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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

You should have been acknowledged. it happens that you may think what you contributed was crucial, but the authors think differently. In this case it can be a problem, or an opportunity. Reaching out ...
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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

It's hard to account for academic norms. Your expectations don't seem to have been met, they're not unreasonable, but there is more grey in the scenario than is perhaps obvious. Some in this thread ...
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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

Ideas are cheap, seeing them through is what counts. Lesson to learn? Next time you initiate/agree to a preliminary collaboration that you think has value, then see it through to a conclusion or let ...
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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

Whether you should have been invited to be a co-author, acknowledged, or whether they were perfectly in the right to move on to do a related but independent follow-up project on their own really ...
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Coauthors rewrote and published "abandoned" project without my knowledge

It, unfortunately, happens all the time. Definitely reach out and defend your work as best you can by sticking up for yourself. But if it doesn't mean a publication later on, then just see it as a ...
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Advice in Navigating Concerns in Pursuing an Interdisciplinary PhD in Computer Science and Neuroscience

I don't know which home country you're referencing, but I have an interdisciplinary PhD and a situation similar to yours. Brief Summary of My Background My undergraduate degree is in computer science, ...
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Co-authors don't answer anymore and we still want them to be authors, what affiliations and emails should I use?

I would go one step further and indicate that since you need their active approval to submit, you can indicate that "if we don't hear from you by [date] we will proceed to submit the paper ...
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Co-authors don't answer anymore and we still want them to be authors, what affiliations and emails should I use?

I am afraid that you need the confirmation of all coauthors before submission. Submitting the paper with four coauthors and two of them not knowing of the submission is not an option. However, if you ...
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Work publishable at conference

If your new algorithm has all the advantages you claim, it should be publishable. Just cite the other work and say what the advantages of your work are. Obviously nobody here can ultimately assess the ...
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