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Supervisor pressures me to co-author his paper

The title says it all: my supervisor pressures me to co-author one of his papers. The paper is based on a study which was performed by a student in our department. In the very first weeks of the ...
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What is the Standard Duration of Collaboration with a Professor for a First Research Paper? [closed]

What is the standard or typical length of time students work with a professor while both are at the same university, specifically for the purpose of writing their first paper together? I understand ...
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How can I use one Google Scholar account with two different university emails?

I have a Google Scholar account which is verified by an university account (let's call it university "A"), and my account on scholar has three articles in it. But now, I got a second ...
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Is it possible to publish an idea in a paper without a proof of concept?

I am currently a programmer and an engineering student in France, and I have a research idea which I would like to formally share with the scientific community. The problem is that this idea is not a ...
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How to publish and protect IP when starting a company

I'm a PhD researcher at a U.S. university who has developed a new deep learning method for an application with a high potential economic impact. I have a pending patent and plan to start a company to ...
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The reviewer does not reply (unresponsive) on a major revision

I received a major revision from a high-impact factor journal. I implemented all the suggestions by the 2 reviewers, but one of them is unresponsive. The second one is responsive and will submit their ...
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Journals to publish simple proofs of already known results

I want to publish a paper in math which contains a simple proof of a already existing theorem. The existing proof of the theorem is quite long and uses tedious concepts to begin with. I found an ...
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Is it academically correct to name your own theorems?

I get a repeated feeling of insecurity when I write an article that needs to contain hierarchical organizations among its theorems. It isn't uncommon that one article contains a few important theorems ...
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What does "M'YY" mean in a researcher's short biography?

I just encountered this in a short author bio at the end of a paper from 2003: What does the "M'99" and "M'74" mean? It doesn't seem like it's the year of obtaining a doctorate. ...
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What Types of Publications Are Common in Student Research Competitions at Academic Conferences?

I am interested in understanding the specific types of publications that are typical for student research competitions at academic conferences. What are the common formats (like extended abstracts, ...
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Article transfer in Elsevier [closed]

I submitted an article to a journal of Elsevier. This paper was peer-reviewed and I received a transfer suggestion to a list of five suggested journals of Elsevier. I revised my article according to ...
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How to handle simultaneous peer review for two papers that build on each other?

I have simultaneously received 2 papers for review from the same journal from what I can only assume are the same authors (although the process is double blind). The papers build on each other, here ...
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Recommendations regarding publishing 'folklore' results in math

I've recently obtained some results which I have not found in the literature explicitly. Namely they are hinted in certain published literature, but very shortly and not in a very constructive sense. ...
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My former PhD supervisor is keeping me hostage

Since I started my postdoc, the relationship with my former PhD advisor has turned sour. I’m doing a postdoc with one of his competitors on a project I initiated in his lab. He encouraged this, said ...
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In that scenario, how will the editor handle my academic paper (a revision)?

I submitted a paper to the Elsevier journal and got positive feedback from the editor and two referees with only 8 comments. However, after I submitted the revision, one of the referees declined (or ...
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Does submitting in PhilArchive affect submission in journals? [duplicate]

I wanted to submit a paper to PhilArchive (an open-access e-print archive in philosophy). If I want to submit this paper to a journal afterwards, does this prior submission to PhilArchive affect the ...
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Is it possible to publish an applied paper using a new method followed by a methodology paper explaining it?

I am presently working on some applied research as part of a research practicum and have come up with with some new (potentially) publication-worthy methods. Is it possible to publish the results ...
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Is writing papers with a complex statistical methodology worth it? [closed]

I published several medical meta-analysis papers in high-profile journals using advanced methodology that, to my eye, should be most interesting to many people in my field. However, I noticed that: ...
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What is the difference between (Green) Open Access and Creative Commons?

I recently published an article, not under Open Access (I paid zero fees), but under Creative Commons, and received an email that indicated I could share my article anywhere in its final form. There ...
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Article got major revision from a high impact factor journal, chances of acceptance [closed]

I submitted a paper to a very high impact factor journal in my field: quantum technologies. I received an email saying that the article needed major revision. The reviewers' comments are pretty ...
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Altering the data (gaussian filtering) when writing a paper

I have some results that I unfortunately had to gaussian filter due to noise. This is to simplify post-processing later on, like first derivative. I have asked around and I've been told that if it is ...
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Will citation data be lost when an article is deleted from a google scholar profile

Problem I recently found that another author's publications were automatically added to my profile. We do share first initial and last name, but not middle initials or first name. We also happen to ...
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Regaining trust in the graduate school system? R2 Ph.D student with a history of getting burned by my Master's and PhD programs [closed]

I know I've posted a fair amount on this site but to briefly introduce myself, I'm a 4th year doctoral candidate in Experimental Psychology with an accepted Master's from a regional college in ...
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When does a research project become qualified to be published as a full-fledged scientific journal paper, and when doesn't it?

I am working on an AI project related to protein structure detection, etc. My supervisor told me that this project cannot be published in a journal but has to be published as a chapter in a book (a ...
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How to push supervisor so I can publish papers?

I have been a while in my postdoc. I need to publish papers so that I can move ahead. I specifically need papers from this job because papers from my current job shape my future positions. My ...
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CV concerns about misleading admissions committees on accident. Are concerns like this warranted at all?

Back again with a bit of a follow up to this post, albeit I'm not concerned about degree revocation this time: May have embellished my CV and resume by mistake after I was admitted to MA and Ph.D ...
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What should someone do if they find a similar working paper to their thesis after graduation?

What should a student do if they find a similar unpublished working paper (say at a recent conference) after they have already defended the thesis and graduated? Suppose that the other group has been ...
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Are PhDs always obligated to stay involved in research, even after graduation?

I have the impression that PhDs are expected to always be involved in research and have (or eventually get) some sort of peer reviewed publication, even after graduation. I'm gravely concerned now ...
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Generally, can a recent PhD graduate have too many peer-reviewed academic journal articles?

Generally, can a recent PhD graduate have too many academic journal articles (peer-reviewed papers)? It was suggested to me by one gentleman in my field (theology) that more than 4 might be suspicious,...
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How to request author's name correction in a published paper? [duplicate]

I published in the journal "The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2019) 105:2857–2867," as "Amir Hussain". However, my name should be corrected to "...
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How long does it take for the authors list update on arXiv to be recognized by Google Scholar? [closed]

We recently updated an arXiv version of an article and added more authors. https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.03538 But after about two weeks, Google Scholar still shows the old authors. https://scholar....
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Will a journal blacklist you if you withdraw an article which is under review?

A while back, I (along with my collaborator) submitted an article for publication in an esteemed journal. A few weeks after the submission, I came to know that the journal is an open-access journal ...
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Asking for a retraction as a non-academic

I am a software developer and recently implemented an algorithm from a paper in an academic journal. I am convinced that the algorithm is fundamentally flawed, having spent several hours working with ...
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Ethical question regarding authorship on CV

I am an undergraduate student doing research work for multiple PIs as part of an international particle physics collaboration. Although my work is related to recent papers published under this ...
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Can you include changes based on referee's feedback in a preprint?

I have recently submitted a paper to a journal. The reviewer came back with some very constructive feedback and requested some additional results to be added to the paper. Eventually, the paper was ...
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How can a new corresponding author upload a manuscript using the same portal?

I submitted an article to IEEE access and during all the process I was the corresponding author. The paper was finally accepted, but in order to secure funding for the APC I need to make my professor ...
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Why are PhDs without publications seen as questionable? Does this also apply to PhDs who don't secure external grants and/or fellowships?

I'm a 4th year PhD student in Experimental Psychology who should be graduating sometime in May 2024. I'm graduating from an R2 in a rural area of Michigan that recently suspended admissions for their ...
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Listing something recommended for publication on publication section

This is my first post, so please let me know if I made any mistakes. I am applying to math phd programs this year, and one of the things I encountered is that for multiple schools, they ask me to list ...
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How to cite articles published under another name? [duplicate]

QUESTION If an author published an article with the name A, but later changed their name to B, using the latter in their publications. Is there any general consensus about how to cite their work ...
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What is common practice for adding supplements to IEEE Journal papers?

I am completely new to publishing with IEEE and I'm confused about handling of supplementary material. The way I know this from ACM is you are able to provide, e.g., a ZIP file with additional data, ...
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Colloquium without proceeding

I presented at a postgraduate colloquium last month, and I indeed think they will publish proceedings in a short post-colloquium. However, a month afterward, no proceedings were published on the ...
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Citing articles while writing a reply to the referee/editor's reports: do I need to do that?

The reviewers send me comments through the editor. While writing a reply, do I have to cite sources to back my points up? If so, how to cite them? Do I need to cite them formally, with a dedicated &...
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Do references in the research papers' state of the art section need to be referred in chronological order?

Do references in the research papers' state of the art section need to be referred in chronological order? In other words, is it important that the state of the art section mentions the papers of ...
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Will submitting to mediocre journals (MDPI) hurt me in the long term?

I have some preliminary experimental results that won't fit into the next round of experiments. The first only shows there is problem but can't make any conclusions about why. The second will ...
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Where or how do you ask for peer review?

I have written a research report and did a literature review on specific topics, and I would like to know where I could ask for a peer review of my report. I'm new to this and would like to know if ...
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Seeking Guidance on Comparing Algorithm Performance Metrics in Research Compilation

I am currently working on a research problem where the existing literature proposes an algorithm that is tested on data generating 100,000 integer values within the range of 0 to 20. The common ...
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Can I publish a part of my master thesis without having my master thesis supervisor as a co-author?

I completed my master degree at one of the top universities in Europe more than 5 years ago. Me and my supervisor had some conflicts at the end of my thesis submission and then he was not interested ...
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Can I decline a professor's request for video conferencing?

I am a Phd student who has recently tried to initiate a collaboration on a paper with a professor to a university unrelated to mine. I have already collaborated successfully with this professor a few ...
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Is 18 references in a 18 page article too little?

I'm about to submit my paper which is about predicting the apparent geothermal gradient in a country using a machine learning algorythm, the main motivation is the fact that the country only has heat ...
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Advisor-student collaboration (or lack thereof) and paper authorship in mathematics: how does it work?

In (pure?) mathematics, author order on papers is alphabetical, based on the assumption that all authors contribute equally (e.g. as discussed here and explained in this statement from the AMS). ...
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