First, no LLM tool will be accepted as a credited author on a research paper. That is because any attribution of authorship carries with it accountability for the work, and AI tools cannot take such responsibility.

Nature Editorial

Leading science journal Nature is introducing two guidelines for attributing material generated by a large language model (LLM). As well as their first guideline (quoted above), Nature says using AI tools should be documented in the research, for example, in the methods, acknowledgements, or an “other appropriate section.”


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