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“Duration and quality of the peer review process: the author’s perspective” by Janine Huisman & Jeroen Smits published in Scientometrics

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“Duration and quality of the peer review process: the author’s perspective” by Janine Huisman & Jeroen Smits (Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands), which was originally presented at a PEERE workshop, has been recently published in Scientometrics. The article is open access here. Abstract. To gain insight into the duration and quality of the scientific peer review process, we analyzed data from 3500 review experiences submitted by authors to the SciRev.sc…

“Does single blind peer review hinder newcomers?” by Marco Seeber and Alberto Bacchelli published in Scientometrics

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“Does single blind peer review hinder newcomers?” by Marco Seeber (Ghent University, Belgium) and Alberto Bacchelli (Delft University, Netherlands) has been published in the online version of Scientometrics. The article will be included in the special issue on “Scientometrics of peer review” that includes many articles originally presented at PEERE meetings and co-authored by PEERE members. Here is the (full open access) article Abstract. Several fields of research are characterized…

“Post retraction citations in context: a case study” by Judit Bar-Ilan and Gali Halevi published in Scientometrics

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“Post retraction citations in context: a case study” by Judit Bar-Ilan (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) and Karoly Takacs (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA) has been published in the online version of Scientometrics. The article will be included in the special issue on “Scientometrics of peer review” that includes many articles originally presented at PEERE meetings and co-authored by PEERE members. Here is the (full open access)…

“The miracle of peer review and development in science: an agent-based model” by Simone Righi and Karoly Takacs published in Scientometrics

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“The miracle of peer review and development in science: an agent-based model” by Simone Righi (University of Bologna, Italy) and Karoly Takacs (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary) has been published in the online version of Scientometrics. The article will be included in the special issue on “Scientometrics of peer review” that includes many articles originally presented at PEERE meetings and co-authored by PEERE members. Here is the (full open…

“Assessing peer review by gauging the fate of rejected manuscripts: the case of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation” by Niccolò Casnici et al. published in Scientometrics, 2017

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“Assessing peer review by gauging the fate of rejected manuscripts: the case of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation” by Niccolò Casnici, Francisco Grimaldo, Pierpaolo Dondio, Nigel Gilbert and Flaminio Squazzoni has been published in Scientometrics on 03 March 2017. Here is the article. Abstract. This paper investigates the fate of manuscripts that were rejected from JASSS-The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, the flagship journal of…

“Day of the week effect in paper submission/acceptance/rejection to/in/by peer review journals. II. An ARCH econometric-like modeling” by Marcel Ausloos, Olgica Nedic, Aleksandar Dekanski, Maciej J. Mrowinski, Piotr Fronczak and Agata Fronczak published in “Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications”!

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“Day of the week effect in paper submission/acceptance/rejection to/in/by peer review journals. II. An ARCH econometric-like modeling” by Marcel Ausloos, Olgica Nedic, Aleksandar Dekanski, Maciej J. Mrowinski, Piotr Fronczak and Agata Fronczak has been published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 468, 15 February 2017, Pages 462–474. Here is the article. Abstract. This paper aims at providing a statistical model for the preferred behavior of authors submitting a paper…

A news article on “Reviewing the review process: New Frontiers of Peer Review”, which promotes PEERE, by R. Wijesinha-Bettoni et al. has been published on the last issue of “Xjenza Online”

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A news article on “Reviewing the review process: New Frontiers of Peer Review”, which promotes PEERE, by R. Wijesinha-Bettoni et al. has been published on the last issue of Xjenza Online – Journal of The Malta Chamber of Scientists. Abstract: This news article introduces a new COST Action entitled PEERE (TD1306), which stands for New Frontiers of Peer Review (PEERE). PEERE is a trans-domain proposal which brings together researchers from…

Stefano Balietti and Dirk Helbing (past PEERE members) published “Peer review and competition in the Art Exhibition Game” in PNAS, 2016, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603723113

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On 11 July 2016, Stefano Balietti (previously at ETH Zurich, now at Network Science Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, US) and Dirk Helbing (ETH Zurich), both past PEERE members from Switzerland, published an article on Peer review and competition in the Art Exhibition Game in PNAS, 2016. A preliminary version of the paper was presented at a PEERE meeting in Zurich in 2015. Here is the abstract: “Competition is an essential…

“Day of the week effect in paper submission/acceptance/rejection to/in/by peer review journals”, by Marcel Ausloos, Olgica Nedic and Aleksandar Dekanski published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 456, 15 August 2016, Pages 197–203

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Day of the week effect in paper submission/acceptance/rejection to/in/by peer review journals, by Marcel Ausloos, Olgica Nedic and Aleksandar Dekanski published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 456, 15 August 2016, Pages 197–203. Abstract. This paper aims at providing an introduction to the behavior of authors submitting a paper to a scientific journal. Dates of electronic submission of papers to the Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society have…