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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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Supervisor refuses to be included as a co-author in PhD student papers?

As title entails, my PhD supervisor refuses to be included in all of my research papers as she did not take part in the writing process. However, since day one, she has been giving me ideas and ...
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How to publish independently in top journals?

I am a second year PhD student. I also worked on topics outside my thesis. The results are good and I want to submit it to top journals. However, I am surprised by the attitude of most of the editors ...
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Is failing to cite similar work in a conference submission considered unethical?

My team and I recently encountered a situation where another research team, also funded by the same agency as us, had a paper accepted at a conference. Upon reviewing their paper, we noticed ...
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Limitations on naming a framework in an academic setting

I am designing a framework in an AI related field of study which has a particularly difficult name properly abbreviate. I was wondering if it is appropriate if I were to name it something that doesn't ...
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Should I provide trademarks/real names in my scientific paper?

Let's assume I want to compare the nutrient content of selected beverages available on the market. The number of beverages is limited to about 10 items. The aim of this small project is to show that ...
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How to see submitted manuscript status as co-author for the IEEE Access journal?

The IEEE Access journal's submission has been changed to https://ieee.atyponrex.com. However, I cannot see the co-author's submitted manuscript in this new system. I would appreciate it if someone ...
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How do I start a priority dispute?

I'm hoping to get advice on this issue. Here's a rough chronology: A few years ago, I published a method on arXiv and presented it at a few conferences. I tried publishing the work in a journal, but ...
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Questionable peer review practice in top-tier journal

I am a tenured professor of engineering at a major research university. Recently, I was asked to review a manuscript for a top-tier multidisciplinary scientific journal. The authors were all grad ...
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How to cite oneself as co-author without all names, for graduate school CV application?

I saw someone posed similar question before, but I would like to know for biostatistics/clinical trials papers, if my name is listed in the 10th authors, how should I cite the work without mentioning ...
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More than two years in a journal

My paper is undergoing its third revision in a journal, primarily focusing on applied mathematics. There are some technical parts in it, but nothing really out of reach. The time line is something ...
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Articles on Medium and Resume/CV [closed]

How can one objectively leverage their articles written on Medium in a resume/CV for an employer or possibly even for position in an academic institution as a lecturer? The point of this question is ...
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Showed my CV and resume to screeners. Things are not looking good job prospect wise. How can I salvage my situation? [closed]

I know I've made a couple of posts on this website by now that I've realized are me worrying and/or pure speculation. I have something now that is not in this case. I basically asked for feedback from ...
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How to write review requests that are not classified as spam?

I'm the editor of a statistical journal (currently it doesn't have an Impact Factor but will have one soon as far as our information goes). I have experienced that it is very hard to find reviewers ...
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How do popular scientific news & Google get DOI links leading to zombie pages on first release, but later link to the intended scientific paper?

Looking through google news feed just now I see an item that links directly to Science with the url https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abo5095 which combines science.org with a DOI. At the ...
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My name was published on abstract but my name was not published on the final manuscript?

Can I send a letter to the editor and get my name published on the paper if my name was published on the abstract but not the final accepted manuscript. How should I best handle this sensitive ...
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What to do when a senior co-author is very disrespectful?

I am a researcher and professional in the social science field, writing a paper in the field of Computer Science together with CS colleagues to be submitted to an interdisciplinary journal, which is ...
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How to deal with author's extensive self-citation? [duplicate]

As a scientific journal reviewer, how can I deal with a manuscript where the authors cited their own works extensively (14 times) in the manuscript?
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What is considered a good research record for an assistant professor job (tenure-track)? [closed]

I'm a tenure-track professor in Brazil (and will receive tenure next year). However, I'm currently applying for some tenure-track jobs in USA. Currently, I'm developing my statements (research, ...
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co-authorship of publications

How can I find all publications where I am listed as a co-author? I have been assisting on a number of projects as a supervisor from the community and providing materials and information for the ...
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Can an author change the title of a paper to be published again in a special edition of a journal?

I've been involved in a paper that got accepted in a journal and has been published. Apparently, the paper has been selected to be part of a 'special edition of the journal'. The first author took the ...
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How to explain typical number of publications during a PhD in a grant application?

A grant application requires me to elaborate on typical output indicators in my field (pure mathematics). In particular, I want to explain that 3-4 articles during a PhD is a good amount for my field. ...
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After a plagiarism complaint, the journal is slow to respond and not taking any action. What should be done?

Someone from where I work took a piece of work I wrote and published it in their name without informing me. I gave them almost a year's time to remove that paper. They did not. Now I complained to the ...
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"Decision in process" after the median number of days from submission meaning

My manuscript went from "With the Editor" to "Decision in Process" after I submitted it to a journal, which had a median decision time of 10 days. After 18 days the status changed ...
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Publishing in a field that I am not an expert in

To give you some backstory, there is a particular publically-available hospital dataset that has been published about by other groups. I have recently come up with a novel machine learning method for ...
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Is it typical for one review to be made by multiple reviewers?

I recently got a review back from consideration. One review was a little odd in that the reviewer(s?) consistently referred to themselves using "We" and "Our". It seems highly ...
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What to do when corresponding author insists adding an affiliation that I do not belong to?

We have recently finished writing and submitting an article (I am the first author). When submitting the article, I uploaded the files and filled in the necessary information, but the final ...
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Is a mislabled reference an example of scientific misconduct?

In a dissertation, I noticed a mistake in referencing. In such a way that the material related to reference number 17 was mistakenly attributed to reference number 18 and it seems like a typo error. I ...
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Is it a good idea, for a young researcher, to submit to arXiv a "mediocre" paper?

I'm a PhD student in physics, working on some projects with my advisors, which are hopefully going to be published soon. I have a profile on ResearchGate, on which I posted my theses, a poster, and a ...
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How to deal with collaborators prone to publish in MDPI? [closed]

I am the only person in academia doing a certain research, so several colleagues ask me to collaborate. Of course, I am more than happy to take part in multidisciplinary work, as it tends to be more ...
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How much does pre-PhD work affect chances in seeking academic jobs?

I have completed the third year of my PhD studies in Electrical Engineering. So far, I have published a few conference papers during my PhD. However, I had several good journal and conference ...
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ChatGPT-alike for local abundant PDFs

I have a lot of PDF files collected using such tools as Mendeley or Zotero (thousands of files). I want to use ChatGPT-like to ask questions based on these PDF files (for example: "What is the ...
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Upon resubmission, can I oppose some previous reviewers if I stronly disagree with their comments?

I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal. I was given a major revision after a two-month review period. The comments from the two reviewers are positive and constructive. It took me a month to ...
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What is publishable in Academia [closed]

I am a PhD candidate who is working on something new to me in a similar but different field as my educational background. So I have received some guidance to start with what my supervisor knows well. ...
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"Gold" open access restricting use of accepted manuscript?

We have had a paper accepted with Mathematische Annalen (Springer). As my university has an open access agreement with Springer, the paper will be published as (gold) open access, with a Creative ...
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Request for Changes to the Author List

I need to change the corresponding author in my paper. The journal asked to submit a form which is about changes in the author list. The text is as follows : Do I still need to submit this form. I ...
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Changing the role of Corresponding author in a Journal for APC charges

I wrote a research paper while i was doing my Postdoc at a university. Later I submitted one of research paper after the completion of my Postdoc. I submitted my paper to IEEE Access which charges APC ...
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Being in "1 Reviewer(s) invited" state for 4 months, What should I do? [duplicate]

I have submitted an article in a math journal, the status has remained at "1 Reviewer(s) invited" for the past 4 months. In an attempt to understand the reasons behind this delay and seek an ...
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How to mark paper as mainly my work before moving institutions

I have a paper that has some important work. I recently graduated and am about to work at a top 5 tech firm's AI research division. As part of the interview, they seemed really excited about this work ...
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Submitted paper without part of methodology

I submitted a paper but I realized we accidentally commented out a couple paragraphs of the methodology. These are relatively important paragraphs, without which, I don't think the paper's results ...
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