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Questions tagged [review-articles]

"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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How can writing a Review Paper possibly help in the CV of a undergraduate student?

I'm a student of computer science amd I've written a reseaech review article on Fibonacci Sequence which will be published next month in a math journal. All I wanted to know is how will it help in my ...
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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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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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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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Can someone requests further modification after the revised deadline in an IEEE conference?

If one has an accepted paper in the conference and he already submitted the revised version. Suppose that the deadline for submitting the revised papers has been finished last week for example. Is it ...
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How to fill a review form

I am preparing to send a review report for the International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, I wrote all the comments about the paper in Word Document when I log in to my account to ...
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Should systematic reviews be submitted to journals as original or review articles?

In the Information for Authors of several (health) related journals, manuscript types may include original research and review articles, among others. I thought systematic reviews (whether ...
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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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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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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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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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Erratum for scientific articles

I suspect that I have found a mistake in a scientific article (within the field of mathematics). Before bothering my colleagues with questions regarding the legitimacy of the content, I would like to ...
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Identifying assumptions in a research article

Sorry if this is a very basic question but I have to clear my head. When reading a research article, how can I identify the assumptions it makes? Can I "assume" any non referred part/sentence to be ...
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Is there a template for academic paper changes report?

After updating the academic paper as per reviewers comments, one needs to submit the updated paper in parallel to a report of what did he change or why didn't he change. Is there any template for such ...
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How can I replicate a search strategy described in a publication?

I found a Cochrane Review from 2012. I would like to perform a new search with the same search strategy to see if there are an updates in this topic. The search strategy is given at the bottom of this ...
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How to deal with self-plagiarism or re-publishing of previous work in literature review paper?

I am writing a systematic literature review and the problem is that in my subject there are multiple cases of previous work re-publishing or self-plagiarism: the same authors write multiple (2-3) ...
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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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public opinion about published articles

As a young scientist I find it increasingly difficult to filter out the good vs not-so-good research publications. Especially given the number of publications that get published every day. Reports on ...
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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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Is it possible to do a literature review in the IMRaD format?

The IMRaD format (Introduction, Method, Results and Discussion) seems to be the gold standard in publishable scholarly articles in certain fields. I am wondering if I could get my literature review ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Valuation of existing Systematic Literature reviews before starting a new one

I will start a systematic literature review of my research topic. Before embarking on this venture, I searched for already existing systematic reviews, mapping or survey papers but I have not found ...
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Quoting or paraphrasing in a review article

While writing a review article as an undergraduate student, can I directly copy some information from another article or book? Or should I summarize it in my own words to illustrate a topic?
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Economic Reviews/Journals for High School students [closed]

I am a 10th grader and I am looking for a journal/review to publish my paper in the subject of macroeconomics. Is anyone aware of any journal/review that would allow me as a highschooler to publish ...
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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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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 to perform a review of citing articles

I am interested in the development of field X following the publication of an influential paper in 2003. The paper in question proposed a simple model that has since then been extended and cited ~500 ...
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What is a systematic review? [duplicate]

Let us say that you are working on a review in order to investigate some research question and you decided to cover all literature written at specific period. However, for some reasons, you cannot ...
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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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how can i make peer review before publication? [closed]

How can i get peer review of my research before submission to Journal of Dental Research Osseous Reaction to Three Different Capping Materials : Experimental Study
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Can I do research in Nanomedicine provided I am a sophomore in chemical Engineering? [closed]

I want to write a Review Paper on Polymer-Based Nanomedicine, but I’am bit confused weather I should proceed, because much of the terminology used is related to Biology not Engineering.
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What does a systematic review entail? In what way is it “tedious”?

I spoke with a research professor who informed me that I may be able to work with him on a systematic review. However, he warned that it can be very tedious and frustrating so I should think about it. ...
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As a novice scientific writer, how can I publish a scientific review?

I like to write and investigate in science; but it is not enough; Precisely I want to write a scientific review, as a beginner I don’t know how to publish it; I don’t have a support, is it possible ...
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How long should I wait for Prospero registration?

I am currently in process of conducting two systematic review and meta-analysis. I have filled in the registration of my reviews in Prospero, yet I have not received any response from the Prospero. I ...
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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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