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|  Alphabetical list   |All authors contributed at a similar level (at least in theory).  | |  Alphabetical list   |All authors contributed at a similar level (at least in theory).  |
|  First author  |This is the main author of the paper, that is, the person who: \\ - is the driving force behind the work presented \\ - is the author of the ideas presented in the paper \\ - did most of the work and implementation. \\ Ideally it is also the person who wrote most of the paper.  | |  First author  |This is the main author of the paper, that is, the person who: \\ - is the driving force behind the work presented \\ - is the author of the ideas presented in the paper \\ - did most of the work and implementation. \\ Ideally it is also the person who wrote most of the paper.  |
-|  Reality  |First author is often a professor who sticks their name on every paper published by a laboratory or department or group.  |+|  Reality  |First author is often a professor who sticks their name on every paper published by a laboratory or department or group. If the professor meets most or all of the above conditions, this is fine. Otherwise it is in an ethical grey area.   |
|  Second author  | This is the "second person in command" for the work presented in the paper  | |  Second author  | This is the "second person in command" for the work presented in the paper  |
|  Third, fourth, fifth, etc. author  | Typically a list of people who did some of the work; sometimes these are also people who had a hand in the writing of the paper, but very often they are not (mostly for practical reasons).| |  Third, fourth, fifth, etc. author  | Typically a list of people who did some of the work; sometimes these are also people who had a hand in the writing of the paper, but very often they are not (mostly for practical reasons).|