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Publication Peculiarities: More Examples

Here are some additions to previous posts in my Publication Peculiarities series. As another meta-title, to add to those in Publication Peculiarities: Papers, I offer D. S. Collens, Remark on remarks on Algorithm 48: Logarithm of a complex number, Comm. … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: More Author Lists

In an earlier post in my series of posts on publication peculiarities, I wrote about author lists. Here are some more offerings on the same topic. Number of Authors A contender for the world record for the paper with the … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: Author Lists

Continuing my series of posts on publication peculiarities, I turn to author lists with interesting features. Repeated Surnames We are looking for authors who share the same surnames and preferably are not related. It would be hard to beat Allen … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: Acknowledgements

It is always interesting to look at the acknowledgements section of a paper, if one is present, in the hope of finding something (often unintentionally) humorous or unexpected. Here are some that I’ve collected, all from published mathematics papers. Faulty … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: Sequences of Papers

This is the third post is my sequence on publication peculiarities. It is not unusual to see a sequence of related papers with similar titles, sometimes labelled “Part I”, “Part II” etc. Here I present two sequences of papers with … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: Titles

In this post in my series on publication peculiarities I look at titles (the first post was about papers as a whole). The paper titles below all have something interesting about them. I have tried to give links to all … Continue reading

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Publication Peculiarities: Papers

I read a lot of papers. I also glance at many papers in journal contents pages and Google search results. From time to time I notice a paper that has an interesting title, author list, abstract, or some other notable … Continue reading

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