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Is this plagiarism [closed]

It was earlier posted on Academia but I think I must ask here too. (https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/149324/is-this-plagrism-or-something-similar-in-a-masters-project) I am a master's ...
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Regarding research work. [duplicate]

Suppose I have asked some question related to my research and got the answer. May I add that result and proof(obtained on this site) in my research article?
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Thesis: Should I list stackexchange in my bibliography and if so how? [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis and I shouldn't claim credit for things I haven't done/come up with. On the other hand, math.stackexchange is a bit shady as a source and listing it as such can therefore hurt my ...
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Asking questions about material you wish to publish.

Suppose I have a proof that I wish to publish. If I were to post the result and ask if there were any known proofs, and someone were to give a proof similar to mine, could I still publish my proof(if ...
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Math SE references in thesis

I am writing my bachelor's degree thesis and have used a number of Math SE (and a Physics SE) question as references. My thesis supervisor is a bit unsure how appropriate this is. I used them mainly ...
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What is a good standard for publishing a reference to a stackexchange thread?

In the discussion "Research which began at the website", we wondered what the best way to publish a reference to a stackexchange discussion thread. Presumably it would be the publication's standard ...
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How should I give someone credit if I use their answer in my work? [duplicate]

If I asked a question here, and then used the result as part of some work I've done at university, should I reference the user who helped me? If so, how? Thanks
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Citing stackexchange postings

Have any postings to stackexchange been cited in scholarly publications? If one does that, should one just name the author, the subject line, the date of posting, and the URL?
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Citing a person on MSE

I read the topics that talk about how to cite people but am still a bit unsure what to do in this situation. I apologise if it's too similar to the other threads. I'm writing my MSc thesis at the ...
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Research which began at the website

I spent the last few days working on a solution for the question regarding the axiom of choice and vector spaces. I believe that I have a result, which might be original, and I might be able to ...
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How to acknowledge Math Stack Exchange [duplicate]

In my research problem, I have got help from Math Stack Exchange. So in my paper, I want to acknowledge MSE. Hence if I write in the Acknowledgement "I want to acknowledge Math Stack Exchange ...
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SE and MO as reference

Maybe this has been asked already: would be acceptable to give a reference to a math.stackexchange or MathOverflow answer in a paper intended for publication?
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How do you cite math stack exchange pages in scientific papers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: http://meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/1876/what-is-a-good-standard-for-publishing-a-reference-to-a-stackexchange-thread Research which began at the website How ...