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I am making my slides with beamer and for the references, I'm referencing it to a .bib file. In that file I have the following entry:

@mastersthesis{kooshathesis,
  title={Disease-Gene Association Using a Genetic Algorithm},
  author={Tahmasebipour, Koosha},
  year={2014},
  school={Brock University}
}

My problem is that, in generated slides, it can't recognize \cite{kooshathesis} while there is no problem with other entries of my .bib file.

Is that a problem with @masterthesis ?

Edit: As it was suggested here, I'm including a MVE here:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usetheme{Marburg}
\setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}{[\theenumiv]}

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}
I want to cite this work \cite{kooshathesis}, but it doesn't work!
\end{frame}

\begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]
    \frametitle{References}      
   \tiny{\bibliographystyle{abbrv} }
    \bibliography{references}
\end{frame}

\end{document}
  • Are you using biblatex as citation package? – Johannes_B Sep 3 '15 at 17:09
  • No I'm not, this is the references slide: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{References} \tiny{\bibliographystyle{abbrv} } \bibliography{references} \end{frame} should I use that package? @Johannes_B – ashkanent Sep 3 '15 at 17:41
  • The style actually knows that type, so i guess a minimal working example is needed. Somebody will figure out what to do once your basic code is known. – Johannes_B Sep 3 '15 at 17:44
  • Thanks for your suggestion, I just edited the post. Do you see any problem there? @Johannes_B – ashkanent Sep 4 '15 at 15:18
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the cause was a faulty database with some double entry. – Johannes_B Sep 13 '15 at 18:50

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