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About the use of the same lemmas in two different papers

This would depend on the length and complexity of the proofs. You would have to cross-reference the lemmata whether you include the proofs or not. Since Math editors are experienced people, they will ...
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When submitting a paper to a journal, what is considered an original figure?

In the context of publishing, editors want original figures because previously used ones are copy-righted. As far as self-plagiarism is concerned: First, this is a concept that covers two different ...
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I have written one mathematical paper which I want to publish, do I need to give professor co-authorship?

For the first, there is no journal that requires to have a Professor as a co-author. However, if you want your paper to be published... this will be extremely difficult. You've asked for guidance, ...
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What to do about a dubious competing publication in the same journal I'm submitting to?

My suggestion would be to prepare your paper for publication ASAP, which you would have done anyway. You raise a very good point about correcting the record, especially when it comes to public health. ...
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When submitting a paper to a journal, what is considered an original figure?

Self-plagiarism is reuse of material without appropriate attribution. It is entirely ethical to reuse a figure from a prior paper as long as you attribute the content of the figure. I have found the ...
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When submitting a paper to a journal, what is considered an original figure?

In the end it is up to the journal whether your work is original enough for their purposes. However, to avoid self-plagiarism concerns all you need to do is to make clear the relation to prior work. ...
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Is it possible to ethically use an undergraduate for publishing my research as a PhD student in the following context?

This question seems to mix up a number of different threads. Much research is collaborative in its nature. A project may involve multiple individuals who each bring different things to the table. ...
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What to do about a dubious competing publication in the same journal I'm submitting to?

My suggestion would be to submit your paper without additional comment. Making comments initially will only slow down the process. If you are asked about your view of the other paper by an editor or ...
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Is it possible to ethically use an undergraduate for publishing my research as a PhD student in the following context?

Let me at least add to the answer of tschwarz. Long term if you want to stay in this field you need to learn the necessary tools to be successful. This would seem to me to include programming. The ...
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Is it possible to ethically use an undergraduate for publishing my research as a PhD student in the following context?

Nuances are important here. Learning programming to implement your idea is probably too time consuming. If the programming is a standard task at the level of a programming assignment in the third or ...
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I have written one mathematical paper which I want to publish, do I need to give professor co-authorship?

I agree with Buffy that going through a paper does not constitute authorship immediately. However, I will defend the other case. You can benefit greatly by including a professor in your paper. For one,...
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Can I use Trebuchet MS font for my manuscript on arvix?

I understand Scientific papers are written in Times New Roman font mostly Regarding this premise, it is probably not correct for arXiv papers. As you may know, arXiv covers a range of topics but ...
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Can I use Trebuchet MS font for my manuscript on arvix?

If you have trouble with a specific product (i.e. arXiv), you should write first to the product maintainers (i.e. Contact section). How are you producing your document? you can submit to arXiv only in ...
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I have written one mathematical paper which I want to publish, do I need to give professor co-authorship?

If you have written the paper on your own and another person has made no intellectual contribution to it, then they have no claim at authorship. I don't know of any journal that requires a professor ...
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How to submit one paper to many journals, to maximise chance of publishing?

It is generally considered improper to submit a paper to more than one journal at a time. Only one can publish it. The reasoning behind this is that you waste the time of reviewers if the paper shows ...
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No financial advice disclaimer in a research paper

Academic papers in finance do not usually need a disclaimer like this, since the context of academic work means that it is understood that the work is a general scientific work, rather than a specific ...
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Can the patent and paper have different authors (assume they include the same content)?

I agree with you and the other answers that this is a mess. However, I'd like to tackle the actual question: Can the patent and paper have different authors (assume they include the same content)? ...
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Where can I publish a parody (but not hoax) paper with a serious message?

Have you tought about a Philosophy of Science Journal? That might be an appropriate place to try.
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No financial advice disclaimer in a research paper

Your formulation makes it clear that you are talking about the past, not the future. By changing the words to "appear to have been a reasonable choice" this could become even clearer. ...
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Can the patent and paper have different authors (assume they include the same content)?

Your company has an interest in having its patent be valid. If they include work of others in the patent as indicated by authorship of the paper, the patent is less defensible. Since patent and paper ...
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Can the patent and paper have different authors (assume they include the same content)?

Ah, that is quite a mess you have made. The mistake was to bring in your friends to help on a company-owned project. I doubt that your manager at the company would have agreed to that, not least ...
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Can the patent and paper have different authors (assume they include the same content)?

Devil's advocate here. I got some help from my university PhD friends so I list them as the co-authors. Did they help you, or did they contribute to the final product that you want to publish/patent?...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

The potential benefit of the transparency of having open source code seems to outweigh the potential harm from potential embarrassment that may result from bugs found by the community. In my ...
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What is the role of the supervisor in paper writing?

Well, it really depends on circumstances - the student, how far along in their studies they are, and on the philosophy and the workload of the professor. Based on what I do with my own students and ...
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What is the role of the supervisor in paper writing?

I think the answer to the question is that the supervisor should be involved in all parts of study design, study execution, and the writing process. That is, after all, what is commonly considered ...
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What is the role of the supervisor in paper writing?

It of course depends. Sometimes, the role of the supervisor is limited to finding the funding, proposing the work, supervising the work, checking the article to be submitted and correct or ask for ...
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How/where to cite corrigendum publication on CV?

I would list them together, with the add-on content either a) in brackets, or b) indented with a tab to clearly mark them as part of the same work. You really don't want it to appear like you're ...
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Is there a list of the largest academic journal publishers, ordered by the number of journals they publish?

If we talk about the top academic journal publishers. Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley come to mind. I don’t really keep up with the mergers and acquisition shenanigans in the ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

In Natural Sciences we should put forward boldly our hypotheses and results inviting debate, correction and, ultimately, falsification. Do publish your code. Why not clean it up, while are you at it? ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

I did a theoretical physics PhD in 2006-2010 so I might be out of date on current practices but I had a similar issue. I'm in the UK btw. My supervisor wasn't around my entire 2nd year and both myself ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

Academics in a position of greater influence and seniority do abuse their position to obtain credit for work they did not do. Victims are usually junior staff and the better post-docs, seldom PhD ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Unpublished papers, in and of themselves, are almost entirely worthless, like an unfilled lottery ticket, or a movie script that's never been filmed. Once published, they get a little value, like a ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

The goal of a paper is to report a novel research finding. It can accomplish this perfectly well without providing source code. It is not possible to describe empirical findings in full detail in a ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

Curiously I generally have the opposite problem. I am a PhD student and I would like to have more co-authored papers with my supervisor to demonstrate teamwork ability and to improve the paper, but ...
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Should one highlight an article's positions in the journal issue if it is first?

No, I would not highlight this. It's not typical to do, and there's no guarantee that the journal did actually intentionally set your article first - it seems to me like it would be embarrassing to ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Going point by point through your issues... The papers do have some theoretical content, but they do not seem to be particularly valuable. Anyone else could have come up with those ideas with a ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

While I won’t comment on your particular case, I think it’s useful to consider science as a whole. You should realize that computer scientists are uniquely able to distribute an entire exact ...
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Status of submitted article changes the date but status remain from 'With Editor' to 'With Editor'

This probably means the assigned editor changed. This can happen if, e.g., the first assigned editor declines to handle the paper.
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Edited volume (humanities) for tenure?

It is likely that it would, but whether it counts for a lot or a little, regardless of author order, depends on the institution and on who is judging the tenure portfolio. And, it might depend on your ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

I think your university, department and supervisor have a right to know if you are publishing anything - even stuff entirely done by yourself and someone else. This is because: (1) You would be ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

Check out this famous paper (in AI) by Google. It described an algorithm by which an AI can learn to play a game - in this case chess and shogi - by playing against itself only, and how such an AI can ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

You're asking the wrong question: if you intend to publish the paper, then your supervisor will know about it. The fact that you are keeping it secret now is going to be apparent at that point. So the ...
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What good is my paper if the code is not open source?

I think you have this all correct. The world would be a better place if all papers released all of the software that is used to generate the results shown in it. And that's not just a personal thought ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

Story time. I was in the middle of my PhD when I had dinner with a friend of mine (we were both physicists). As we were chatting, she came up with an idea that significantly changed the orientation of ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

I do not know however if this will irritate my advisor. I don’t know about your particular supervisor, but if I were them, I would be irritated by your approach so far for three reasons: You have ...
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Two different papers with different subjects but same experimental data. How should we behave?

This is just an auxiliary caution: Nature.com's Meet this super-spotter of duplicated images in science papers describes Elisabeth Bik and the "phenomenon" of inappropriate data reuse. What ...
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Does stating "authors contributed equally" in a CV/interview/presentation imply that a similar statement is made in the article?

I don't think people will be suspicious or critical. It is a minor issue. However, to be safe, I think you should make it be documented somewhere public that you contributed equally. This is like the ...
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Does stating "authors contributed equally" in a CV/interview/presentation imply that a similar statement is made in the article?

I doubt that that such a statement external to the paper necessarily implies anything at all about what is in the paper. In some fields, in fact, author order itself is a strong indicator of the ...
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Should I tell my supervisor about my upcoming paper?

Not sure about physics but in many other fields, it is very natural to have some solo-authored papers during PhD years. My advisor is super busy with huge piles of papers on his desk, and is usually ...
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Two different papers with different subjects but same experimental data. How should we behave?

In many such situations you can use the delay in publication to your advantage. Note that very few papers are published exactly as first submitted, so you have some leeway. In the second paper you can ...
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