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Lead author

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In academic publishing, the lead author, or first author, is the first named author of a publication such as a research article or audit. [1]

9 relations: Academic authorship, Academic publishing, Academic tenure, American Mathematical Society, Andrew Appel, Audit, Author, Publication, Publish or perish.

Academic authorship

Academic authorship of journal articles, books, and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers.

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Academic publishing

Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship.

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Academic tenure

A tenured appointment is an indefinite academic appointment that can be terminated only for cause or under extraordinary circumstances, such as financial exigency or program discontinuation.

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American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, and serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.

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Andrew Appel

Andrew Wilson Appel (born 1960) is the Eugene Higgins Professor of computer science at Princeton University, New Jersey.

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An audit is a systematic and independent examination of books, accounts, statutory records, documents and vouchers of an organization to ascertain how far the financial statements as well as non-financial disclosures present a true and fair view of the concern.

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An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer.

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To publish is to make content available to the general public.

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Publish or perish

"Publish or perish" is a phrase coined to describe the pressure in academia to rapidly and continually publish academic work to sustain or further one's career.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_author

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