Publishing in Top Journals - Some Discussions on Research and Paper Writing Methods
Topic： Publishing in Top Journals
- Some Discussions on Research and Paper Writing Methods
Speaker： Jianjun (Jan) Shi
（The Carolyn J. Stewart Chair and Professor H. Milton Stewart School
of Industrial and Systems Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology）
Publishing in top international journals is important to many researchers in educational and research institutions.
This presentation will discuss various topics important for research and paper writing, including
- How to judge if a journal is among the top ranking?
- How to select and define a research topic?
- How to organize and write a paper?
- What is the reviewing and publishing process for a paper?
The presentation will highlight the dos and don’ts. In addition, a “methodology tree”
strategy will be introduced based on my experience of research and supervision of Ph.D.
students. The “methodology tree” is a systematic strategy that can be used to
rganize the literature reviews, evaluate contributions of a research topic,
facilitate communications among researchers, and provide a big picture of
research problems involved. The workshop should help scholars to reflect on their
own experiences as researchers, authors, and reviewers. It will be interactive and tailored to
the interests of those attending. Do bring along your questions and comments.