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The quick answer is yes. Pertinent literature is meant to support your position and build your story. The amount of literature cited usually reflects how deeply and how comprehensively a topic was examined. However, I should say that the literature cited must be highly relevant to be considered as a valid one. It will not be a good practice to pad the cited ...


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Would it be okay to submit a portion of this as a writing sample for my phd applications? Yes. (Personally, I'd submit the whole paper.) Or is this not allowed since I'm just a research assistant and not a co-author? You should make the circumstances clear, e.g., the seed idea was the professor's, the literature review is yours, your literature review ...


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Unfortunately, there is a lot of variety in how much effort different conferences invest into making the information on best papers visible and long-term available. If you're lucky, the website of the conference lists previous best paper winners on their website. Sometimes this only applies to individual editions (years) of the conference. In a majority of ...


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