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Calculate GDP,GNP,NNP using both expenditure and income methods (b) determine national income (c) derive p.I, D.I and pcs [on hold]

Consider the following data to answer the above questions: personal consumption expenditure: 245. Transfer payment: 12. Rent. 12. Depreciation 27. Social security contributions 20. ...
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What can I do with a research project that my university has intellectual property rights over?

So, I'm working on a final year project that I intend to publish as a research paper on computer science, but the university says that it will hold IPR over all final year projects. Can I publish the ...
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Phd difficulties

I am at the end of the fifth year of research. My thesis was written last year but my supervisor refused to take in any submissions stating that he is very busy. I followed up from time to time for ...
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In the FTIR, why the C=o stretching is red shifted to 1765 cm-1? [on hold]

In my manuscript some reviewer asked me that question, kindly someone explain for me. In the FTIR, why the C=o stretching is red shifted to 1765 cm-1? In my article i have written that the weak ...
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How to reuse/cite your paper in your thesis when both have same topic

I’m writing my thesis and I submitted a paper on the same topic to a conference, where it got accepted. However, the contents such as methods, results, and conclusion are identical in text, i.e. I ...
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Is it possible to automatically obtain abstracts and citations from a list of references?

I have a list of about 150 references stored in my reference manager. They are from my dissertation. My end goal is to do a bibliometric analysis of these papers to visualize their network of ...
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What does the request to “benchmark your manuscript against recent articles” mean?

My manuscript was favourably received, with a recommendation to publish after a minor revision. However, after submitting the revised version, the Associate Editor (or Editor-in-Chief) responded: ...
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Ethics of trying to trick/sabotage students into failure [on hold]

Once in a while, I will hear stories (usually of the "friend of a friend" type) about some bold instructor who took some specific action in order to entrap or trick their students into poor academic (...
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Do I have any obligations to my PhD supervisor's requests after I have graduated?

I graduated with a biology PhD last year. My supervisor named X was pretty hands-off (which was great) and most of my project, from conceptualization to data analysis, was done by me generally without ...
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Should I finish my current not so good PhD research or start a new PhD in a much better university with a much better PhD adviser?

I'm in the third year of my PhD in the US. I defended my PhD proposal successfully at November 2018. My research is related to computational science but the problem is that I did not and I don't have ...
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Turning a conference proceedings into a book chapter. Is it self plagiarism?

I've recently sent some of my research to a local conference entitled "XIX Simpósio Brasileiro de Sensoriamento Remoto". After the conference, I started getting contacted by some publishers asking me ...
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How to politely ask supervisors for a 1-2 month contract for finishing some work?

I've been doing my PhD in a research centre for four years with a contract, and abroad from my hometown. My contract finished 3 months ago and I recently defended my thesis (consider the economical ...
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How to convey your full length paper in conference through slides?

I am a PhD student works in computer algebra(Theoretical computer science). I have published one research paper recently, I am currently making slides for the paper. It is my first time and believe me ...
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In-house code used in paper methods section but not shared

I am muddling my way through my program an stumbled upon a technique I would really want to employ in my research. The technique is well outside the realm of my PI's expertise and my PI would not run ...
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How to include reference when mentioning author? [on hold]

How to cite the publication when the author is directly mentioned in the sentence - something like this: "In their report Rubin et al. derived that .... (Rubin et al., 2008)" or "In their report ...
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Completed Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical need advise to take Master in Chemical Engineering [on hold]

This is behalf of my sister posting here. she has completed her Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical and ready for Masters in Chemical. My question is whether any other available category under ...
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CV education ordering

Chronological order education What would be the most logical way to order this in my resume? Currently I'm using: Master (From next year onwards) Bsc 1 Bsc 2 Exchange pre-uni But this way the dates ...
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Is there a place in academia for researchers who write only white papers?

While being a Ph.D. candidate (software engineering), I've observed a strange tendency in academia: many mediocre researchers are writing lots of white papers with no evaluation at all. I was also ...
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How can I find a good Online Master's program that teaches AI and Machine Learning? [on hold]

I'm a self-taught programmer, I have a bachelor's degree in a field unrelated to tech, and my dream is to live in the US and work in AI and Machine Learning. I'm trying to find an online Master's ...
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How to calculate overlap with a previous publication

I have a paper that was a published in a conference proceedings. This paper was extended and turned into a journal paper. However, some things like figures from the motivation section or the ...
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Withdrawing paper and submitting to another journal [duplicate]

I decide to withdraw a paper in a journal (biology) which is already almost 3 months in "With Editor" status. The reason for the delay is because of the journal's lack of preprint policy (my paper was ...
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How to choose a journal to publish research? [on hold]

I have done a research in Textile Process Technology field and wish to publish my finding. I have done a product development based research in flat bed knitting and is in the process of applying for a ...
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Dates on degrees don’t make sense – will people care?

I got my bachelor’s and master’s from different universities in different countries: I enrolled for my master’s overseas when I hadn’t officially graduated undergrad yet, despite having done the ...
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Using open source code in solving course exercises

Is it normal in computer science courses that one can't use open source code to solve exercises on courses even if the licenses of the code allows to use the code? I was confused as I used some code, ...
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Approaching supervisor for master's thesis when I have ideas but nothing concrete?

So I have to write my master's thesis, and I need to contact a potential supervisor. The field is statistics. I am slightly confused by how these things work: on one hand, you often hear that you ...
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Should I apply for a position that I am interested but not competitive enough?

I am interested to an assistant professor (AP) position. The topic is very suitable for me but I think I am not competitive enough (not enough paper etc). Also, I am willing to take a lower grade ...
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How to communicate college's financial problems to faculty candidates?

I'm a faculty member at a small liberal arts college with significant financial problems, which make the long-term viability of the college questionable. In addition to faculty pushed out, junior and ...
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Publication Approval Letter

I will publish a conference paper and as I'm a PhD student the committee asked "If the corresponding author is a PhD/MSc student, he/she also should send a Publication Approval Letter from his/her ...
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Selecting proper journals

Say that you are a young faculty member of engineering in a top 20 school (US) with a great publication record (no. of publications is similar to a seasoned associate professor) and great knowledge on ...
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How can I up my confidence level in my technical skills?

Let me paint a picture of my background in brief. I did my undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering. I was a good student (almost all A's) till my high school. However, I struggled a lot in my ...
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Is it unnecessary to write “Please refer to xx paper for detail” after talking about framework presented in this paper?

I wrote a paragraph about a framework from a paper xx. Is it still necessary to mention "Please refer to xx paper for detail" at the end of this paragraph? It is a thesis.
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Grad school fee waivers for Fulbright scholars [on hold]

I'm looking for assistance in cataloging all grad schools that offer a fee waiver to Fulbright scholars. Thus far, I have: University of Chicago Physical Sciences Graduate School, source: https://...
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Is “Actes de JADT” same as JADT conference? Where to download Actes de JADT publications?

A paper is cited in another paper as: An Arabic morphological analyzer and part-of-speech tagger M Altabba, A Al-Zaraee, MA Shukairy Actes de JADT, 50, 2010 You can check the reference ...
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What pronoun should theses use? [duplicate]

It is generally courtesy to use the plural 'we' or 'our' in papers, even when the primary author was the only contributor. While using personal pronouns in academic papers is typically a very bad idea,...
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what are things you will focus on as you prepare lesson for adult learners [on hold]

Instructions 1. This assignment must be typed using Times New Roman, Font size 12, Line spacing 1.5. The maximum number of pages is FOUR pages. 2. Marks will be awarded for logical flow of ideas, ...
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As an independent/non-affiliated researcher, what would I replace a logo with on a business card?

I'm currently not affiliated with any academic institution; but - I still get around, interact and need some business cards. The thing is, without any institutional information, a card tends to look ...
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How to present a degree that was earned abroad on a business card?

I live in Australia and hold a M.A. degree from the University of Hamburg. That degree doesn't exist in Australia, so I can't get it acknowledged through the accrediting bodies. What is the ...
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fund phd 2019-2020 [on hold]

I am looking for a Ph.D. position in Health Economics or statistics as full fund Ph.D. would you help me in finding it, please Please, anyone, who knows a Ph.D. position in everywhere as a scholarship ...
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Is declining an undergraduate award which causes me discomfort appropriate?

I have been offered an award to be presented to me at my graduation this summer at a UK university. The award is not for academic achievement per se. It's for gaining my science degree despite having ...
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B.A psychology student in Iran, wish to study Social Psychology after graduating. what are the best options? [on hold]

I'm from Iran & It's my absolute career goal to obtain both my Ph.D. and Masters in Social Psychology. I'm currently studying My bachelor in psychology in Iran ( I will be graduating next year) &...
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Why is the UK such a brain magnet? [on hold]

It's not hard to find sources that say that the UK punches (punched?) above its weight in the research, and there're lots of people who want to go to the UK for work or study. We can see this in ...
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What is BCS(Charted Institute for IT)? [on hold]

Is it worth to gain BCS graduate diploma to start career in Software Engineering field in UK? I am non IT mathamatics degree holder from sri lanka and going migrate to UK.
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Does a minor obtained in a graduate school matter?

Some universities require that each graduate student have a minor. I wonder whether it is helpful in the long run? For example, if one has PhD in mathematics with a minor in philosophy, would it be ...
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Is it necessary to have a background in philosophy in order to get a position in logic in philosophy departments?

What the title asks. Apparently there are some professors in departments of philosophy working on logic or semantics (e.g. William Starr or Nino Cocchiarella [retired]). Does one need to know the "...
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Can one acquire “tenure” through teaching or being something like a Research Associate at a university lab?

This question is specific to the United States. Can one acquire something like "tenure" if either (1) their primary / only responsibility is teaching undergraduate courses and / or (2) they work ...
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Double major vs single major and multiple minors [on hold]

I am currently enrolled at the engineering school of a large university (as a freshman). I am set on majoring in Computer Science, and have been taking courses towards the requirements of that major. ...
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Publishing someone's argument

What if this happens: Say I contacted a researcher R in my field about particular question I had. They answered the question in a private email to me. Their sketch of the argument was about 5 ...
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How to change career as a software engineer in UK at 30 s' age? I am BSc graduate(Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) [on hold]

I have no any software developing experience. But I love to enter the field. Currently working as production planner in manufacturing and going to migrate UK.
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Value of published (non-english) books for applying in a PhD program

I have published a scientific book (i.e. a text book) alongside with my supervisor (he is an associate professor, by the way). Since the book is not in English and consequently does not target ...
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After having submitted my first draft, my PhD seems daunting and overbearing. How shall I regain motivation and interest?

I have been working on my PhD for about two years now, it is a six year part-time program. I have a very good relationship with all my supervisors and they are very supportive. I am fortunate to be ...

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