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What I learned from being a journal editor for two years?

For over two years, I have worked as associate editor-in-chief for a major journal published by Springer. For this job, I have handled around 500 papers from all the steps of the review process. Recently, I have decided to stop … Continue reading

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Delayed Conference Notifications

Today, I will talk about the delay for conference paper notifications. This topic idea came to me as I observed the reaction of some Twitter users to the AAAI 2022 paper notification. What happened? Briefly, I was looking at the … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes to Avoid when Submitting a Research Paper

In this short blog post, I will talk about some common mistakes that are done by researchers when submitting a paper to a journal or conference: Not respecting the required format or maximum number of pages: Most journals and conferences … Continue reading

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Phrasebank, an interesting tool to improve your academic writing.

Writing a research paper is not easy! It is a skill that takes time to master. Luckily, most research papers follow more or less the same structure. In previous blog posts, I have given an overview of how to write … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (5) – the bibliography

This is the fifth blog post about writing research papers. Today, I will discuss how to select references and write the bibliography of a research paper. I will also explain some common errors and give additional tips. Why the bibliography is important? Every research paper must have a bibliography. The … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (4) – the introduction

This is the fourth blog post on how to write research papers.  Today, I will discuss how to write the introduction of a scientific research paper, some common errors, and give some tips. Why the introduction is important? The introduction plays a very important role in … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (3) – the abstract

In this blog post, I will continue the discussion of how to write research papers.  I will discuss the importance of writing a good abstract for research papers, common errors, and give some tips. Why the abstract is important? The abstract is often overlooked but it is one … Continue reading

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Using LaTeX for writing research papers

Many researchers are using Microsoft Word  for writing research papers. However, Microsoft Word has several problems or limitations.  In this blog post, I will discuss the use of LaTeX as an alternative to Microsoft Word for writing research papers. What is LaTeX? LaTeX is a document preparation system, proposed in the 1980s. It is used … 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 ideas may depend on the specific topics that you are working on and there is also some exceptions to these … 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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