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Ordering Co-Authors in a Large Research Team: Best Practices?

I am currently involved in a research project that has an unusually large team of about 40 co-authors. Given the extensive number of contributors, we are facing a significant challenge in determining ...
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In a grant proposal, should I write that I have a paper very likely to be accepted by a very prestigious journal? and how?

I am facing a problem that is new for me and I don't know to whom to ask. My current supervisor and I are very busy and we both have barely some time to discuss pressing bureaucratic issues and ...
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Supervisor does not want to contact reviewer after publication

At the end of last week, a paper I wrote (PhD, second year) got a Minor Revision (IEEE Transaction, TAFFC), receiving good comments from all three reviewers involved. Two unknown reviewers plus an ...
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Choosing Between Monetary Compensation or Last Authorship in a Research Project Outside My Field [closed]

I have recently been presented with an opportunity to contribute to a research project by creating a dataset, a task that would take approximately 100 hours of work. The project is not directly ...
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Is it appropriate to invite a reviewer to collaborate on the paper they reviewed?

My manuscript underwent peer review at a big journal. The manuscript was revised but ultimately rejected due to language issues, even though the reviewers acknowledged the study was of good quality. I ...
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How long does one give coauthors to review a draft before submission?

I am a somewhat new PI, and have gotten a request to submit an invited article. My PhD student whom I have asked to author the paper is taking a long time to finish a draft, and the second deadline ...
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Can I just phone an editor if he never answered back via email?

Last year, I submitted a book manuscript to Springer. The academic editor told me that it looked great and that he would send it for peer review and would contact me in due course. Both the publisher ...
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Is the "Journal of Innovations" in management a Reliable Source for Academic Research? [duplicate]

I came across the Journal of Innovations in [specific subject area] (https://www.journal-innovations.com/) and am considering it as a potential source for my research. However, I'm uncertain about its ...
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Differences in Contributions Between Case Study Papers and Full Papers in Human-computer Interaction

I am currently trying to understand the nuances of different types of publications within the Human-computer Interaction (HCI) field. Specifically, I am interested in the differences between case ...
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Is it ok that I am a first author on my predecessor paper?

My predecessor did all the experiments and included them in his thesis but he didn't have the complete analysis done and there were some mistakes in his analysis. Now that the paper is ready after I ...
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Mistakes in calculation found after submission of a manuscript

I submitted a paper recently to a journal. In that paper I showed some calculations and compared some experimental results with the calculations. The calculations show good agreement with the ...
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Is It advisable to release a manuscript as a preprint while it is under submission at a conference

It is common, especially in Computer Science fields, to see papers that are under review at conferences and are also available as preprints (e.g. arXiv). However, I am uncertain about the potential ...
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Emphasis on explaining background knowledge in PL; not much so in physics?

As a CS-Physics double major undergrad entering my senior year, I have begun reading a handful of articles from both fields. Specifically, I have read some articles from programming language-related ...
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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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