An article on “Attitudes of referees in a multidisciplinary journal: An empirical analysis” by Niccolò Casnici, Francisco Grimaldo, Nigel Gilbert and Flaminio Squazzoni has been recently published in JASIST (Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology). The open access publication of this article was supported by PEERE. Here is the article.
Petra Ahrweiler (EA European Academy, Germany, PEERE WG3 vice-leader) published “Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis – The Role of Peer Review and Open Access in University Knowledge Dissemination and Evaluation- Mainz, 26 und 27 Januar 2016” in ABI Technik, 36, 1, 2016. This article reported on the PEERE and KNOWeSCAPE joint meeting and the link between peer review and open access, which was discussed in Mainz, on 26-27 January 2016. Have…
Marcel Ausloos published “Coherent measures of the impact of co-authors in peer review journals and in proceedings publications” in Physica A 438 (2015) 568-578
“Priority criteria in peer review of scientific articles” by Olgica Nedić and Aleksandar Dekanski published online in Scientometrics on 2nd February 2016. Here is the abstract. Number of researchers, journals and articles has significantly increased in the last few years and peer review is still the most reliable instrument to sort out innovative, valuable, scientifically sound information from the pool of submitted results. Editors and publishers join their efforts to…
“Peer review motivation frames: A qualitative approach” by Monica Zaharie (a new PEERE MC member from Romania) & Codruţa Luminiţa Osoian published in the European Management Journal on 29 December 2015. Have a look here.
A paper entitled “Exploring Social Practices of Peer-Review in an Agent-Based Simulation: The COST Action PEERE”, by Virginia Dignum and Frank Dignum (Delft University of Technology, NL) has been published in The 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015) conference proceedings. The paper presented PEERE to an international audience. Here is a copy of the paper.
Federico Bianchi and Flaminio Squazzoni (2015) Is three better than one? Simulating the effect of reviewer selection and behavior on the quality and efficiency of peer review. Yilmaz L. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference. Here is a copy
Marcel Ausloos, Olgica Nedic, Agata and Piotr Fronczak published an article entitled “Quantifying the quality of peer reviewers through Zipf’s law” in Scientometrics, on 5 September 2015. A preliminary version of the article was presented at a PEERE meeting in Lisbon on January 2015. See the article here. Abstract. This paper introduces a statistical and other analysis of peer reviewers in order to approach their “quality” through some quantification measure, thereby…
“Complex systems approach to scientific publication and peer-review system: development of an agent-based model calibrated with empirical journal data” by Michail Kovanis, Raphaël Porcher, Philippe Ravaud and Ludovic Trinquart (Paris Descartes) published n Scientometrics on 10th December 2015. Read the article here.
Stephen Cowley (University of Southern Denmark) published an open access article on “How peer review constrains cognition: on the frontline in the knowledge sector” in Frontiers in Psychology, on 3 November 2015. Here is a pdf copy.