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What should I do if the code available on GitHub did not match the research paper and I achieved potential architecture?

I am performing research on a particular architecture in deep learning. Initially, the state-of-the-art research paper in Arxiv related to architecture is showing a score of (say) 9. Later the value ...
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Author's institution and contact information incorrect in a journal publication

What problems could arise, legally and professionally, if the author's contact information and institution are incorrect on a published scientific article? For example, suppose the review process ...
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How do you deal with doubt and fear of submission of your work for review?

I have a huge doubt about the work I am doing. Although the results have been reproduced many times, the idea is not really known or even explained. I have been struggling to write it in a way that ...
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How to publish for top journals? [closed]

I am a Software Engineer and I have finished BSc in Computer Science and Engineering, currently I am working as well as doing some researches related to Computer Science in my spare time. I am curious ...
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How to spot accidental/deliberate plagiarism and how to prove it?

This new question is related to this What to do when a section of a published paper has a section which contains similar results as mine?. In my previous question(linked above), I had asked that ...
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What to do when a section of a published paper has a section which contains similar results as mine?

I had a research article posted in arXiv on November 2020 and it is currently in review by a leading journal, I call it J1. Today when I was browsing research papers, I found that a research paper has ...
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Confused about ISSN number in Researchgate

We've recently published a paper in Physical Review D and then I just wanted to add this to my Researchgate profile. And when I was filling the journal's name, I got three options: I'm a little bit ...
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If I share self-written articles on Academia.edu & then re-use their contents for a book, is it plagiarism?

I'm working on a book but it's far from done, so I'm thinking of uploading much of its content on Academia.edu first, in the form of stand-alone articles. This would be without copyright, I presume, ...
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Where/how can I find out if I can use this paper commercially vs for research purposes only?

I wanted to implement this paper for commercial purposes, but the licence for use is not mentioned at all. https://arxiv.org/pdf/1902.09104.pdf Dynamic Feature Fusion for Semantic Edge Detection Where/...
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How to resolve R&R without Decision

I have a paper that was resubmitted following a revise and resubmit around 18 months ago. I have been in contact with the editor several times and she has been sympathetic to my enquiries but has ...
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Does the Tech Industry outside Academia know which Journals are predatory and which aren't?

The question is pretty simple: Are HR/interviewers/recruiters outside of academia who parses through your CV/resume, aware of which journals are predatory (say, from Beall's List) and which are not (...
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How can I find articles in my university library via exaly?

exaly.com allows searching in 63 million articles linked to university libraries. The official instruction says If you want to redirect the articles found to your institutions library instead of the ...
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Effects of having a few publications in predatory journals in the beginning of my research journey?

The question might feel a little common out here, but allow me to explain more. I am a Junior Year CS Student and in my early days of getting involved in publishing conference papers, research ...
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Why would a PhD adviser ask to be removed from the "Acknowledgments" of a paper? [closed]

I have two papers. In the acknowledgment of the first one I thanked my adviser for his mentorship and there was no problem. When I finished my second paper and I sent it to him to review, he replied ...
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Can I ask to add a new result to a paper that has been accepted but not published yet?

My paper got accepted for publication last week, and I have not received the galley proof yet. I recently learned that one of my results implies another interesting result, and I want to mention that ...
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World-famous Eastern European (and non-Western) academics not educated in the West who published one or more well-read text in English after year 2000 [closed]

For a study, I want to analyse the writing style of (contemporary) world-famous academics who were not educated in the West, yet I can find few examples. My focus is on Eastern Europe, but I will be ...
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Deciding factors for publishing in a good journal

While going through the literature survey for my project, I found that some papers have been published in reputed journals while some are not. But the study area, data used are very much similar in ...
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Related to current status and status date

I had submitted a paper to Elsevier journal on 2/8/2021. While I am continuously following the paper, it has come to my notice that the status Date is 8/8/2021 and current status is required reviews ...
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Arxiv after acceptance

I had submitted a paper, say X-1, on a reputed Springer (Birkhauser) journal of our field. After two major revisions I received an Ad hoc email from the editor which says that the paper is accepted, ...
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When under pressure from the industry, how can I protect myself/coauthors?

Our group (western Europe/Switzerland) has submitted a review on a device that generates a lot of money (i.e. multibillion $ industry). Our results speak mildly against the use of said device, ...
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Authorship for helping collect data for 1 or 2 figures

What is the threshold that must be crossed to go from contributor to author? I am freelancing a bit, helping out another group with their experimental design and data processing. While I do not ...
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Reply of journal manager and actions of handling editor doesn't match [closed]

I have submitted my manuscript (computer science field) to an Elsevier-published journal. It has been "with editor" for a month (after getting the manuscript number). Two weeks after ...
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Is doctoral fellowship to be considered as funding source for a journal article?

As title suggests. First year Doctoral fellow with a scholarship. The article has no bearing on my Doctoral thesis. It is a side project. My synopsis hasn't even been finalized yet. So should I have ...
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Publish Abstract of Research paper in Researchgate before appearing in IEEE Xplore

I have 3 research papers accepted in 2 different intl. conferences in July'21 and the co-authors presented the papers already in August,21 (conferences are IEEE Sponsored, and going to index/publish ...
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Will publishing papers on multiple subjects produce a negative impression on the board members of an interview?

Suppose a researcher holds PhD and is an aspiring lecturer in a particular subject but he has sound knowledge in other areas of studies. Should he try publish research papers on the unrelated areas? ...
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How do I search for literature containing specific math equations?

When one looks for relevant literature, one turns to platforms such as Google Scholar or Web of Science. I want to search literature (or research articles) that include a specific mathematics equation....
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Manuscript Preparation Format and Rules for Current Science Journal

I am interested in submitting my research work in the Current Science journal. I'm looking for the format of the manuscript. The details are there in the "Instruction to Authors" section of ...
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Importance of colored figures in publications [duplicate]

For recent some recent publications I designed some figures which rely heavily on different colors to distinguish different features of those figures, or to add more relevant data to the figure. To ...
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Is having too many papers under-review something frowned upon by a PhD panel? (PhD CS USA)

Background: CS Undergrad applying to CS PhD Programs in the US. I have multiple posters published along with some mid tier conference papers. Along with these, I have 6 journal papers under review. ...
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As an independent researcher with a PhD, Can one publish papers on both humanities and science in reputed journals? Will it be bad or good? [closed]

As an Indian scholar with a PhD in literature, will it be viewed negatively for an independent researcher to publish some collaborative papers in science and engineering domains? Even though I'm ...
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Is it allowed to upload an arxiv document to another open repository?

I have a prepint paper uploaded with open access on arxiv.org. My university also has an open access repository and we are encouraged to upload our prepints also there. Now my question is whether it ...
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What to do when a reviewer questions the writing style of your scientific research paper?

This year, I submitted a research paper (case study) of a technology implementation to a peer reviewed journal. I waited approx. 2 months and the decision of the reviewer was to decline, because she ...
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Whom should I identify as the original contributor?

The paper [1] of Seidel in 1976 is commonly cited when peoples mention two-graphs, but Taylor wrote down the concept of regular two-graph, which is stronger than two-graph in his PhD thesis [2] in ...
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general outline of the mail for querying with editor/journal manager about the status update of our manuscript [duplicate]

I have submitted my manuscript(computer science field) to a elsvier published journal. Its "with editor" from a month(after getting manuscript number). Two weeks into submission i had mailed ...
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How to list affiliation if work was done independently but between institutions?

I'm in a bit of a specific situation and wanted to hear everyone's thoughts. I worked on a personal project in my undergraduate with no collaborators. This was just a one-off thing I decided to try ...
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How can I contact a professor after few months?

I have written Professor X (Australia) for a Ph.D. position with my CV (in June) and he asked for 3 reference names in return. I sent it. As I did not write him seeing any advertisement so I waited. ...
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How many papers will be expected to be published as a postdoc?

I have recently applied for a postdoc call with financial support from goverenment not from a mentor for a specific project. In the application from there was a table to write about number of ...
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When publishing a paper submitted and presented in a conference as a book chapter, should I cite the conference submission/presentation?

I submitted a paper to a conference and presented the paper there, but I didn't publish the paper in the conference proceedings. Later on the conference notified me that the paper was selected to be ...
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Do lower tier papers reduce the value of a PhD Applicant? (CS PhD USA FALL 2022)

I have a 5 page paper "technically published" (No online doi, just a certificate and a best paper award) at a conference which was organised by my university. The paper is broadly focused on ...
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Should I include a supervisor as a co-author of an R package?

I am a postdoc in finance and I have just developed an R package on my own as part of a research paper with three co-authors. At the moment, we have a methodological paper in review and I would like ...
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How to mention a paper with multiple authors on the CV?

I am part of a paper with multiple authors (16). My name is unfortunately the last one. How do I mention this one my CV?
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Did anyone produce updates on existing published papers later on?

Did anyone produce updates on existing published papers later on? Or is it always that when it's submitted, then "that's the way it is"?
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Can a paper be submitted to a journal if I submit it to a conference?

I’m interested in submitting a paper for a Student Paper Award at a conference. I’m wondering whether I can submit the same paper to a peer reviewed journal after the conference ends. Does the answer ...
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At which stage do you pay the article processing fee for Elsevier journals?

I recently had a paper accepted at an Elsevier journal, and am currently waiting for the typesetting process to start. Since it's open access there is a charge for publishing, yet I haven't seen where ...
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Requirement on referees for a peer-reivew

I'd like to know if there are any requirements for referees to review a paper in a peer-review journal. For example, for an editor in another journal, is it OK to be a referee for the paper? I think ...
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Effects of various types of publications on PhD applications

I am curious as to how different kinds of (undergrad, conference) publications affect a PhD application. The field is computer science, but perspectives from others is welcome. Some examples for ...
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What's better: paper rejected from a strong conference or a paper accepted into a weak conference?

What would be better for a PhD admission? I'd suspect having a weak conference paper would certainly be the better option, but my supervisor was very adamant about not sending it to a weak conference, ...
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A standard form for declaration of authorship shares inside an author collective

I need a formal agreement from co-authors of our publication describing their individual authorship contribution. In other words, I need a form (signed by all authors) that state the contribution in ...
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Will journals publish research that is already published in a PhD thesis?

At many European universities (I don't know how it is in other countries), you still have to write a proper PhD thesis, while others allow for writing a summary and attach three published articles. ...
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How bad is a 2 year publication gap in your CV for an early career researcher?

I am currently at the end of my second year as a postdoc in the life sciences field, with my contract lasting a total of three years. I did my masters and PhD at other institutions and then started at ...