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How to publish in top conferences/journals? (Part 2) – The opportunity cost of research

Many researchers wish to produce high quality papers and have a great research impact. But how? In a previous blog post, I have discussed how the “blue ocean strategy” can be applied to publish in top conference/journal. In this blog … Continue reading

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How to publish in top conferences/journals? (Part 1) – The Blue Ocean Strategy

A question that many young researchers ask is how to get your papers published in top conferences and journal.  There are many answers to this question. In this blog post, I will discuss a strategy for carrying research called the “Blue Ocean … Continue reading

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What is the job of a university professor?

In this blog post, I will discuss the job of university professor. And, I will discuss why I have chosen to become one. This post is especially aimed at students who are considering working in academia after their Ph.D. What is … Continue reading

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How to get citations for your research papers?

Today, I will present some tips about how to write research papers that get many citations. Obviously, some of these tips may depend on the specific topics that you are working on and there is also some exceptions to these advices. … Continue reading

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What to do when your conference paper get rejected?

Today, I will discuss what to do when a paper that you have submitted to a conference get rejected. When submitting papers to a conference there are generally many papers that are submitted and get rejected. This is especially true … Continue reading

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How to answer reviewers for a journal paper revision?

Today, I will discuss how to prepare the revision of a journal paper after receiving the editor’s decision that the paper will be accepted with minor or major modifications. As most people should know, when submitting a paper to a … Continue reading

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Top mistakes when writing a research paper

Today, I will discuss some common mistakes that I have seen in research papers and that every author should avoid ! Overlength papers.  When a paper is submitted to a conference or journal, there is generally a page limit. If … Continue reading

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The importance of sociability for researchers

There are several characteristics required to become a great researcher. Today, I will discuss one of them that is sometimes overlooked. It is sociability.  Sociability means to build an maintain relationships with other researchers.   The nature of the social relationships … Continue reading

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How to make good looking charts for research papers?

Charts are often used in research papers to present experimental results. Today, I will discuss how to make good looking charts for presenting research results. I will not cover everything about this topic. But I will explain some key ideas. … Continue reading

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How to search for a research advisor by e-mail?

In this blog post, I will discuss how to search for a research advisor by e-mail. Today, I received an e-mail from a Ph.D student from abroad asking to work with me as a post-doc on the topic of “Web … Continue reading

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