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"Survey" or "review" articles are academic publications that organize and summarize the current state of research on a given topic in a novel way that integrates and adds understanding to work in the field. For questions related to the peer-review process, use the 'peer-review' tag instead.

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Writing Systematic Literature Review on the same topic

I was planning to write and also started writing a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) on a specific topic. Unfortunately, while writing, I found out that an SLR on the exact same topic has been ...
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Finding more recent review articles

How can I find a more recent review article in a topic I am interested in? I have found a review article on biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles published in 2015. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop....
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Differences between review Perspective and conclusion

Sorry if this is a simple question, but I am new to scientific writing. I noticed that some review papers uses a "Perspective" section as the final part of review (with no conclusion section) while ...
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Invited to write a review on a field that neither my Prof nor I are experts in?

As a PhD student nearing the end of their degree my Prof invited me to write a review with him. A decently well known journal had asked us to write a review on a topic that is only tangentially ...
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On writing critical review: is there any threat?

During my research on a specific topic, I found two interesting papers by same authors. So, I decided to implement their proposed idea but it was not possible. At first, I thought that I was wrong but ...
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Writing a series of papers [closed]

I'm writing a series of three papers. Each paper I'm writing contains two parts (part A + part X), where part A is a new technology and part X is the field of applying it. Part A is common in all the ...
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Presenting a survey/review paper at a conference

I have noticed that senior members of the community often present survey-like work at conferences, especially if they are giving a plenary lecture or have an extended time slot in a mini-symposium. I ...
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Is there a way to search specifically for literature reviews which have been written by others on a certain topic? [duplicate]

Is there a way to search specifically for literature reviews which have been written by others on a certain topic? I’d like the search to either return literature reviews on their own or contained ...
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Can I cite almost total literature survey from a textbook unit?

Suppose I'm writing a research paper on topic T. Additionally, suppose there is a textbook or research paper on topic T that covers all the progress of the topic from its initial time to 2018 ...
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Is it convenient to ask the journal's editor for two additional days to complete a review?

I am assigned as a reviewer of an article for IEEE TNNLS (computer science), but unfortunately, I would be super busy during the week of the deadline. In fact, I need to submit a paper and also two ...
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I am not sure whether this is a serious typos in a published article

Just now i found few short form typos in my published articles few years ago.The mistakes is almost like this: If I declare my first sentences Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) is one of the most important ...
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Using the word propose in the abstract [closed]

I wrote a paper. In the last sentence of its abstract, I wrote: Finally, we propose.... Now, one of the reviewer's said that "Last sentence of abstract: « we propose » without saying for what use ...
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How to resolve: Reviewer #1 says remove section X vs. Reviewer #2 says expand section X

I am experiencing conflicting reviews with my manuscript that recently received its reviews. The reviewer #1 wants me to delete the analysis X for the clarity and focus of my MS, while reviewer #2 ...
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How is the Journal for an Annual Review Chosen

The review in question that got me thinking about this is the The Review of Particle Physics by the Particle Data Group. It's a biannual review of all particle physics results and is meant to be the ...
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Instead of an old work, can I cite a new work that shares an author and cites it?

In my research field (operations research), several works have been published in the last couple of years by different authors that cover most of the recent developments in the field. I’m writing a ...
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What is the meaning of “review is overdue”?

I have a status for my paper " a review is overdue" after 20 days of reviewing my paper, however it is mentioned in the web site that review takes 1 month. What does this means?
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Research vs Review paper [closed]

Objectively, is it more difficult to get published a research or a review paper? Thanks
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Rebuttal in a journal

Recently our paper was rejected in an journal. Now, after two resubmissions a Reviewer was not satisfied and the editor sent it to an independent reviewer, who was satisfied with our previous ...
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Is BDAS a good conference? [closed]

I find a conference BDAS (bdas.polsl.pl/default.asp). Noticeably, almost all the papers published in the previous conference proceedings are from the host country . Can anyone give some comment on its ...
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Should a graduate student accept random offer to be a reviewer for IEEE Transactions paper?

I have been asked by a well-established professor to review a regular paper submitted to IEEE Transactions, however, I am concerned as in the email, he titled me "Dr. Monkia" although I am still being ...
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Writing a reviewed article in resume/ Statement of purpose [duplicate]

I am applying to several places for Masters in pure mathematics in the month of December. I submitted a paper in a math journal and received its review. The reviewer mentions and I quote "I recommend ...
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Representing independent rediscoveries of a result in a survey paper

How to deal with multiple rediscoveries of the same result in a survey paper? The authors are seemingly unaware of each other. The first discovery is more than a decade old, yet people keep ...
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When writing about something done in another paper, should I write referring to the study itself or to the author?

Should I write: Click et al. (2018) through a linear regression analysis for the period 2000 - 3000 , carried out an analysis of the relationship between x and y. In the presence of structural breaks,...
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How can I prove that I did a review for a journal?

About two years ago, I did a review for a journal (Engineering Failure Analysis, which is published by Elsevier). At that time my affiliation was different from today and I used my institutional email ...
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ADM: Not Assigned Under Review [duplicate]

I recently submitted a paper to the international journal of adaptive control and signal processing Wiley. The statute of the paper is: STATUTE: ADM: Not Assigned Under Review Can someone tell me ...
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Suggesting my own paper when serving as a peer reviewer

I am reviewing a survey paper in a good journal, where the paper missed important papers in the field including my previously published articles. I plan to suggest a rejection due to this serious lack,...
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On value of survey papers

It's known that high quality survey papers will direct the community attention towards the author(s). Knowing that, I faced with an important questions on writing such articles. Can such papers be ...
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Thematic synthesis in a systematic review paper [closed]

I have been currently conducting a systematic review. I used the classification framework approach, and I organized the articles in my field into three main categories (e.g. A, B, C). However, I am ...
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What is the page limit for an open access review paper in IEEE or Elsevier?

I am writing a review paper in the field of engineering. At the moment the paper is 20 pages and I am afraid that this goes up to 80 pages when it is finished. I was thinking about making it open ...
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Can I publish a survey-paper on a broader subject of a technology instead of narrow approach?

Can I write a survey on a 'Broader' subject of a technology, discussing how literature has discussed the technology, instead of a particular aspect? For example in 'cellular communication for ...
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Is there any limit to the amount of data that can be taken from a research paper for writing a review paper?

I am writing a detailed literature review of some twenty papers available on a newer topic of interest, which form the core of the topic. I am extensively using data from all of those twenty papers. ...
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Does systematic search makes someone a true author for a systematic review?

I have written a systematic review which all words are extremely mine. Another colleague gave me the idea of writing this review and just carried out the systematic search, but did not participate in ...
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Whom to cite when describing an argument in another paper that builds upon yet another paper?

There is a research Paper Y which presents some experimental result. The author has cited Paper X to justify and explain the reason of that result. I am writing a review paper and included the result ...
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Are there any implications about review paper acceptance if the proposal has been accepted?

So I recently submitted a proposal to a prestigious review journal. To my excitement, the proposal was accepted, and the journal has invited us to write a full review. Now the official policy of the ...
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Using the author's reasoning of experimental observations in literature review

I am writing a review paper and I came across many research articles in which the author tries to explain the cause of the experimental observation, where the observation was the aim and main output ...
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Expected size of search results for a meta-analysis?

I'd like to perform a meta-analysis on the efficacy of web-based counsellor interventions across different modalities (text counselling, video counselling, etc.) To do so I created the following ...
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Postdoctoral grants for writing review papers

I am a PhD student in Bioinformatics at a big university in Canada working in the area of molecular biology and computational models. Due to the nature of medical research, we often approach very tiny ...
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Should patents be included in review articles?

If so, then how should one reproduce the patented drawings in the review articles without any copyright (IPR) violation ??
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What is the minimum number of research articles that must be cited to write a review article?

I have extensively researched about a new area as part of my Doctoral research and want to write and publish a review article in some Science Citation Indexed (SCI) journal. But the problem is that ...
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Review article in an area already published few years ago [duplicate]

I want to write a review article in a particular narrow area of interest as part of my Doctoral research. But there is already a review article on that area published 2 years ago. So can I write a ...
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How valuable/impressive is a review article written by an undergraduate?

I am the Graduate Coordinator of my department at my state research university. I am currently evaluating several PhD applications for a prestigious internal fellowship. The catch is that, while I ...
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IEEE: A survey or review paper? [closed]

I am looking some papers published in IEEE which start with titles: A Survey of IOT Cloud Computing - A Survey Are these also known as review papers? In other words, are they based on literature ...
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Classification framework in conceptual paper

I would like to ask you for a piece of advice concerning the justification of the classification framework in a systematic review article. I am writing an article in a retailing context and I want to ...
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Can I write a systematic review by myself?

I am a nascent academic in a medical field. I want to start publishing early, even before my master's. I see people like me do a lot of systematic reviews, though they collaborate with one or two ...
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How common is it for people who work in industry to be a reviewer for a journal?

How common is it for people who work in industry to be a reviewer for a journal? I know that most reviewers are academics, but it seems like some people may enjoy reviewing as a hobby if they are ...
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Refuted papers: do they belong in a literature review?

I'm writing a detailed review article (for submission for publication) that aims to survey the various proposed explanations for a particular biological phenomenon. I'm aware of one explanation (that ...
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How can I efficiently update a literature review (that got outdated due to being rejected three times)?

Two years ago a colleague and I conducted a full-text analysis-based systematic literature review regarding a specific topic in information systems. We’ve done it in the time span of three months. ...
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How do I go about writing a review?

I'm an agronomy major who's performing additional academic work as way of increasing my chances of getting into grad school. This semester I'm going to be writing a literature review regarding plant ...
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Can I publish a review article if I only have a Master degree? [duplicate]

I read many articles about specific area and I feel like I can write a review article. So, is that ok if I only have a Master degree? can some journals accept that? (I will be the sole author)
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Algorithms and review papers

Suppose a review of algorithms used to solve a particular problem is to be written. Is it considered plagiarism or malpractice if the algorithms to be reviewed are copied verbatim? Do the algorithms ...