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How to Write a Good Scientific Paper: Authorship
Author(s): Chris A. Mack

Paper Abstract

Who deserves credit for the work reported in a scientific paper? That is the basic question of science authorship since, unlike authorship credit in the world of creative writing, what matters most for scientific papers are the ideas rather than the words. On the surface, it would seem that deciding who belongs in the list of authors would not be a difficult task. But the affairs of humans are rarely straightforward, and authorship controversies are not uncommon in the world of science and engineering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2013
PDF: 5 pages
J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS 12(1) 010101 doi: 10.1117/1.JMM.12.1.010101
Published in: Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS Volume 12, Issue 1
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Chris A. Mack, SEMATECH Inc. (United States)

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