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“The emergence of a field: a network analysis of research on peer review” by Batagelj, Ferligoj and Squazzoni published in Scientometrics

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“The emergence of a field: a network analysis of research on peer review” by Vladimir Batagelj, Anuška Ferligoj and Flaminio Squazzoni has been recently published in Scientometrics. The article is available open access here. Abstract. This article provides a quantitative analysis of peer review as an emerging field of research by revealing patterns and connections between authors, fields and journals from 1950 to 2016. By collecting all available sources from…

“Artificial intelligence in peer review: How can evolutionary computation support journal editors?” by Mrowinski, Piotr Fronczak, Agata Fronczak, Ausloos and Nedic out in PLoS ONE

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“Artificial intelligence in peer review: How can evolutionary computation support journal editors?” by Maciej J. Mrowinski, Piotr Fronczak, Agata Fronczak, Marcel Ausloos and Olgica Nedic has been recently published in PLoS ONE. The article is available open access here. Abstract. With the volume of manuscripts submitted for publication growing every year, the deficiencies of peer review (e.g. long review times) are becoming more apparent. Editorial strategies, sets of guidelines designed…

“Scientometrics of peer review” by Flaminio Squazzoni, Elise Brezis and Ana Marušić out in Scientometrics

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“Scientometrics of peer review” by Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Brescia), Elise Brezis (Bar-Ilan University) and Ana Marušić (Split University) has been recently published in Scientometrics as preface of the PEERE special issue on peer review. The article is available open access here. Abstract. This article aims to introduce a special issue on “Scientometrics of peer review”, which collects papers originally presented at workshops and conferences organised by the COST ACTION…

“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…