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Questions tagged [thesis]

Questions related to initiation, preparation, editing and presentation of a research thesis. A Thesis is a long research report including personal research conclusions and outputs. A Thesis must include personal research and the proper citations from other publications in the research topic.

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Field layout Of a Two Factorial with 5 Replications [on hold]

I'm researching about different dilutions to rooting hormones(agriculture) and I'm stuck to what is the proper research method to use(FACTORIAL CRD, FACTORIAL RCBD, ETC.) My research composes 2Factors,...
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How to have confidence in my research?

I'm a PhD student at a reputed institution and in my 4th year now. I'm researching in the domain of information security & privacy. I've got a number of good conference publications (4 ...
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Cyclic trend through generations of excellence, Top researchers -> Their PhD students -> Top researchers ->

I was reading about one of the prominent researcher in my field of study. Out of curiosity I read his PhD theses. It was supervised by yet another prominent scientist. I further went on to see his ...
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How important is the language of the bachelor thesis?

My university requires me to write my Bachelor thesis in my mother language. How detrimental and devastating is it to have your Bachelor thesis in non-English when it comes to applying for PhD ...
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PhD (Dr.) student willing to finish thesis after several years of inactivity

A few days ago one of my former PhD students (in fact Dr. since I'm in Germany) contaced me and asked me, if there is any chance to finish their PhD thesis. The work was done at a different ...
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Is my Ph.D. research topic worthy?

I am a third-year Ph.D. student in the Industrial Engineering department and my supervisor owns a company based on the technology which I initially intended to work on under his supervision. I am ...
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How to write final thesis [bachelor]? [on hold]

I have several questions about final thesis writing. How to find a problem? for example my final thesis topic is Marketing Which and where articles/books I can choose and use for writing? or can I ...
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Is it good to write a Critical report on my own published research work?

After 1.5 years of PhD I found some flaws in my PhD published work. The flaws are minor in nature, and an improved work can not be consider novel enough to be publish again. How can I report those ...
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Revocation of Master's Degree

My question was answered in following link actually, because of that, thank you. (you don't need to look at following link it is for understanding to story)=Revocation of Master Degree But i need to ...
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After 3 years… Should I stay at a PhD position that I think is holding back my thesis?

I was supposed to do my thesis in a research department of a company in the field of computational science (developing new computational methods that they could use to design and engineer ...
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Should the listings be included in the contents page [closed]

I have a thesis template that does not put the List of Figures, List of Tables etc. in the contents page. What is the normal practice and what is the normal order for the front matter? Currently it ...
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Missing Information In Thesis

My question is about my master thesis. In the term of my master career (about 1 year ago), i prepared conference papers and presentations which were not published but presented. And added those papers ...
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Master thesis is reaching a dead-end and supervisor doesn't seem to understand?

I'm halfway (3 months out of 6) through my masters thesis and the problem involves using a few open source software libraries to the analyse data. But essentially the problem is that after the data ...
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Revocation of Master Degree

I didn't give the dimensions of the machine that I designed in my master thesis. My supervisor said that you don't need to give dimensions and said that they are useless for a thesis: you don't make a ...
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How to phrase omissions correctly in a thesis?

This might be a strange question, but I am currently thinking about a good phrase to use if I want to emphasize that the theoretical omissions I am making are not caused by neglect, laziness, or ...
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Secondary Research Questions in a Master Thesis, where to answer?

My question concerns the placement of secondary research questions (SRQ) within a Master Thesis for a Software Engineering program. Currently I describe my primary research question in a chapter on ...
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Wrong information in my thesis

At the beginning im so sorry about what i did. But in literature review of the introduction part of my thesis i realized that i made a mistake :( It is about giving state-of-the-art part of my study ...
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How to write a PhD thesis in three months? [closed]

I am planning to write a thesis in three months. How to be more organised towards writing and get the first draft ready in three months? Has anyone written the first draft of the thesis in three ...
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how to have publication from thesis?

I have studied for two semesters so far, I got a research proposal from my supervisor now and I am reviewing it. It is crucial for me to have at least 2-3 papers based on my thesis. I am thinking of ...
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Inline referencing chapters, sections, subsections, etc [duplicate]

I am currently in the process of writing my Master's thesis using the LaTeX class supplied by my university. This class uses a document structure similar to report: Starting with chapters, then ...
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Is it type of a plagiarism?

I have a question about plagiarism: are these two sentences plagiarised versions of each other? In a cited paper, it says: This paper describes the design for a novel passive mechanical knee-ankle ...
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Citation in thesis

My question is about giving references in my thesis. When I give a literature of my study, I mostly used a type of reference which is given below: In [1], abc et al, studied xxx. it was a bla bla ...
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article produced during PhD studies with other authors [closed]

I am currently following my doctoral studies and, at the same time, I am an undergraduate honours thesis adviser in my field. The honour thesis (in my place of work) corresponds to make a research ...
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Sharing Code In thesis

My question is about sharing code in my thesis. I ran simulations using ready data in my field from a book. After that, I compared the results with those from the book. Do I need to share my code or ...
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What is the probability of rejection for a long-time-review in the revised version of a manuscript?

At the January of the current year, I have submitted a paper to a high-rank math journal. After around 10 weeks review time and 4 weeks editorial time, a decision of reject-and-resubmit was made (1 ...
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Unintentional Plagiarism in my Masters Thesis

About four months ago I graduated from a reputable university and received great feedback from the committee who judged my masters defense as well as my thesis. Prior to my defense, I was asked to ...
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Should I mention in my thesis that a live demonstration motivated me to implement an algorithm instead of others?

I am currently writing my bachelor thesis, in which I compare different algorithms for solving a specific problem to each other. Since there are a lot of available published approaches, I did a ...
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Should I include proofs for known theorems in a doctoral thesis in mathematics?

In general, in a thesis we recall the theorems of other mathematicians before stating our results published in a scientific journal. My question, is it essential to give the proofs of these theorems (...
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professor pushing me to get result when nothing is right! [duplicate]

Background My professor assigned me a project as part of a course. The project is part of another student's thesis and has several flaws. I explained the problems of the project to my professor. ...
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Is verbatim copying a data collection plan with citation considered plagiarism?

Cheers, I am writing a thesis using secondary data and need to report on the sampling methods used to collect the data. Am I allowed to verbatim state what is listed in the study documentation? It is ...
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Should glossary links be used as much as possible?

There are two terms in my thesis that I'm using throughout the entire work. They have been added to the glossary for that reason. However, by the time I got to chapter 4 or so I've stopped writing ...
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Q: What should I do if suitable Professor for my thesis research is completely booked?

I plan to make Master Thesis with the topic around Energy Storage System and PV, unfortunately the suitable Professor in electric power system does not have time to be my advisor. I will use Matlab ...
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Is it possible to finish my PhD at a different institute?

I got into a delicate situation with my supervisor (and the director of the institute -- they are very close friends) and I will not have a chance to get my Ph.D. at the institute, at least not under ...
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My advisor's new student copied parts of my PhD thesis; advisor doesn't care. What to do?

I wrote my PhD thesis a few years back. After I finished, my supervisor found another researcher and continued research with the apparatus I built, but along a different line of study. I met this ...
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Can I resubmit my accepted paper after I withdraw it from the same journal?

I have withdrawn my paper after it was accepted for financial reasons. Can I resubmit it to the same journal ?
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No data for masters thesis [closed]

So I’m having my masters in Italy. My thesis is on a project with an Italian organization sponsored by the World Bank in Burundi, East Africa. I was able to collect the baseline data from my sample. ...
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What are some useful tips that allows PhD students to produce many publications of good quality throughout the duration of the PhD? [closed]

I am starting my PhD in Statistics soon and while I will try not to burn myself out, I still want to publish as much as possible while I am in my PhD program. What are some useful tips that allows ...
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What does 30 credit hours mean in case of dissertation?

I have just got an offer letter from the University of Malaya for MSc in Software Engineering. It is a 42 credit hours course. 12 credits for courses. 30 credits for dissertation. I am confused with ...
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PhD Student, written my first paper. What are my next steps? [closed]

I have written a first paper for my Finance PhD. It is around 70 pages in length (double-spaced), possibly far to long. What are my next steps? How can I start the publication process? Is there ...
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how to stop working for other people's thesis?

Last semester, I took a course with my supervisor and he assigned me a project. This project is part of one of his student's theses. I did the project and passed the course. Later, I was asked to ...
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Mentioning unpublished research paper in Statement of Purpose/Resume

I graduated two years ago with a BE degree. At that time, I did not have any plans for Ph.D./higher education, so I did not put any effort to publish my undergrad research work in any conference. ...
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How to handle supervisor not giving appropriate credit

Someone close to me (let's call her Natalie) recently completed an undergraduate degree in Preschool Education. Her thesis was by research; she did the field study and the majority of the theoretical ...
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Making business out of Ph.D. thesis [closed]

Would advisors and universities generally support Ph.D. students who have an applicable thesis, to make contracts with the public sector in the US? And, will it bring a good share for the student ...
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Why should I write a good undergraduate thesis?

I am nearing the end of a semester-long bachelor thesis in computer science. My supervisor suggested I set aside the last month (around 20 working days) for actually writing the thesis document. As ...
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Can I write my thesis supervisor to complete my thesis?

I had worked in a lab for my master's thesis. But I could not complete a course from the previous semester so I could not register for defense at X University. This university asked me to transfer my ...
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How to deal with an exploitative supervisor toward the end of PhD?

I hate my thesis and I hate my supervisor for he is one of the most manipulative and insensitive human beings I have ever met. He forced me to work on his ideas which I never liked. I could not quit ...
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Is it a good idea to have really busy advisor? [closed]

I would like to have one of my department professors as an advisor mainly because he is an expert on the field that I am interested in and I'd like to work in. The problem is that he is a really ...
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applying for PhD [closed]

In one of the PhD positions I found recently, this is requited: master thesis (or a link to the thesis). my thesis is not in English. should I translate it completely or only the abstract would be ...
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How should a student mention or cite his published article in his honours thesis?

In my current place of work, the undergraduate students who are following a Honours Degree in the field of CS should submit a thesis as a requisite for their graduation. This thesis should be also ...
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Writing a thesis: how to organize the content?

I have to start writing a thesis for my master's degree. The thesis itself is about machine learning. In particular, I developed an environment that simulate a real world robotic system and applied ...