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A few possible reasons: The advisor is not very experienced with advising students and is not clear on what they are supposed to do. The advisor intends to publish the thesis with the student and is therefore interested in ensuring that the specific chapter is properly written. The advisor is not confident in the student’s ability to correctly formulate ...


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No. As far as I am aware there isn't. The person reviewing your thesis after submission can exclude the earlier submission though. You should probably make whoever is checking this aware. You should however, be aware that submitting your thesis to a user account provided by someone else at a different university may be breaking some rules, or at least ...


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Write something along the lines of: A preliminary version of this paper appeared in Segal-Halevi's thesis [1], new results include X, Y, and Z. That could appear as a footnote on the opening page, in your related work section (perhaps at the end), or maybe even in the acknowledgements. (Placement in the acknowledgements seems like a corner case that isn't ...


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Even if its in the public domain its always good to cite where you get your information from, be that data, images, or whatever, even if its public domain When I use images that are governed by a license (including public domain, and "fair use") I identify the source, the original author/photographer/painter/etc, and the specific license that ...


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You will need to speak to your advisor about this matter, but if the paper is relevant to your research (and it certainly sounds like it is) then you are correct in your view that it should be incorporated into your thesis. If one week is insufficient to do this, I recommend you seek an extension for submission from your supervisory panel. It should not be ...


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Some options: Explanatory footnotes often work well and can be used to 'talk across time' so to speak; Appendices can also be used for covering material that may be out of sink, if you think you need to go into more detail; An afterword can also be an appropriate way of accounting for developments between the time of writing and the time of publication. ...


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For PhD students: If the advisor conducts the research, the student must not submit that research as part of their thesis. If the advisor did the research, it does not matter who did the writing: for the student to include it in their PhD thesis would be plagiarism if unattributed or, if attributed, fail to meet the standard required for a PhD. A PhD ...


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Do nothing: If you've made a genuine mistake, it will be obvious to examiners.


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This is up to your advisor and any committee that is involved in accepting the thesis and or the completion of your degree. "Only four citations" doesn't sound like a good thing, however. If I were on your committee I would wonder whether this is parallel work, and hence fine, or if you should have seen this paper a while ago and adapted to it. It ...


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Maybe I can reveal that, I actually got rite for my PhD. I think my second reviewer is a psyco who never let his PhD student passed. I think I am the first one getting away from him. So in the end I got rite. He was so delight and tell me that with that grade I may not be able to find a post-doctoral position. Outside Germany no one ask about the grade. In ...


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