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

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Visualizing the list of all active academics for a given topic

For a long time I have been interested in visualizing the network of all active academics of a certain discipline worldwide (e.g. computer science, mathematics, or by a set of keywords). I imagine a ...
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Is it worth to include a “Publications” section of a CV if it only contains one publication?

I can't tell if this is trying to overrate my own publication, or that the achievement is worth "showboating" it to the degree that I've described in the title.
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Linking a research publication in CV

I authored a research paper with a group for an internship last summer, which can be retrieved online. Is it worth providing a link to the paper on my resume, or is this unnecessary and a bit ...
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Writing a comment, the consequences

The background: I work in a quite narrow field in physics. Recently I submitted a comment on a published paper. Before doing this I discussed my remarks with the authors directly and they gave me some ...
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Is there any way to automatically link in-text citation to individual references on the reference list?

I have an article with in-text citations and list of references. I have not used any of reference managers, just used word. Is there any way to automatically link in-text citation to individual ...
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What is the ethical way of writing co-author names? [closed]

I want to know how much a contribution a person should have to be the co-author, ethically in computer science and engineering field. If a person help you to collect some amount of data (not all), ...
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How to write a “Related Work” section in Computer Science?

I'm a new PhD student, wrapping up my first year of coursework. To date, I haven't published any papers, and my body of work is essentially null. For this semester's class project in one of my courses,...
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How do I find the ML model referenced in a specific paper when the authors don't provide it?

I'm trying to locate the architecture of an LSTM neural network as described here, but the authors don't provide a repository for other academics. From arXiv, I see more than a dozen other researchers ...
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Developing a framework publication - if I have developed a new method for data extraction, can this be published in a peer-reviewed journal?

I'm new to publications, so I could use some advice. I study in the area of agricultural remote sensing, and for a graduate degree, I have developed a method of extracting data from research plots and ...
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Does posting a preprint to the arXiv reduce the chances to acceptance? [duplicate]

Depending on the submission journal, there may be some explicit rules allowing or forbidding the posting of a preprint before the peer review process is complete. However, for those journals that don'...
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I was pushed to submit a mediocre paper to a conference. To my surprise it was accepted. How to save face?

I wrote a paper under pressure from my supervisor who gives high importance for publishing. I feel that both the conference and my paper are mediocre. What is done is done. How to distance myself from ...
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Is it better to have no publication than having you as second author?

I am a post graduate engineering student(Computer Science). I have only one conference (not very good) publication in my name as a first author. One of my seniors labmate, worked on a very good ...
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Is second authorship good for an undergraduate student planning for masters admit? [duplicate]

As an undergraduate student, I worked along with my professor and his PHd student on one of the projects that comes under his thesis. We shared the work equally and now I'm being offered 2nd ...
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Can we submit our research paper for review at two IEEE conferences simultaneously?

Can we send our research paper to two IEEE conference simultaneously, and then after acceptance, decide which conference proceedings to publish it in?
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How much does it cost the publisher to publish an academic article?

I am interested to know the cost of publishing an academic article. I do not mean in the simple sense of "what does a given journal charge an author to publish?" or "what does an association or ...
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My supervisor published our work without informing us. Can we retract the paper from the conference in anyway? [duplicate]

We (myself and my thesis partner) worked on a research problem in 2017 as part of our undergrad thesis course in our university under a supervisor. We successfully defended our thesis in our thesis ...
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How to find if a paper is in top 10% most cited articles in a journal?

I saw in some applications that some researchers state that their papers are in top 10% most cited articles, but they never state how they calculated this. I have tried Web of Knowledge and there are ...
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When writing a synopsis “review”, may I contact the authors with questions?

Please read the following background paragraph carefully to understand the meaning of "review" in this question - it may not be what you think. In particular, this is not a duplicate of Is it ...
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On writing a review (i.e. summary) for a problematic (published) paper

I am trying to write a review on a published paper for Mathematical Reviews. The paper proposes a generalization of K-theory. Its main definition is fundamentally problematic. So the rest of the ...
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How to convince co-authors it is unethical to include false research citations in “working paper” being submitted to a conference?

I'm third co-author on a paper that was re-submitted for publication after primary author redid data analyses when I discovered that our original data had been significantly flawed. A month or so ...
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Publication with missing lead author [closed]

I was a junior academic that was ousted by a HoD to take over my PhD students and collaboration projects. Previously when I was still in the department, I offered him to co-supervise one of my PhD ...
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Using a list to explain symbols used in an equation?

In papers, the symbols explained in an equation are usually explained like this: δ(t) = tan⁻¹⁡〖ke(t) / vf(t)〗, where δ(t) is the steering angle, e(t) is the closest point between the path and the ...
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Waiting for one more reviewer due to being unresponsive - what to expect? [duplicate]

I have submitted a paper to an Economics journal in September 2019. It was assigned to reviewers in October of the same year. When being assigned, I was told by the journal office, that the review ...
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What to do if your research idea has already been published?

I am an amateur researcher (no PhD, Masters, etc...) and just want to put something out there so I can put it on my resume to demonstrate I know how to perform research and hopefully get a job. I did ...
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Is it ok (ethically speaking) to rename features of a dataset for publishing?

I work in the machine learning field where I deal with datasets provided by an industrial partner, and one concern of the project is the confidentiality of the data. My team is working on a fault ...
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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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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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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 ...