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IEEE conference chair asked to take down the arXiv version of the paper within 24 hours

I think that what you're seeing here is a conference chair who doesn't understand what arXiv is and is blindly applying the self-plagiarism policy. The IEEE's current official FAQ on author rights has ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

Allow me to hypothesize a different tack from most of the other answers: Simply don't engage in this issue at all. As my mentor said once, "You constantly get institutional demands for some action, in ...
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Why is it forbidden by the IEEE to post 'author-submitted' papers on ArXiv?

what is the logic between allowing preprints, but not author-submitted papers? There is no logic behind this. It is part of the culture of publishers who want to restrict access as much as possible, ...
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Is the conference "ICCTCEEC" a scam?

The website has a button that says "IEEE proof", whatever that is supposed to mean, which seems like the equivalent of a folder on your computer named "definitely not porn". Understand: they're trying ...
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Can I still publish a paper in an IEEE transaction journal after uploading it to the arXiv?

Yes you can. If/when they accept the paper you need to perform the actions as described in: From https://www.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-org/ieee/web/org/pubs/author_version_faq.pdf Can an author post ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

This is extremely unethical. Do you have any proof of what he asked for ? If he can't check for who you did vote, there is no problem for you (but the moral problem is still here), you might just say ...
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Reviewer left no comments. What should I do?

You should definitely contact the editor. The reviewer may have forgotten to attach his/her comments. If it is not a mistake, then in your response, just say 'No comments to address'. If it's a ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

It would be even more powerful to inform the IEEE (if the OP can muster the proof that this coercion is going on). But, unfair as it is, it will probably damage the OP's career irreparably. Utterly ...
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How can I report an author for using an unethical way of increasing citation in his work?

If the professor is an IEEE member (I assume that the conference was an IEEE conference), then they signed an ethics statement and is subject to IEEE censure. IEEE has a way to denounce someone that ...
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A large part of my master's thesis (~25%) is essentially a summary of one book. How to cite correctly and in a tastefull manner?

Overriding answer: ask your advisor. In expository work like this, what I've usually seen done is that you start the section with a note saying something like "The material in this section is ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

After forwarding a link to this posting to the IEEE Elections Committee, I received the reply below: Thank you for the reference. We had concerns of this sort presented to us in the past and we ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

First I would suggest against complaining too loudly against your adviser in public. When bad things happen they flow downhill and you don't want to be a target. Second, don't "tell the university" ...
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Does being a member of IEEE make it easier to publish in the transactions?

Simple answer: no. I'm not an IEEE member and none of my coauthors are, but we regularly publish in the IEEE transactions.
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Which google scholar citation format is IEEE standard?

None of the "standard" citations that they provide is IEEE format. Instead, you should use one of the links at the bottom to take the format for your preferred citation manager, such as BibTeX, ...
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Can I still publish a paper in an IEEE transaction journal after uploading it to the arXiv?

Check with the journal you are trying to publish in. Different journals might have different views on things and there is no general answer that is true for all of them. Try looking up the regulations ...
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Paper is lying in findings

In my experience, when there is a situation like this, in which a low level student thinks they have found a fatal flaw in the analysis of a peer-reviewed technical paper, 95+% of the time the student ...
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IEEE conference chair asked to take down the arXiv version of the paper within 24 hours

That specific conference might have a stricter policy than that of IEEE (I don't know to what extent IEEE sponsorship implies adherence to certain policies). I'd thus do the following, in order: ...
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Is the conference "ICCTCEEC" a scam?

Registration of the conference with IEEE (i.e., 2017 International Conference on Current Trends in Computer, Electrical, Electronics and Communication (CTCEEC)) is a good sign that it is not an ...
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Paper is lying in findings

"Lying" is a very, very strong accusation. Maybe there are some details that you missed? Maybe the description just isn't complete? There are many possibilities here, and you cannot ...
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Rejected Paper by the Associate Editor

Based on your description I suspect an appeal will not work. That's because you are not disputing the reasons that went into their decision, you are only disputing the decision. But they have already ...
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“Reject & resubmit” when all reviewers accepted manuscript

Depending on the editorial system, it could very well be that reject & resubmit comprises all cases where the paper was neither accepted as it is nor finally rejected. So, in your case, it could ...
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On the possibility and legality of bulk downloading papers from IEEE Xplore

No, it's not allowed. IEEE Xplore terms of use (emphasis mine): Authorized users are not permitted to: Allow anyone other than an authorized user to use or access IEEE Xplore; Display or otherwise ...
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What should I do if my advisor is forcing me to vote on a specific candidate in IEEE elections?

Walk, don't run, away. What your advisor is doing is obviously ridiculously unethical, especially considering how inconsequential the election is. Unfortunately, I would caution you against switching ...
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Is it acceptable to compare your experimental results with the claimed results from another paper?

In theory, if a result is published you can use it as is. In practice, it is better to replicate it yourself. That way you can really make certain you are comparing like with like. Research often ...
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Paper status with Associate editor after Under review

The editor has received the reviews and s/he is in the process of judging them (sometimes maybe s/he will decide on a new review, but not likely) and communicating the decision to you. Sometimes this ...
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Paper status with Associate editor after Under review

This status "With Associate Editor" means that the associate editor who is in charge of your manuscript has received the minimum number of reviews (usually 2) for your paper. This does not mean that ...
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What is a magazine paper and how it is different from a journal paper

IEEE magazine articles are aimed at a more general audience than conference or journal papers, which are usually aimed at a small group of specialists in a narrow subfield. They can be a way to ...
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Are proceedings of this conference really published by IEEE CS CPS?

The IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Service is a service available to conference organizers to help them publish conference proceedings, nothing more. The services they offer to conference ...
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Which license should be chosen in arXiv for a paper to be published in IEEE TPDS?

I am no lawyer and I have not read the complete legalese, but as far as I see, the first option (non-exclusive and irrevocable license to distribute the article) is the only possible valid one, as it ...
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What to do if I found out the preprint paper missed a citation of others' work?

Contact the journal as soon as possible with the correction, and see whether they can change it before the paper is officially published. When they had real (and not electronic) typesetting, you had ...
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