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Article supplement is longer than article itself

It's always hard to judge without knowing the details of the work, so I would recommend discussing this with your advisor. That said, my (physics) perspective is that having a supplement that's longer ...
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Article supplement is longer than article itself

From a chemistry/chemical engineering perspective, the supplement being twice as long as the main text is not surprising or outlandish. For completeness and reproducibility, we must report even the ...
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Scientific paper with 3D scatterplot in supplementary information; I can add a video but how to let readers rotate/zoom interactively?

Since you're using python, the easiest solution is probably to create a Jupyter notebook (formerly known as IPython) with the controllable scatterplot and see if you can upload that as supplementary ...
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Should I publish my statistical model derivation as stand alone statistics paper?

Yes, publish as two papers. It is more likely that someone in a field unrelated to yours would succeed in locating the model in a statistical journal than in a journal related to the applied domain of ...
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How can we find out who was nominated for Nobel Prizes?

The Nobel prize nominations are confidential for 50 years. An official online database that has most of the nominations (that aren't confidential) can be found at the website of the Nobel prize. As of ...
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Where I can post a supplementary video for my published paper?

Videos are among the file types accepted by Figshare, which is an online digital repository operated by Macmillan Publishers. You can create an account for free, and you will get a DOI when uploading ...
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Appendix vs Supplement

In most (all?) machine learning & computer vision conferences: Appendices = more PDF pages. Supplements = additional non-PDF content, e.g. code and data. "Supplementary Materials" is ...
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Should I publish my statistical model derivation as stand alone statistics paper?

This should be a separate statistics paper What you have described is a substantive contribution to statistical theory and so it would be reasonable to publish the mathematical/statistical analysis of ...
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Article supplement is longer than article itself

[as a nonpublished reader of scientific articles] I'd love if all papers were this way If the actual novel stuff was condensed down BUT all the anciliary work, the base proofs etc. are nevertheless ...
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Where I can post a supplementary video for my published paper?

Also have a look at Zenodo, a research data (including movies) and text repository operated by CERN and OpenAIRE. Like Figshare, Zenodo will generate a DOI for your publication. Unlike Figshare, ...
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How to cite the supplemental material from the main text?

There are many different ways how to cite supplementary data/supporting information - whatever you'd like to call it. In general, your title for the supplementary data is perfectly valid. Within the ...
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Scientific paper with 3D scatterplot in supplementary information; I can add a video but how to let readers rotate/zoom interactively?

I think Anyon's answer (Jupyter notebook) makes a lot of sense for OP's situation. But another option, for those comfortable with HTML and javascript, is to just build it as a single HTML webpage that ...
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Appendix vs Supplement

The field is almost always relevant to questions like this, so I defer to the answer by Franck Dernoncourt for your case. This is just to give a flavor of how things can much vary. In physics (...
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Contradiction on findings in existing literature

A statistics caution: "not significant" does not mean "not different" or "not related." If one study reports X and Y are significantly correlated, p=0.01, and another study reports X and Y are not ...
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Contradiction on findings in existing literature

As Buffy notes, you cite both, and expound upon the apparent conflict. If you are just reviewing literature, you would point out that the two studies came to different conclusions. If this is on-...
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Does appendix have to be on new page?

You answered your own question in your last sentence. The latex template is the one that you are supposed to be using, so its output is mandatory. You can also look at papers from previous conferences....
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Create a website for adding supplementary material of a journal paper

Please use existing repositories when showing your supplementary data. Department websites die more often than we'd like. Some options include: Zenodo Dryad Figshare See also https://www.nature.com/...
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How to address the reader to visit our supplementary material? (is it okay?)

Concerning your main question: I would expect that you refer to every part of the supplementary material somewhere in the text. So yes, it is okay to direct the reader to the supplementary material. ...
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Citing supplementary material as a reference?

I found no guideline regarding this. Can I simply put my reference material on a website (e.g. github), put the link into the References section and cite the reference in the text? Yes. It’s quite ...
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How to cite supplementary material of a Science paper and avoid confusion with my own supplementary material?

Therefore, we regarded the results as likely noise and following the methodology described in Supplementary material S3.3 of XXXXX et. al. (2012), we proceeded to reanalyze the data.
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Do journals have legal copyrights to the online supplemental information?

Wiley Taking a look at Wiley’s general copyright agreement, they only “the Contribution”, which in turn is defined in the header as “Manuscript entitled ___”. Now it’s debatable whether the ...
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Explaining inconsistencies in literature in thesis and/or supporting information of journal article

With regard to your thesis, you should be as explicit and verbose as possible. It's your thesis, and you will likely never have another chance to explain this issue as clearly as you will now. Avoid ...
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An author of a paper included a blank supplementary file. Is it possible to make the journal correct this?

If a file is missing or appears to be missing, then the editor in charge of the paper should obviously be notified, since he or she is the person responsible for managing communications between the ...
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Citing supplementary material as a reference?

Usually (with journals that make supplementary material available via the article web page), I'd say "see supplement[ary material]" or refer to figures as "Fig. S23" or the like. As you comment that ...
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Buy a server or cloud computing for a new lab?

This isn't an answer - because the correct answer, if there is one, will depend on your circumstances and what exactly you need to do with all that data - but here are some things to consider: If you ...
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Buy a server or cloud computing for a new lab?

Local servers are likely to be substantially cheaper and also faster to access the data over LAN rather than the internet for data on that scale (just for a quick count from AWS you're looking at $...
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Where to publish supplementary math intensive material for magazine article

If the main idea of the mathematical evaluation can be explained in words, then the details may not be necessary to make public, as the motivated reader can certainly rederive them. If on the other ...
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How can i shorten the link to my supplementary material inside the paper?

I think putting the Figshare link in the references would be better than using a URL shortener service like bitly. There is also https://shortdoi.org/, which would work if you have a DOI from Figshare....
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How to address the reader to visit our supplementary material? (is it okay?)

Your paper, without any of the supplementary material, should be clear and not easily misinterpreted, even if it must be superficial due to word limits. It should also be clear as someone reads along ...
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References in supplemental material - include in main reference section?

It's common practice, however, these might differ between journals. Likely, when you include them in the main references, they will be flagged as not being mentioned in the manuscript and removed. ...
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