AW: [SIGMETRICS] New Papers
Lutz.Bornmann at GV.MPG.DE
Tue Oct 19 04:15:53 EDT 2010
I guess your proposal is to include into the regression analysis the number
of "friends" and "enemies" for every submitted manuscript. This could be an
approximation method for an answer to the research question, but this method
is not very exact.
Dr. Dr. habil. Lutz Bornmann
Max Planck Society
Office of Research Analysis and Foresight
Email: bornmann at gv.mpg.de
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>[mailto:SIGMETRICS at LISTSERV.UTK.EDU] On Behalf Of Philip Davis
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>One could test the likelihood that the listing of "friends" or
>increases and/or reduces the chances of a manuscript being accepted.
>I'm thinking of a logistic regression with "acceptance" being
>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
>> 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
>> Gesendet: Mo 18.10.2010 19:53
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>> Would avoiding "enemies" (i.e. competitors) provide the same
>> 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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