Mohaqiq
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Why don't I see publications criticising other publications?
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I am going to convert my comment into answer. 2-3 decades ago a professor use to publish few research articles in his entire career now I have seen people publishing 10s of articles during PhD. The ...

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When should I register for an ORCID identifier?
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PhD is not the requirement to get ORCID identifier. You will need it mostly when you are ready to submit your research work in journals. In my area of research (Computer Engineering) most of the ...

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Should I withdraw a paper from arXiv if it does not contain any new research?
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Unfortunately after article announcement you cannot remove full record from arxiv. Further information can be found here.

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junior professor's strategy of postdoc recruitment
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Being a young professor I will not hesitate to hire an applicant with a profile even stronger than mine; especially, if I feel that postdoctoral candidate has good plans which will be beneficial for ...

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Self-plagiarism: Copy part of thesis for blog posts?
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Self-plagiarism in your thesis from previously published work during the course of degree program is totally acceptable. Even you don't need to cite your published work in thesis. However, this ...

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How long does it take to publish in IEEE transaction
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IEEE Access: submission to publishing time is 4-6 weeks. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: submission to publishing time is 2 months. IEEE Sensor Journal: takes 1.5-3 months. you can try ...

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When to retract a submission due to excessive length of peer-review process
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There can be multiple reasons for lengthy review process. 1) Your work is very novel and its hard to find a reviewer. 2) You submitted your article to a journal who's scope is not fully relevant to ...

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Is it ethical to date a graduate student of the same university where you are a faculty member?
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I don't see any problem as long as it is assured that she will not be your student during graduation or it is assured she can't get any unfair advantage in academics due to this relationship.

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Second PhD and conference biographical notes
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Biographical notes are completely your own choice to share your achievements with readers. Alongside your current work, I don't see any reason for not sharing information about your previous PhD and ...

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Paper acceptance probability in case of Minor revision after a major revision
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Minor revision means most likely your article will be accepted, but it's not a guarantee. I have an experience of getting two minor revisions and finally article was rejected, othe other hand another ...

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Should I take delay " a few days" as a polite decline or literal?
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You can't make a conclusion. If you don't hear his response you may send a followup email after few days (2-3 weeks) and if he reply the same I will consider it a polite decline.

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Should I send a follow up email to a prospective PhD advisor?
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There is nothing wrong to write an email to inquire about your application status, but I will suggest first contact the admission office. Remember it varies from school to school that how much a ...

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What should PhD students do if they submit a paper to two journals and a reviewer notices concurrent submission?
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I think you have already got proper answers; however, the outcome of your apology depends on several factors. 1- if both journals belongs to same publisher I will expect a warning letter and maybe no ...

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Contacting authors directly when reviewing a paper
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I see a conflict here. Your identity will be revealed after completion of review process and decision, and that too optional. Contacting directly the author means your identity will also be known to ...

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Are there instances where citing Wikipedia is allowed?
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There is already so many detailed answers are provided in this thread. I agree and disagree with some part of answers. But being a professor of computer science, reviewer and editor of various ...

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Use a survey from a study under review?
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I assume that your supervisor already know that you already submitted your work: If your targeted publication venue allows you to publish pre-print than you may submit your work at arxiv or any other ...

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Who should be first author? Theory person or Experiment person?
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The answer heavily depends on your major and type of research. For example, most of the time in applied chemistry developing an experimental setup and conducting experiment for a very simple idea ...

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What does it mean when submission system says "under review" after submitting minor revisions?
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In most of the article submission systems the "Under Review" status means your manuscript is with reviewers. Most probably it must be sent to the old reviewers but there is also a possibility that ...

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Made an arXiv submission too early; How to minimize the damage?
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Maybe too late to answer. You can check the archiving policy of journal here http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/search.php

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Copyright and reference for explanatory diagram
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If you are using an exact figure, then you need to provide the reference. However, I don't see any copyright issue in the given scenario.

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What can be done to possibly avoid corrupt practices in the blind peer review process?
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I am putting my answer here and will like to hear from community members as well. I hope there are people out there who will like to take practical steps as well. I my opinion its hard to change the ...

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Is it a problem that my CV rounded-up my GPA while my transcript shows more digits?
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Being a professor, I will not supervise any student who lie to me in his/her resume. So, yes you may face problem from supervisor side, and probably from admission committee as well.

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Should I present future research directions in a separate section while writing a scientific paper?
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You can discuss future directions in related work if related work section comes at the end of article i-e, just before the conclusion section. If the future work discussion is long, then I recommend ...

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How important are citations when applying for jobs or promotions?
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You already got some nice answers, but let me share my personal experience. I am a fresh PhD and I got hired on aP position after 3 months of graduation. There was another candidate (my friend) who ...

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Research Gate does not count my citations
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The author who uploaded the article on researchgate can invite the co-authors. According to my experience the citation and other states usually takes 7 to 10 days to appear in co-author profile.

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What happens if your handling editor leaves the editorial board?
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As you replied to my comment that you can not choose an editor by your own choice. In this case, Editor in Chief will assign a new AE to your article. You don't have to worry about the change of AE, ...

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Is there any general consensus that either Elsevier or Springer is viewed as more prestigious for publishing in engineering?
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From my recent experience and from my recent question asked here. I would say the publisher reputation matters but it also varies country to country. People from various internet communities urged me ...

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How do I ask / inform my supervisor that I need to take a day off?
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There is no answer for your question. It totally depends what kind of relationship you have with your supervisor. In my case I have very friendly relationship with supervisor and a text message is ...

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In my thesis, can I use results for which a collaborator wrote most of the simulation code, or do I have to independently replicate the simulations?
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You can add and appreciate his work in acknowledgment section. Moreover if you have published an article based on his simulation and he is a co-author you can also cite that article in your thesis.

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Letter of Recommendation is very short and mostly nonspecific - What should I do?
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It is quite normal for undergraduate student to get a short recommendation letter. The reason is obvious, because your relationship with professor is bound to the courses you take with him. The ...

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