DeJean (jan at ultr5.vub.ac.be) wrote:
: Surely not, but it's a good argument against people who seem to find it
: 'normal' that someone gets co-authorships just because he looked up a chemical
: in a catalogue or installed a program on one or another computer. We would
: like to get rid of articles with numerous authors since they only degrade
: (ridiculize) the _real_ authors.
That's an interesting question... Especially, who should be first, the one
who designed the experimental work or the one who carried it out, if there
are three authors and the supervisor is at the final position.