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  • Sundari Ranganathan asked a question in Publishing:
    Can any one suggest me simple techniques to analyse primary data for publishing articles in management ?

    statisticians and management researchers

  • Rasool Bahrampoury asked a question in EES:
    EES, Module or Subprogram?

    using which of the above one can run a large program?

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Data Mining:
    How to use Text Mining effectively for plagiarism detection?
    Can text mining be effective for plagiarism detection? Are there other good options available for plagiarism detection.
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • What is the best possible way to address the problem of plagiarism in scientific publications?
    We in the scientific community often hear about and are aware of some unworthy individuals copying and reproducing results (without due recognition of authors right). How shall we create responsibility and make aware of those who may do such unlawful acts presumably without knowing?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Pranab Nath asked a question in Pentoses:
    How efficiency of acid treatment for sugar yield (Pentose and Hexose) is assayed ?

    In my study of biomass pre-treatment, I have carried out acid  hydrolysis using Sulfuric acid. After separating the hydrolysate, I am checking the amount of fermentable sugar released. As from the literature, acid pre-treatment works on only the hemicellulose fraction. But can there be glucose monomer too ??

    To have clear account of the amount of sugar released.

    1. Orcinol method for only pentose sugar released (as suggested to other Research gate followers)

    2. DNS method for  Total reducing sugar. (absorbance at 540 nm against standard Glucose)

    How can I have an idea of the efficiency of the treatment, in terms of pentose and hexose (if any ??) sugar yield.

    Please suggest

  • Daryn Dyer added an answer in Business Research:
    Could you please suggest some papers to support my thesis, see thesis below?

    Thesis: A person’s level of emotional intelligence will have an impact on how they respond to bullying in the workplace. I'm looking for any papers that relate to my thesis statement especially in the areas of types of work place behaviours i.e. interpersonal and intrapersonal behaviours, emotional intelligence, the negative effects of workplace bullying i.e. physiological and physical harm, the negative impacts on the work environment and those that witness workplace bullying, and how to respond to workplace bullying i.e. management, prevention and the approaches used to address workplace bullying.

    Also, I would greatly appreciate any other areas you think my essay should focus on this essay is due in a weeks time so am very busy researching.

    Thanks for taking the time to read this

    Shenae

    Daryn Dyer · York University

    You are usually able to get these journals through your online library free of charge.

    http://library.usq.edu.au/

    I had a quick look however, as I cannot sign in....

    For example: 

    Author: Sheehan Micheal 

    Year: 1999

    type: periodical or academic journal

    journal name: International Journal of man power

    Volume 20, page 57-69

    Title: Workplace bullying: responding with some emotional intelligence.

    Have a look, if you still can't find it, Ill see if one of my other sources can get a free copy. The other option is to email Griffith University (In Australia) where Micheal Sheehan works or worked, request a copy and explain your reasons.

    You can also try to email the professor directly or search for him on RG.

    Daryn

  • Sundari Ranganathan added an answer in E-Commerce:
    Will e-commerce overtake offline retails in the coming years in India?

    Dear Researchers,

    The last couple of years have seen an outstanding transformation in India’s landscape. The e-commerce wave has taken the Indian retail sector by storm. The successful Indian e-commerce ventures, their business and commercial models have captivated the imagination of the new, progressive India.

    Therefore, my study is based on this subject , “Will e-commerce overtakes offline retails in the coming years in India?

    I requested , whoever-so  is concerned with this subject can present  their opinion and help to me in completion.

    Regards

    Sundari Ranganathan · M.O.P.Vaishnav College for Women

    i dont think e-commerce will take over, it is meant for a segment may be 20- 25% of the total sale. but still indian's believe to see, compare and buy when it comes to retailing. another reason is we dont have good variety, reliable  branded goods 

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Scientometrics:
    Which plagiarism software is suitable in research evaluation?
    I study ethical issues. Plagiarism is one of the important factors that is evaluated in ethical procedures. There are different plagiarism software. I want to know which one is suitable.
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Angjian Wu asked a question in Thermal Plasma:
    What kind of AP non thermal plasma could generate graphene from biomass?

    Whether electron density of DBD, GLOW, RF is too low to support such conversion

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Article Writing:
    How does avoid autoplagiarism?
    Autoplagiarism is the act or process of plagiarizing one’s own work. Sometimes, we must quote or describe our own previous works, then what? Most of the definition say that we must only quote our works, because must be shown clearly what we do in the new article. What ro do when our works are under review? Most journals don't permit quoting article under review.

    For example:
    The article (A1) on the new method is sent to journal A. Afterwards, the article (A2) on application of this method is sent to journal B.
    If A2 will be sent after publicized article A1. This takes a lot of time, but we avoid autoplagiarism. Is it possible to sent them simultaneously and avoid autoplagiarism?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Where can I find recent research work that uses critical discourse analysis?

    I'm reviewing literature on recent empirical works that have CDA as an analytical method. I'll appreciate information on free of charge sources. Thank you in advance.

    Mohammad Ali Salmani Nodoushan · International Journal of Language Studies

    See relevant journals: Discourse Studies, Critical Discourse Studies, Discourse and Society. My journal also has some CDA paper in its back issues (www.ijls.net). See also works by main CDA figures--Tuen Van Dijk, Norman Fairclough, Linda Waugh, Theresa Catalano inter alia.  

  • Haidar Raimy added an answer in Abaqus:
    Can anyone help with excessive distortion of continuum elements in Abaqus?

    I am modelling a linear elastic cylinder (3D) under a point load in transverse direction. I am using Static General to simulate this. The displacement of the point load is nearly 1/3 of the diameter of the cylinder and the diameter of the indenting tip is about 1/20 of the cylinder diameter. The time step I used is starting from 0.0001, automatic increment with maximum time step 0.099 and the total time is 0.099. I got the following questions which I think is a bit strange:

    1) Previously I have tried using different 3D stress elements including C3D8, C3D6 etc. and even C3D20 (quad) elements for the cylinder but the solution failed, where hexahedral (C3D8) failed quite quickly since indenting as the contacting element on the cylinder self-intersect itself hence fail the solution. Now it seems like only C3D4 elements can simulate this scenario. This is strange as hexahedral (brick) elements usually perform better and are more accurate than C3D4, right?

    2) Currently an uniform element size of about 2mm (cylinder diameter is 55mm) through the cylinder can simulate the indentation and solution converged with some Us. However, when I reduced the element size, either uniformly or progressively towards the contact point, the solution did not converge and fail at about half of the indentation depth. The warning is always - 'Excessive distortion on some solid (continuum) elements' and usually after 5 times of Us the solution failed. This is again abnormal since usually refining the mesh towards the contact point should give us more accurate results rather than failing the solution.

    If anyone who can give me some advice/suggestions that would be very much appreciated!

    Haidar Raimy · Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

    Dear dave wong,
    u can refer to this tutorial for the task "cut into 4 " of cylinder model.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU-8em3Evzw

  • Xu (Wayne) Wang asked a question in Hypoglycemia:
    [THANKYOU ALL]A former classmate of mine, didn't wake up because of hypoglycemia during sleep.Are there any innovative methods to repair brain damage?

    A former classmate of mine,did not wake up because of hypoglycemia during sleep did not wake up; he has been in a coma for more than 20 days. We consulted some medical friends, they told us that the brain damage is irreversible. This is too heavy blow to his family,and we are very sad too. Are there any innovative methods (drugs, stem cells, etc.) to repair the brain damage ? Would you please introduce some relevant medical resources? Thank you very very much.

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism Detection:
    Can someone suggest a good plagiarism detection software?
    Paid or free, I am looking for the best software for detecting textual plagiarism. Can someone please suggest?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Shahab Sohail added an answer in Text Analytics:
    How can I interpret the tone of a text?

    Currently working on customer feedback & wish to classify text feedback on basis of tone of expression or broadly tone. .

    Shahab Sohail · Aligarh Muslim University

    sometimes the kind of the word is totally different from its real meaning, the situation must be clear in which a sentence is said, and another important thing is the exclamatory words, hopefully that might make a sense to the tones!!

  • Pablo Reyes-Gutierrez added an answer in siRNA:
    Why does the mRNA level of control siRNA is lower than the target siRNA?

    I do realtime PCR for a target protein after doing siRNA transfection. However, every time when I run real time PCR, the mRNA level of target protein is higher than in the control siRNA. In the fist time, I thought I made mistake of labeling the samples but second time, I have the same data.

    Do you know why I have a very weird result? Is it possible the primer is the reason for this weird result?

    Thank you!

    Pablo Reyes-Gutierrez · University of Massachusetts Medical School

    As other people already said, is difficult to give a certain explanation because we don't know the whole details of your experiment, I was wondering if you include a not-tranfected control. It may be possible your scrambed siRNA is affecting other regulatory elements in the signal pathway in which your gene of interest is involved, promoting the opposite effect that you expected. Unless less likely, the comercial scrambled controls are not 100%

  • Sandip Adhikari asked a question in Material Modeling:
    Can anybody over here can provide a tutorial on assigning the surface to surface contact on solid element modelling?

    Contact 174 and Target 170 are the elements I am using. I have assigned the contact elements with cohesive zone material modelling through coding. But i am worried that it is not working properly. Should we constrain the nodes that are assigned with contact elements???

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism:
    How often have you reviewed/read work that clearly plagiarized (your own work or someone else's)?
    We teach students that plagiarism is a serious ethical violation in science. But, as a reviewer I've seen a surprising number of articles in which the authors either don't (1) directly quote and give credit for "lifted" text from another author or (2) paraphrase the work of another without credit. This doesn't even include the number of times an author mentions a "new idea" that has quite a history that remains uncited or referenced, and so forth. I'm curious about how common this is in specific sciences and social sciences today? When I've detected it as a reviewer perhaps the article is rejected but it doesn't seem like more than that happens. So the other part of my question is what happens when the plagiarism is pointed out?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Can anybody recommend any computer software to check for plagiarism?
    From time to time we have (as reviewer of a scientific paper, or as professor at university) an impression that you have read or seen similar text somewhere before but you are not sure. Can somebody suggest which software (hopefully publicly available and free of charge) is available to make such a check?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism:
    Can somebody help me find an anti-plagiarism software for the thesis of my students?
    Writing technical papers
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

     you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Nuclear Physics:
    Which software can be is used to check for plagiarism in research articles before publishing?
    Seeking a free software
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism:
    'Self-plagiarism' in Methods sections: What are your views?
    Many of you have come up against this recurring problem: you are writing a Methods section of a paper that includes information (e.g., site description, experimental design) that is identical to a paper that you have already published. They may be minor differences, and certainly different/additional results justifying a new paper. Rather than repeating yourself, you tend to go back and paraphrase, but this is blindly wasteful and achieves nothing other then the appearance of non-plagiarism, often based on the fear of overly fastidious reviewers and editors. Does anyone know of a reference to a discussion of this? Ideally, something we could quote when 'self-plagiarizing'. What do you do in this situation?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Lecturing:
    Plagiarism among college students has steadily increased in recent times. What measures have you taken to prevent and to punish it?
    I usually assess my students at the end of semester with a paper. Each time I found mora and more cases of plagiarism and a greater resistance from the students to recognize this fact and accept the consequences that are generated. It is desirable to prevent these situations rather than punish them, but it is not always possible, so I wonder what can we do the teachers about it?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Does anybody know about Turnitin software, which is used to check plagiarism?
    Please tell me what to do to remove our paper from Turnitin software database. After checking the same file again and again, it is showing 100% similarity but this is my own written paper, by myself, and I don't know the paper ID for the uploaded file. Can I remove it with the help of the assignment title from the Turnitin databse system?
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Bikas Mondal asked a question in Simulink:
    Why derivative action is used before fuzzy controller block in MATLAB Simulink?

    Why derivative action is used before fuzzy controller block in MATLAB Simulink?

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism:
    How to check for the plagiarism of a document freely?
    Today we have software tool, called "Anti-plagiarism software", that checks a document for plagiarism and reports the similarity score with proper citation and resources. We have many software tools like Viper, Grammarly and many other websites offering this service. I would like to know the popularly used freely & paid Anti-plagiarism software with good accuracy.
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Khaled Saad added an answer in Plagiarism Detection:
    Does anyone know a free plagiarism detection software I can use for a PhD thesis?
    see above
    Khaled Saad · Assiut University

    Dear friend you can read this good article:

    Syed Wali Peeran, Aisha Mojtaba Ahmed, Marei Hamed Mugrabi, and Syed Ali Peeran. Simple steps to avoid plagiarism and improve scientific writing. Libyan J Med. 2013; 8: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825.
    Published online 2013 Jul 25. doi: 10.3402/ljm.v8i0.21825
    PMCID: PMC3724953

  • Govind Pandey added an answer in Salmonidae:
    Does anybody have photos of the opercuar bones of Hucho hucho and/or Hucho taimen?

    Dear all,

    I will be very grateful for sending photos or images, illustrating opercular bones of Hucho hucho and Hucho taimen. Maybe, these images were presented elsewhere in publications?

    Govind Pandey · Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Jabalpur, MP, India

    No, I don't have.