Tag Archives: Research

Abnormal Google Scholar Profiles

Today, I will talk about signs that show that something is wrong or suspicious with some researchers based on their Google Scholar profiles. I will talk about this because I have recently received many CVs and while browsing Google Scholar, … Continue reading

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A Tool to Generate Reviews of Academic Papers

Writing reviews is important but sometimes repetitive and time-consuming. Hence, today I built a tool to help automatize the process of review writing. You can try it at the website below: The Review Generator ( http://philippe-fournier-viger.com/reviewgenerator/index.html ) This tool let … Continue reading

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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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The “Top 2% most influential scientists of 2020” according to Stanford

In recent days, I see many posts on Linkedin about researchers that mention that they are in the list of the top 2% most influential scientists of 2020 according to Stanford. Here is an example: I understand why people post … Continue reading

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Two post-doctoral researcher positions in my team (topic: data mining / machine learning)

There are two post-doc positions that are now OPEN in my research team in Shenzhen, China. === Topic === data mining or ML algorithms for processing graphs, sequences, streams or other complex data, pattern mining === Benefits ===== Very good … Continue reading

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Why Journal Special Issues are Popular?

In this blog post, I will talk about journal special issues. I will talk about how special issues of journals are organized and why it can be good to submit to or organize academic journal special issues. What is a … Continue reading

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Useful Latex tricks for Writing Research Papers

In this blog post, I will talk about some useful latex tricks for researchers writing research papers using Latex. This blog post is aimed at those who knows already how to use Latex but maybe do not know these tricks. … 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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Papers without code (and the problem of non-reproducible research)

Recently, there has been some debate on the Machine Learning sub-Reddit about the reproducibility or I should say the lack of reproducibility of numerous machine learning papers. Several Reddit users complained that they spent much time (sometimes weeks) to try … Continue reading

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How to write a research grant proposal?

Today, I will discuss how to write a good research grant proposal. This topic is important for researchers, who are at the beginning of their careers and want to obtain funding for their research projects. A good research proposal can be career-changing as it … Continue reading

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