction

Curious if there are certain outlets to distribute a paper pertaining to conceptual ideals regarding future technological topics and or method advancements in physics or computer programming, science. ...
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About writing to editor of a journal to identify serious mistake in a published article

I am reading a paper published in a SCI-core journal. After a very careful and tedious evaluation, I have come to the conclusion that the authors have made serious mistakes. Should I write to the ...
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Can I publish a source code containing potential copyright violations that someone gave me at a university (updated)?

During my Ph.D. work at a university, I followed up on someone else's doctoral work (I am no longer associated with that university). This person provided me with the source code for his work. I ...
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Do journals in general have any kind of policy regarding papers submitted by someone without a research affiliation?

Assuming that there are no ethical or legal concerns involved, in general, how would academic journals handle research submitted from the general public (e.g., if a carpenter were to perform a study ...
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Are the Hardy-Littlewood “rules” unethical?

For the second time recently, someone mentioned to me the Hardy-Littlewood rules for collaboration (and on that very site). From what I read about it, they include the following rule: And, finally, ...
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What to do when I’m not affiliated with an academic institution and submitting a manuscript? [duplicate]

I am seeking to re-establish my research career after a 7-year career break. The first step involves submitting a paper to a peer reviewed journal which reports a study that was conducted 7 years ago. ...
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The limits of self-plagiarism

I'm currently writing my second paper. Although the focus is completely different of my first paper, some aspects of the context are similar. I am perfectly aware that self-plagiarism needs to be ...
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How can I submit to Springer? What is the format [closed]

I already published in Arxiv one article, and now I want to submit to springer's journal "International Journal of Computer Vision". In the section 'about' they provide a Latex macro.. I don'...
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Writing papers in language X and translating to English vs. writing papers in English to begin with?

I'm working with a group in China, and we were discussing the following question, which I would like to ask here too: Question: Is it better to write a paper in Chinese, then translate it into ...
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How to cite a journal paper which do not have a page number?

I was very annoyed with the Elsevier's journals. Many of them do not provide the page number of the paper. For example, see, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165168420302176 You can ...
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Difference between 'Related work' and 'comparison methods' sections?

I have a method and I want to compare this with some existing ones. To my understanding, these existing methods can be regarded as 'Comparison methods'. But where should I briefly describe these ...
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What to do when principal investigator publishes your work without putting you down as a coauthor?

Say I am post-doc in the USA, and my PI (principal investigator) just published a review I wrote, with pictures I took of my experiments without putting my name as the author. What tools do I have at ...
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My work was submitted by collaborators without my name, and the university supports them. What are my options?

I have collaborated and written several research papers where my co-authors withheld the final draft and submitted the paper without my name as co-author. Two papers have single authors (not me) and a ...
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How does the CRediT system work?

I'm preparing a submission to Royal Society Biology Letters, and they also require that each author's CRediT contribution is provided. I'm not familiar with this (I usually publish in engineering ...
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What should you do if a co-author has an unethical affiliation?

A person I know was in the process of publishing her first manuscript when her supervisor told her to add his newly acquired affiliation from a university in Saudi Arabia to his name. The Saudi ...
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How to find out to which journal(s) I could hand in my paper? [closed]

During my study or even phd I had no chances to draw up a paper as a main author. Reasons do not matter here. Now I'm already in the industry for a while and I wonder why not preparing some papers ...
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Locating the journal in which a paper was published

I found a singular paper on an extremely specific CS topic on arXiv. How would I find which journal this paper has been published in? I ask because I would like more detail on this paper, however ...
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PhD student as corresponding author: author list and logistics

I'm a PhD student in the physical sciences and am looking for input regarding an authorship situation. My advisor recommends I be the corresponding author on an upcoming paper because I came up with ...
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How much is the relevance of a synthetic benchmark?

Often researchers verify their proposed algorithm or techniques using standard benchmarks. My question is related to performance of a benchmark application. If a researcher propose a new performance ...
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Showing book cover in public presentation

I have a follow up question from my previous question that I thought could be of benefit to others if they had the same question. I’m giving a public talk for a sci-com event and wanted to show some ...
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Is there benefit to publishing the abstract of an English article in multiple languages?

I noted from a previous paper I worked on, that when it was published an abstract was included in Spanish as well as English (https://bjssjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/bjs.11422 and ...
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Is there any reason to get paper reprints of your articles?

Is there any reason to get paper reprints of your articles? Some journals charge for reprints others give them for free. Should I save the trees and not ask for the free ones? Are reprints so ...
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Benchmarking my research results with related work's results

I have an accepted paper in CS, in which I proposed a new method in data-science related topics (data-intensive analysis, a lot of hyperparameter tuning and design decisions). The reviewers opinions ...
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No publication in MS

I completed my MS-by research (thesis) in US in EE (well-renowned university and advisors) and unfortunately, I do not have any papers published. At present, I am leading (read it as pitch idea, ...
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What should I do if someone is claiming my research on ResearchGate?

I've got a case where 90% of my academic publications are being claimed by a professor at another university with the same name on ResearchGate. I've sent several email requests both direct and ...