AW: [SIGMETRICS] New Papers
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Mon Oct 18 16:14:34 EDT 2010
One could test the likelihood that the listing of "friends" or "enemies"
increases and/or reduces the chances of a manuscript being accepted.
I'm thinking of a logistic regression with "acceptance" being the outcome.
This, obviously, is a different kind of analysis that does not involve
citations, but requires review data from the publisher.
Bornmann, Lutz wrote:
> Dear Phil,
> this would be interesting to test however difficult to investigate. Normally,
> the editors do not select author-excluded reviewers. Thus, one does not have
> the ratings of these reviewers.
> Von: ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Metrics im Auftrag von Philip Davis
> Gesendet: Mo 18.10.2010 19:53
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> Would avoiding "enemies" (i.e. competitors) provide the same result as
> preferentially selecting "friends"? Many journals allow authors to list
> preferential reviewers as well as those they would rather avoid
> evaluating their work.
> --Phil Davis
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